### The Modulus Function

Every differentiable function
is also continuous.
"This does not mean,"
the Modulus Function
points out,
"that every continuous function
is differentiable too."

Math Poettary #5

### Not differentiable

A continuous function
Going along nicely
without lifting pencil
from paper.

Ouch!
This sharp point
got me,
its not differentiable.

Math Poettary #4

### Continuous function

A continuous function,
draw it without
picking up pencil
from paper.

At all points,
the left hand limit
the same as
the right hand limit,
the same as
the value of the function
at the point.

At all points
its value
what it should be.

Math Poettary #3

### Book Review by Tejasi Bhatnagar

BOOK REVIEW: GET SMART! MATHS CONCEPTS
DAILY BARD RATING: 4.5 STARS

Maths Concepts is a book written by Dr. Gaurav Bhatnagar for classes 6th to 8th. The interesting part of this book is that it has jokes and conversations related to maths. A child who gets 60% in maths may get above 90% after reading this book. It contains interesting problems which may look easy but are difficult to solve. It even teaches the ten important ways to do well in mathematics.

FULL DISCLOSURE
Tejasi is the author's daughter. This telegraphic book review was written for a school assignment to write a newspaper (which she named THE DAILY BARD). A character named Tejasi has also featured as one of the many kids having the 'conversations' mentioned in Tejasi's review. This fact may have influenced her interest in the book.

### No-x-in-Nixon

No-x-in-Nixon

NO X IN NIXON

A palindrome
but False.

NO X IN NIXON
sides reversed is
NO X IN NIXON

Truly
a longer palindrome.

sides reversed is
sides reversed is
sides reversed is

truly
the longest
palindrome.

GB #22

### Sense-non-Sense

Sense-Non-Sense

Image in
No Og
de Nash,
No Jabber
wock soever.

No pun
ya at all.
No Ji,
No Bee,
No ambi,
just potty.

Life sans
non-sense,
makes no sense:

It is
like this sentence.
Meaning less,
or none at all.

Or like this one.
Not funny;
no fun at all.

GB #21

### Love

Love

Fools marry the girl they love,
Wise men love the girl they marry,
goes an old dictum.

Love turns
most of us
backwards --
into a fool.

Eventually,
all turn wise.

GB #20

### Play

Play

"Come back soon from play,
is what you hear.

Until work becomes work,
and play, play.

Play hard enough,
and play becomes work.

But, work hard enough,
and work becomes play.

And if you look hard enough,
PLAY becomes LEARN.

Now you don't need,
to hurry back from play.

GB #19

### Discover

Discover
Ambigram by punyamishra

The scientific training,
teaches how to discover.

The artistic training
teaches how to uncover.

The mathematician uncovers,
only to discover --
new things to uncover.

GB #18 (Also Math Poettary)

### Isosceles Triangle

An Isosceles Triangle
looks in the mirror,
and finds itself un-reversed.
"My base angles are equal,"
it says.

Math Poettary #2

### Darpan (rotates to mirror)

Darpan (rotates to mirror)

When you read something in Hindi,
do you turn it around in your mind,
and think it through in English?

When you speak in English,
do you think it through in Hindi,
and turn it around in your mind?

Does your mind let you see
what you really are,
when you look in the mirror?

GB #17

### Blogger

Blogger

I may not write very well
but still,
I do write.

I may be confused,
but still,
I do express myself.

I may not have much to say,
but still,
I do say it.

I may not think too deeply,
but still,
I do think.

I am
a Blogger.

GB #16

### Ali

Ali

Ali said to himself:
"I'm the Greatest".
And for many,
he was
The Greatest

What do you
tell yourself?

GB #15

### Visual Wordplay

Visual Wordplay

A picture, they say,
is worth a thousand words.

that are also pictures?

Visual wordplay?

GB#14

### Anand (reflection)

Anand (reflection)

Anand.
Simple,
humble,
down-to-earth,
impassive.
A nice guy.

Aggressive.
Listens to
his opponent's
breathing,