news | Tuesday March 14, 2023

Happy Pi Day!

March 14, 3/14, is Pi Day, a day for math lovers and pastry lovers alike to rejoice. This year, we have an extra reason to celebrate: Song & Dread, the new poetry collection by Otoniya J. Okot Bitek, features a sequence of 50 Pi Day poems.

From “Pi Day 21”:

“navels begin to creep upwards
towards the sternum

most people won’t notice
because they’re drawn to the numbers on the screen…
because they’ve left the solid of their bodies
& now they leave no footprints”

Pick up a copy of Song & Dread for a sweet Pi Day treat.

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