Iron Poet: A Pi Poem

The Rules of the Pi Poem Challenge

Karen Brenchley
Mar 9, 2020 · 2 min read

March 14 is Pi Day, so in honor of the occasion the challenge is to write a poem based on the digits in pi. Some people think the digits of pi are only 3.1415, but the numbers go on infinitely, without any pattern among the digits. While this may trouble mathematicians, we’re going to use it to our gain.

An Iron Poet Pi Poem is…

One form of a pi poem is called the cadae, which limits the poet to the first five digits of pi and ignores the other aspects of its value. The…