Hello Brilliantians! Now since 2018 is coming to a close, I am going to hold a Math Poetry Contest.

**The Rules and Regulations (and some schedules):**

$\bullet$Your posted problem must at least have a poetic sense. As in ''$e$ is Euler's number, with no blunder. Find it's decimal value (to 2 d.p.), only it shows the virtue.''

$\bullet$ You have the right to choose what type of poem you want to write (Acrostic, Sonnet, Haiku, Limerick etc)

**Note** It depends if you want the entire poem to be your problem (as shown above) or just a bit of your problem

$\bullet$ Inappropriate content **MUST** not be included

$\bullet$ You may publish your problem on Brilliant or in this note.

$\bullet$ When you publish your problem on Brilliant, write "This is my entry to the Math Poetry Contest"[link to this note] in the problem.

$\bullet$ The contest ends on 1st Jan 2019 and late entries will not be considered.

$\bullet$ You may post unoriginal problems but make sure that they have not been posted on Brilliant.org

$\bullet$ You may post 3 problems at maximum

$\bullet$ Results will be announced on 8th Jan 2019

$\bullet$ The upvote system will be used to see who has the best poem problem! (You cannot downvote a poem problem if you dislike it. You may not upvote or downvote a problem you do not like ie. you are neutral and you **MUST** upvote your own poem.)

**Note**: Please remember that this is **NOT** a popularity vote!

So get writing problems and

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TopNewestHere is my entry.

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Here is my poem problem. Hope you like it.

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I made a change saying that you cannot upvote your own problem.

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All comments are automatically upvoted by the commenter. Voting for your own comment wouldn't change the results that much either; at least, I don't believe it would.

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shouldupvote their own problem. It fulfills the same purpose, and at the same time it is much easier to have everyone cooperate.Log in to reply

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Here is my poem!

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I have to admit. THE SOLUTION-PROBLEM POEM WAS GOING THE EXTRA MILE!!!!

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Thanks so much! I'm glad you enjoyed it.

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I SAID NO DOWNVOTES! Someone better remove this downvote

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I guess any downvotes, accidental or otherwise, can just be ignored in the final tally.

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Here's my first submission!

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May I write a problem but it does not count? Any thoughts about it? @David Vreken?

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Yeah, that's fine; it's your contest. Maybe get someone else to vote on it, though. What if we use the upvote system in order to see whose poem/problem is the best?

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I thought about that but I thought that it was too late to use the system. Well I will make the edits in the note!

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You must like my sonnet. The more likes, the better.

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You copied a bit of David Vreken.

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It’s actually inspired by his problem. And I feel it doesn’t matter if they were both sonnets. They were somehow different.

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David Vreken is crowned! Congratulations!

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@Ram Mohith, would you like to take part?

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Yes

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You have a lot of time so no pressure

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Here's my second submission!

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@Mohammad Farhan , what about free verse?

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That's a bit of a stretch. Most poets don't consider free verse to be poetry.

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If we already posted 3 problems and made a problem which we think is better, can we substitute one of our problems for that problem? Like remove one problem for a new problem before January 1, 2019?

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Yes you can delete your work if you want

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You can also remove the link from one of the problems too without deleting the entire problem.

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