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Monday 14 March 2011

Pi-Day with Pi-ku Haiku

What is PI ?
Pi means "Greek letter or Ratio of circle's diameter to its circumference" and is denoted by π ,the value being 3.14.Archimedes named the "number eventually to be known as pi" the Archimedes Constant.

What is Pi- Day ?
Pi Day is a holiday commemorating the mathematical constant π (pi). Pi Day is celebrated on March 14 (of the date's representation as 3/14 in month/day date format or 3/14 in month/day date format), since 3, 1 and 4 are the three most significant digits of π in the decimal form.

What is Pi-ku Haiku ?
Pi-ku Haiku:
  1. First line: 3 syllables
  2. Second line: 1 syllable
  3. Third line: 4 syllables
Pi-ku Haiku 1
Maths 'Circles'
Beauty of Pi  

Pi-ku Haiku-2
Hot Number

The true beauty of pi lies in its flexibility.Most of you would have seen the Movie or Read  Dan's Brown s "The Da Vinci code".There you can see how beautifully Pi is taken into next level comparing its beauty and relationships with human forms and nature.

It shows up in equations relating to DNA double helix descriptions, harmonic motion theory, superstrings, Einstein's gravitational field equation, you name it.Thats the " beauty of PI "

Pi-ku Haiku -3
Your Presence
Long Impression

Pi-ku Haiku -4
Tears or Smiles
The Needy Heart


  1. Excellent well done my friend.


  2. You have a wonderful selection of Pi-Ku. This is fun. I tweeted mine and put them in the OSI comments.

  3. Love them all! So perfect.

  4. I thought they were fantastic.

  5. Your pi-ku's were terrific. Lovely writing.

  6. I enjoyed your pi-ku and your reference to Dan Brown's book reminded me of the connection thanks for a great post!

  7. Wow! You were really baking some pi in your poetry 'oven', weren't you? ☼

    Well done!

  8. Another new form of poetry for me to try out! I love your pi-ku! How about:

    Fractions are
    Pieces of pi(e)

  9. oh these are lovely!

    at my daughters school, they celebrate PI day by have many different varieties of pie to eat! something fun while learning.

    thank you for your visit and comment

  10. I most especially like that last one. Well done!

  11. Wow, I was aware of such a day until today...Here, there is no such day as PI day... :(

    I love the Haiku 3 and 4... and yes, I am now on the perpetual mind to check out the beauty of PI...

  12. I was totally ignorant of P Pi Day. Thanks for informing me. Like to know these things!