Sandburg’s classic poem has timeless appeal for all those, young and old, who have ever struggled with the seeming intractibility of math (“Arithmetic is where. Arithmetic. Carl Sandburg. “Arithmetic” is a free verse poem – a poem without rhyme or regular meter. In this poem, Carl Sandburg lists his thoughts. Arithmetic is where numbers fly like pigeons in and out of your head. Arithmetic tells you how many you lose or win if you know how many you had before you.

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Lori Laster added it Nov 01, Hi Marj, This is especially an answer to the wish of Marj. He is sandubrg versed and has a wonderful manner of expressing his explanations and is simply better qualified than myself.

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Awesome poem, I always hated anything to do with arithmetic but i have seen them in different light. My grandmother had typed a copy for me when I was in grade school, but I lost it.

The story that accompanies raithmetic pictures is short but good. Renan Virginio marked it as to-read Aug 03, Illustrations of anamorphic imagery, seen as distortions of optical images, enhance a version of one of Carl Sandburg’s most beloved poems, complete with the poet’s own fascinating method of calculation.


They are mostly numbers that are sprawled out across the pages. Kevin Poston added it Jul 31, K marked it as to-read Sep 27, Lien marked it as to-read Jan 10, Ian Foutz rated it really liked it Jul 23, I’ve spend years and years racking my brain trying to remember just a little bit of the poem to search for it and now I’ve finally found it! Autumn rated it it was ok Nov 08, Evelia marked it as to-read Nov 11, They are sometimes huge, sometimes small, something curvy, sometimes diagonal, depending on what is written on the page.

Feb 24, Sarah Rourke rated it it was amazing Shelves: Igraine added it Feb 23, This book is upbeat, rhyming, and teaches certain tricks to remembe Personal Reaction: Enjoyed it thoroughly, though I have always been scared of the subject in school.

Beverly rated it liked it Jan 09, This poem is filled with American anachronisms. It will be a fun book to read to kids, and they will easily stay engaged. Jun 13, Heather Edrington rated it really liked it Shelves: Maya rated it liked it May 30, Karen rated it really liked it Dec 20, Ccarl like this poetry book more for the illustrations. Lists with This Book. Marlon marked it as to-read Dec 01, There was some interesting optical illusions to study.

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Hardcover27 pages. Betsy Brown rated it it was amazing Sep 06, There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Still I Rise Maya Angelou. Eliyas added it Jul 10, Michael Lloyd-Billington rated it liked it Oct 27, Rebecca Aarithmetic marked it as to-read Aug 31, You hold the book partially open and look with your eye yb to the red arrow.

This was a lot more interesting after I read the explanation, which is, for some reason, at the end of the book. Arithmetic by Carl Sandburg.

Poem: Arithmetic by Carl Sandburg

Ash Connell rated it it was amazing Jan 15, Jhellllllllll rated it it arithmteic amazing Dec 02, The illustrations are anamorphic, which means they’re distorted to make you look at things differently.

Apr 27, Beth rated it it was amazing Shelves: A beautifully envisioned humorous elaboration of the sweep of an otherwise boring yet most essential subject.

To ask other readers questions about Arithmeticplease sign up. It looks very cool. Kezia marked it as to-read Nov 03, Karen added it Jul 26,

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