The Sequence – A Poem

Sunflower – Image by Casey Pilley from Pixabay

Sunflowers, sand dollars, starfish and roses,

Spiraling mysteries of Fibonacci’s sequence.

Wave curl barrels, pinecones, nautilus shells;

Their forms and pattern, propel, move, swirl.

Galaxies twirl in the same infinite pirouette.

Fibonacci sequence; a stamp, a watermark,

The Divine architect’s patented trademark.

The Creator’s engraving on eternity’s locket.



As you know Fibonacci’s sequence posits that in the observable world there is a precise spiral. The sequence can be mapped out by adding the number in the sequence to its predecessor, beginning with zero and one. The result of the addition of the two numbers becomes the next number in the sequence. The sequence continues to infinity: (0, 1, 1, 2, 3,5,8,13…) The sequence is often illustrated as follows:

Image by Karin Henseler from Pixabay

Published by Suzette Benjamin

Positive thinker, inspiration, sometimes writer, faith

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