Kelly Kurt

Gold Star - 193,815 Points (1/14/1958 / Cedar Rapids Iowa)

Compared To Now - Poem by Kelly Kurt

Thirty years ago I had the body of a Greek god
Compared to now

I was energetic, tireless and engaged in life
Compared to now

Adventures abounded and friends were replete
Compared to now

The best years of life laid ahead in vast number
Compared to now

I was ignorant, raw, inexperienced and foolish
Compared to now

Nothing can compare to the singular now

Topic(s) of this poem: hope, human condition, life, love, memory, nature, philosophical , thoughts


Comments about Compared To Now by Kelly Kurt

  • Kavana D Rajan (7/26/2016 8:34:00 PM)


    Sometimes when we look back into our lives we get stuck into this whirlpool of thoughts. well written Sir :) (Report) Reply

    Kelly Kurt Kelly Kurt (7/27/2016 12:14:00 AM)

    Thank you, Kavana. Now is always all we have

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  • Melvina Germain (1/18/2016 5:38:00 AM)


    It's all beautiful, then, now and I'm positive the future too. Love your poem as memories unfold within me. I'm delighted thank you Kelly..... (Report) Reply

    Kelly Kurt Kelly Kurt (1/18/2016 12:26:00 PM)

    I like to think that although time has done what time does to the body, that I have used that time to expand my mind

  • Charity Nduhiu (9/4/2015 12:22:00 AM)


    Things are changing with the new technology compared to those years. (Report) Reply

    Kelly Kurt Kelly Kurt (9/4/2015 10:56:00 AM)

    And will continue to do so

  • (4/1/2015 5:49:00 PM)


    Ah to be young again with the wisdom of today
    We don't really realize it, till our youth has gone away.

    Your poem is excellent, transmits your nostalgic feelings perfectly. Reaches out.....
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    Kelly Kurt Kelly Kurt (4/1/2015 6:33:00 PM)

    I injured my knee today lifting weights and felt my age. But I would not trade one second of my wisdom, knowledge and experience for my perfectly fit young body.

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Poem Edited: Monday, April 20, 2015


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