3.14

It’s like the genius who
pursues
the final decimal of π:
the more she calculates
and marks
down yet another numeral,
the further she becomes.
When all
she has to do is simply look
at any circle to
observe
the truth of what’s in front of her.

Traci O'Dea

Traci O'Dea

Traci O’Dea lives in the Channel Islands, UK. Her work has appeared in Poetry, 32Poems, Unsplendid, The Fiddlehead, A Room of One’s Own, and other literary journals as well as the anthology Where I See the Sun: Contemporary Poetry in the Virgin Islands.
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Traci O’Dea lives in the Channel Islands, UK. Her work has appeared in Poetry, 32Poems, Unsplendid, The Fiddlehead, A Room of One’s Own, and other literary journals as well as the anthology Where I See the Sun: Contemporary Poetry in the Virgin Islands.