Saturday, April 20, 2013

Skittles Dust

the probabilities, ones and zeros,
heads or tails, an S or nothing
dividing the sample

the theoretical number
divided in fractions
becoming nothing but dust

Skittles dust
left from the sorting
approaching zero
but never quite reaching

April 20, 2013
“Skittles Dust”

poem drafted about probability lesson
by Mr. Baxter
for fifth graders,
Epsom Central School
poem “Boston Sports”
written with the fifth graders at
Epsom Central School
as part of “nouns, verbs, and adjectives” lesson
(last block of the day before April vacation)
April 19, 2013

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