Kelly Kurt

Gold Star - 194,042 Points (1/14/1958 / Cedar Rapids Iowa)

Regertable Constraints - Poem by Kelly Kurt

So many wonderful poets
So many good friends
So little time
I would like to read all that is written
Every syllable and nuance
Each thought and emotion
Alas, I have to pick and choose
Did I miss an insight?
Have I cheated myself of an experience?
Have I deprived a bard of a student?
Forgive me, literature
Absolve me, comrade and colleague
So many choices
So little time

Topic(s) of this poem: life, time

Comments about Regertable Constraints by Kelly Kurt

  • Ayman Parray (11/11/2015 2:08:00 PM)

    You are the King of PH for me or poetry for that matter. You do your best, God knows that and your friends know that. (Report) Reply

    Kelly Kurt (11/11/2015 3:41:00 PM)

    Thank you my dear friend. I have always disliked options. Choosing is difficult. If a member posts 10 or 20 or more poems a day, I have to choose a few that have titles that intrigue, and pass by the rest due to time constraints and the desire to give attention evenly across the large number of poets. Logic doesn't assuage my feelings.

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  • Madathil Rajendran Nair (11/9/2015 11:17:00 PM)

    You are forgiven. LOL! This is the thought that gnaws at every heart here. (Report) Reply

    Kelly Kurt (11/10/2015 12:20:00 AM)

    I imagine that it disturbs quite a few.

  • Pamela Sinicrope (11/9/2015 8:25:00 AM)

    Thanks for doing your best... It's pretty good! :) (Report) Reply

    Kelly Kurt (11/9/2015 2:18:00 PM)

    I do try.: -) Thanks, Pam

  • Akhtar Jawad (11/9/2015 7:51:00 AM)

    An impressive confession and apology to literature, yes, we have to do many other works besides reading poems. (Report) Reply

    Kelly Kurt (11/9/2015 2:17:00 PM)

    Thank you, my friend. Yes, there is always more to do

  • Kumarmani Mahakul (11/9/2015 1:58:00 AM)

    Having so many wonderful and good poets in friendship in nice in composed poem with tribute too. Life and time matter a lot in amazing relationship. Nice sharing...10 (Report) Reply

    Kelly Kurt (11/9/2015 3:49:00 AM)

    Many wonderful poets and friends make this forum what it is

  • (11/9/2015 1:51:00 AM)

    drinking more coffee will help
    thanks Kelly
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    Kelly Kurt (11/9/2015 3:48:00 AM)

    It couldn't hurt.: -)
    According to the Treasure Island stats, I have read about 12,000 poems in the less than 8 months I have been a member here. Of course there have been well over 100,000 posted in that time

  • (11/9/2015 1:50:00 AM)

    This is my lament too, never enought time to cover all the bases, but maybe its better to just not worry about what can't be changed and enjoy the journey. (Report) Reply

    Kelly Kurt (11/9/2015 3:44:00 AM)

    You are right, of course.

  • Mohammed Asim Nehal (11/9/2015 1:14:00 AM)

    Very true, I also feel the same when I am unable to logon and read all good poems, Is it Ok to read few poems that to of close friends and known poets? I don't know but by try my level best to do justice to good poems and great poets. A thought provoking poem, indeed, Sir. (Report) Reply

    Kelly Kurt (11/9/2015 3:43:00 AM)

    I read at least 50 poems each day but I feel bad that I completely skip over so many people and only read some of the many posted each day by friends

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Poem Submitted: Monday, November 9, 2015

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