I got a sample of Laura Purdue Salas’ recently published poetry picture book, Snowman-Cold=Puddle: Spring Equations on my Kindle (my library’s e-collection doesn’t have it yet. I love the equations in the sample, like the one in the title. The page layouts include the equation with illustrations by and some brief facts about the equation. I like it a lot, so I’ll probably end up with the book!
I’ve had the equations on my mind, and I’ve been trying to notice small Spring moments so I can write some equations. Here is what I have so far:
early Spring mornings + birds = symphony
Robins are one type of bird that sing in the morning. (That’s my first fact. I want to research Indiana birds and their songs to get more specific.)
moon + water droplets = corona or maybe moonbow (more poetic)
This phenomenon is most often seen as the moon approaches the full moon. (I noticed it early this evening near sunset. Tomorrow is a full super moon. Again more research will add more facts to this equation.)