Better late than never! I spent today at Busch Gardens Williamsburg with my two boys and was inspired to write today’s poem after riding Da Vinci’s Cradle. As a former math teacher and a new artist, Da Vinci is a huge source of inspiration to me. I even referenced him years ago in some research I was doing in graduate school! I have chosen the duo rhyme as my form for today. Since I wrote this after a long day in the warm spring sun, I feel some of it is rather forced, but what matters for April is just doing the writing. Editing comes later, right?Divine Da Vinci
A man most known for works of art,
Da Vinci was extremely smart.Intrigued by proportion divine,
Within The Last Supper’s the sign,
The golden ratio guides design.
Mona Lisa’s smile is just fine
Because with phi he did confine
All his marks so that they would align.
Madonna On The Rocks consigns
A golden pyramid incline.
Though structures set this man apart,
His paintings still are filled with heart.