Monday, February 9, 2009

Ancient fib

I go-
ing to do
about my stubby
admirer? He keeps coming back.

– Anonymous, dates from ca. 800 A.D.

Translated from Sanskrit by L. Blumfeld. Goes to show that the ancient Indians, who were incidentally the ones that invented the so-called Arabic numerals, had already mastered the form of fibonacci poetry.

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