We dance round in a ring and suppose,

But the Secret sits in the middle and knows.

from

*The Witness Tree.*

In this Robert Frost couplet, “The Secret Sits,” the poet may not have intended to speak of mathematics but his lines sing true for mathematical discovery.

We dance round in a ring and suppose,

But the Secret sits in the middle and knows.

from*The Witness Tree.*

We dance round in a ring and suppose,

But the Secret sits in the middle and knows.

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A great comment on faith - very nice poem - Thanks JoAnne

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