Unprincipled Archimedes

Eureka! Eureka!
Archimedes leaping
From his bath, was the birth
Of lateral thinking

I wonder if it's true -
Was he leaping into
Bed, when he invented
The Archimedes Screw?

About the Poem

A slightly naughty - OK really quite rude - poem about the ancient Greek philosopher and mathematician Archimedes.

Category

Rude and Revolting

Rating

Really quite rude

Style

Rhyming poem

Length

8 lines

Key Stage

KS3

Author

Patrick Winstanley

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