Kelly Kurt

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

Skin (Tanka) - Poem by Kelly Kurt

Thin, supple membrane
Covering muscle and bone
Delicate yet strong
With many different shades
Man’s cover should not be judged

Topic(s) of this poem: life, prejudice, racism

Form: Tanka


Comments about Skin (Tanka) by Kelly Kurt

  • Kumarmani Mahakul (9/22/2015 2:41:00 PM)


    Marvellous one. Thanks for sharing. 10 (Report) Reply

    Kelly Kurt Kelly Kurt (9/22/2015 7:09:00 PM)

    Thank you, Kumarmani. I am tired of people being judged my superficial means.

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  • Sanjukta Nag (9/22/2015 3:07:00 AM)


    Wonderful depiction and the last line is also carrying a valuable message. great write. (Report) Reply

    Kelly Kurt Kelly Kurt (9/22/2015 11:50:00 AM)

    Thank you, Sanjukta. I hope it opens at least one set of eyes

  • (9/22/2015 2:27:00 AM)


    Exquisite and deep. (Report) Reply

    Kelly Kurt Kelly Kurt (9/22/2015 11:49:00 AM)

    Thanks, Sandra. I am so tired of prejudice based solely on color

  • Mohammed Asim Nehal (9/22/2015 2:26:00 AM)


    Wisely written Tanka, TFS........I liked it...10 (Report) Reply

    Kelly Kurt Kelly Kurt (9/22/2015 11:47:00 AM)

    Thank you sir. _

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, September 22, 2015



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