Kelly Kurt

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

Pachyderm Pageantry (Limerick) - Poem by Kelly Kurt

A heroic, striped rhinoceros
Received a medal, pre-posthumous
Though he wasn’t quite dead
It was pinned to his head
Touching, but a tad preposterous

Topic(s) of this poem: life

Form: Limerick

Comments about Pachyderm Pageantry (Limerick) by Kelly Kurt

  • Wes Vogler (12/13/2015 10:44:00 PM)

    I was just penning a ridiculous limerick.... Good for you Kelly tellit like it is.. quiten often just anexercise, playing with wirds and rhymes and lookionfg for alliteration to regarded as cklever writing. What impers we all are
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    Kelly Kurt Kelly Kurt (12/14/2015 12:21:00 AM)

    Thanks Wes. I am what I am and ridiculous or not I will keep on. : -)

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  • Akhtar Jawad (12/1/2015 3:10:00 AM)

    A difficult poem, who was that thick skinned declared dead though not completely dead. But when a medal was pinned to his head, did he survive? (Report) Reply

    Kelly Kurt Kelly Kurt (12/1/2015 2:08:00 PM)

    No, he didn't survive and so could not receive a Nobel.: -)
    Thanks, Akhtar

  • Souren Mondal (12/1/2015 2:33:00 AM)

    We are all rhinoceroses in one way or other.. In my part, at 70 kgs and 5 feet 8 inches, I might be baby rhino.. Thanks for sharing Kelly. (Report) Reply

    Kelly Kurt Kelly Kurt (12/1/2015 2:07:00 PM)

    I honestly was just penning a ridiculous limerick, but when I finished, I saw the possibility for multiple interpretations. Thank you, Souren

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, December 1, 2015

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