"Calculus is a collection of ingenious fallacies."

Michel Rolle

An explanation of the heading of this page: It is the Math Series, as I, radical mathpoet! (okay, so it's actually a factorial, but it looks cooler as emphasis, no?), communicate from One to Infinity, which is part of my conception of the internet.

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Fifth Period Was After Lunch |

e to the xGo ahead: Exert your influence. I shall remain Indelible. He integrated me for a while But I stayed Me (+ Constant) So when he differentiated (he hoped I'd pine) I came out: Me. 8:20 pm, 1/21/98 Copyright 1998 by Sharon J. Cichelli |

With Respect to TimeI don't want to think About differentials, Feeling your lips through formulae. The beauty of a function That maps the brightness of M28 Misses the magnitude of Us. The change in me With respect to you Left me with a slippery slope fallacy; All my attempts were Crisco. 7:15 pm, 10/20/97 Copyright 1997 by Sharon J. Cichelli |

Solving2Pi Radians: All the way around, Encircled. I wish. Left with a U-substitution Fraught with imaginary numbers, And it isn't as good. I've stopped stressing for a sign That you are my co- sine [solving for Why] 'Cause worries are tangential And derivative (it's positive). 9:27 pm, 3/23/97 Copyright 1997 by Sharon J. Cichelli |

DrillI. Asymptotic: The crush on a friend. Parallel lines, Bound fast by the will Of an axiomatical chaperone. But, O! Sweet crystalline tesseract, Euclid was wrong. (11/19/96) II. but won't be denied. for now, with tears that run up and diagonally, i find i've divided by zero. and we are beaten hard for our Hyperbole. III. one tender ray of sunshine licks raw wounds, its comfort stinging. One over infinity is very small. And when the limit is met, what will be the sum of the series? IV. not even at the origin V. New graph paper seems in order. Hole in the graph-- a tear-- gapes ragged and oozes But the Curve Soars off the page And will continue Ever On. (12/5/96) VI. Approaching The Perfect Beauty Of Infinity. (12/6/96) Copyright 1997 by Sharon J. Cichelli |

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