Humor Poetry posted August 13, 2020

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5-7-5 (rays angle through prism)


by Mark D. R.

rays angle through prism
form hypotenuse of light 
tangent to my sight

5-7-5 writing prompt entry
Writing Prompt
Write a 5-7-5 poem on any subject. The only rule is to follow the 5-7-5 syllable count (first line has five syllables, second line has seven, third line has five again).

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SOHCAHTOA - a reminder of your old geometry class: sine opposite hypotenuse, cosine opposite hypotenuse, tangent opposite adjacent.

The following provides an alternative spelling:

hypothenuse: hy�??�?�·poth-e-nuse

Variant of hypotenuse
THE AMERICAN HERITAGE�?�® DICTIONARY OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE, FIFTH EDITION by the Editors of the American Heritage Dictionaries. Copyright 2016
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