Purpose –The purpose of this poem is to consider budgeting in relation to some of the words that feature in number theory.
Approach – The poem consists of three four-line stanzas, in free verse but with elements of half rhyme.
Findings – The poem suggests that, although budgeting involves imagination of a future that might not come to exist, it is still an activity of value and to be taken seriously.
Originality/value – The poem focuses on a key management accounting tool, namely the budget.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1351
Number of pages1
JournalAccounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 30 May 2022


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