The true spirit of delight, the exaltation,
the sense of being more than man,
which is the touchstone of the highest excellence,
is to be found in mathematics as surely as in poetry.
Bertrand Russell (1872-1970)
Mathematical language can heighten the imagery of a poem; mathematical structure can deepen its effect. Feast here on an international menu of poems made rich by mathematical ingredients . . . . . . . gathered by JoAnne Growney.