by Sakura

Math is vital for life, they say
Math is a gateway to opportunity

That may be true, but

Math is also an
escape from reality

Sort those numbers, they say
These rules are just rules, memorize them and apply them
Move this number here and
this number

And bada-bing! you've solved the problem

Why can't life be like that?
Just know the rules,
remember them,
apply them, move this here
that there
and get rid of
and your problem is gone!

Math is awesome, they say
But they never explain

why math
is not like

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