guts, glory, and mathematics.I think it certainly takes guts and brilliance to answer a mathematics question with a haiku.
what happens to solutions of dispersive systems when dispersion tends to zero.
It is a rather surprising new phenomenon, but not easy to express in layman's terms. In a report to the American Philosophical Society I put it into the form of haiku:
Speed depends on size
Balanced by dispersion
Oh, solitary splendor.