Kelly Kurt

Gold Star - 200,855 Points (1/14/1958 / Cedar Rapids Iowa)

Beauty (Tanka) - Poem by Kelly Kurt

Grace and symmetry
Culturally subjective
Instinctive response
Inherent in tangible
Impalpably recognized

Topic(s) of this poem: beauty, life

Form: Tanka


Poet's Notes about The Poem

Beauty is in the physical and nonphysical. Our perceptions make it real to us in personal ways

Comments about Beauty (Tanka) by Kelly Kurt

  • Lyn Paul (11/13/2015 5:30:00 AM)


    Beauty is in the eye of the beholder and we view this and all see beauty so differently. Beauty truly is those simple thing in life.
    Thank You
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    Kelly Kurt (11/13/2015 12:19:00 PM)

    Thanks, Lyn. Subjective and usually only judged externally

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  • Kumarmani Mahakul (10/31/2015 10:39:00 AM)


    Marvellous presentation. Outstanding tanka shared really......10 (Report) Reply

    Kelly Kurt (11/13/2015 12:19:00 PM)

    Thanks. I hope to see others try this form

  • (10/31/2015 2:59:00 AM)


    it's all in the eyes of the beholder-10
    thanks Kelly
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  • (10/30/2015 9:43:00 PM)


    Physical or abstract wonder,
    Beauty can always awaken,
    Our inner thunder.
    wonderful poem, thanks
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    Kelly Kurt (10/30/2015 10:12:00 PM)

    I find beauty in almost everything. From music and art to people and nature. Thanks, Sandra

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Poem Submitted: Friday, October 30, 2015



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