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Video: A Love Poem for Lonely Prime Numbers

Performance poet (and math student) Harry Baker spins a love poem about his favorite kind of numbers — the lonely, love-lorn prime. He also has a complaint about Paper People. Here are two lively, inspiring poems from this charming performer.


Harry Baker has always loved words. He’s been blessed enough to travel round the world with them, winning the Poetry Slam World Cup in 2012 and currently using a maths degree as an excuse to live in Germany and find heaps more new words to play with. With two 5-star Edinburgh Fringe festival shows under his belt, his latest milestone is his 2014 book, The Sunshine Kid.

Harry Baker

One comment on “Video: A Love Poem for Lonely Prime Numbers

  1. Georganne Spruce
    November 23, 2019

    Absolutely amazing! Deeply moving!

    Liked by 1 person

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