Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Discovering the Secret

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.

1 comment:

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