"Let x denote beauty, — y, manners well-bred, —"z, Fortune, — (this last is essential), —"Let L stand for love" — our philosopher said, —"Then L is a function of x, y, and z,"Of the kind which is known as potential."Now integrate L with respect to d t,"(t Standing for time and persuasion);"Then, between proper limits, 'tis easy to see,"The definite integral Marriage must be: —"(A very concise demonstration)."
What' s not to love about this poem! There's algebra, there's life, there's love, and there is a whole lot of mathematics! I have rarely stumble across such poems, and I really enjoyed this one even as I had just started reading it! Please do read the whole version in the hyperlink I have provided above. The story-poem has a really witty twist that I will not spoil for you! I absolutely enjoyed this poem. Is there a science/math poem, or any poem that goes high as 'nerdy'? Do share it with all of us in the comments below, I'd love to read more of them!