Kelly Kurt

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

Tear (Haiku) - Poem by Kelly Kurt

Mute saline symbol
Decorates corner of eye
With both grief and joy

Topic(s) of this poem: emotion, hope, life, love, memory, nature

Form: Haiku

Comments about Tear (Haiku) by Kelly Kurt

  • Daniel Brick (7/27/2017 6:57:00 PM)

    Lovely, consoling thought The brevity is part of its success. (Report) Reply

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  • Queeny Gona (2/16/2017 3:45:00 AM)

    Simply superb hiaku sir. (Report) Reply

    Kelly Kurt (2/21/2017 12:48:00 PM)

    Thank you so much, my friend

  • (2/6/2017 3:34:00 PM)

    Thanks for acknowledging my comment. Michael. (Report) Reply

  • (2/1/2017 5:27:00 PM)

    I like the haiku form, which you handle very well. (Report) Reply

    Kelly Kurt (2/6/2017 1:10:00 PM)

    Thank you, Michael. I hope to get back to writing with this form soon

  • (12/6/2016 10:36:00 PM)

    An ode to tears! One of the best haiku poems that I've read in some time. Thank you, Kelly. (Report) Reply

    Kelly Kurt (12/12/2016 2:13:00 PM)

    Thank you, Richard. Haiku is a favored form of mine

  • Bri Edwards (11/10/2016 8:34:00 PM)

    134 comments! ! ! ! well, i guess all of your responses are counted also. but STILL OVER 60! ! ! i mean poem comments, not YOU!

    I am a frugal tear-user. i'm saving them for when i REALLY need them, in case ice cream is declared an illegal substance; i 'hate' breaking the law!

    bri :)
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    Kelly Kurt (11/14/2016 1:30:00 PM)

    Thanks, Bri. There were a few hundred dislikes on this one too. : -O

  • The Pedestrian (10/17/2016 4:10:00 PM)

    Very nice. You are the thinking man's thinker!

    the pedestrian (one of many)
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    Kelly Kurt (10/17/2016 4:28:00 PM)

    Thank you, Pedestrian. I overthink at times too. : -)

  • Hans Vr (10/2/2016 9:08:00 AM)

    Water is truly amazing, but tears outdo their 'mother substance' manifold.
    A wonderful haiku about this most special drop.
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    Kelly Kurt (10/2/2016 1:13:00 PM)

    Thank you, Hans.

  • (9/12/2016 2:30:00 PM)

    Condensed emotion, Superb stuff (Report) Reply

    Kelly Kurt (9/12/2016 6:59:00 PM)

    Thank you. I truly enjoy these terse forms of poetry

  • Palas Kumar Ray (8/26/2016 12:05:00 PM)

    Nice work. keep it up. (Report) Reply

    Kelly Kurt (8/26/2016 12:37:00 PM)

    Thank you, Palas. I hope I can

  • Dorothy- A. Holmes (8/19/2016 7:17:00 PM)

    a splendid senryu!

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    Kelly Kurt (8/19/2016 8:01:00 PM)

    Thank you, Dorothy. Your opinion means a lot to me

  • Ludolf Dauphin (8/12/2016 3:04:00 AM)

    Beautiful and powerful haiku (Report) Reply

    Kelly Kurt (8/19/2016 2:54:00 PM)

    Thank you, Sir.

  • Unwritten Soul (8/7/2016 1:59:00 AM)

    Such a powerful imagery you done with your words... :) :) loved it (Report) Reply

    Kelly Kurt (8/7/2016 2:08:00 AM)

    Thank you. This was one of my first haiku. I have since learned that it is a senryu

  • Anzelyne Shideshe (7/31/2016 1:56:00 PM)

    Awesome poem.Keep writing. (Report) Reply

    Kelly Kurt (7/31/2016 3:37:00 PM)

    Thank you so much, Anzelyne. I will

  • Yasmin Khan (7/30/2016 10:37:00 AM)

    A crisp lovely piece describing a tear drop (Report) Reply

    Kelly Kurt (7/30/2016 12:33:00 PM)

    May all yours be of joy

  • Howard 'the motivational poet' Simon (7/25/2016 7:37:00 AM)

    Smple yet sublime. (Report) Reply

    Kelly Kurt (7/30/2016 12:33:00 PM)

    Thank you, Howard. That is the best compliment I could hope for

  • Sasanka Sekhar Panda (7/21/2016 12:07:00 AM)

    Wonderful Eyes are the abode of hope, joy, wonder, astonishment, trust, as well as anguish, sorrow and depression. The twin reflect all aspects of human behavior. Well said in this three-lined Haiku Kelly. (Report) Reply

    Kelly Kurt (7/21/2016 3:00:00 AM)

    Thank you, Sasanka. This is one of the first Haiku I ever wrote and it remains as one of my favorites

  • Robert Murray Smith (7/9/2016 11:35:00 PM)

    Kelly, a wonderful poem. It mirrors to some extent my thoughts about the Mind. I have just penned: The Uncaring Universe. Does it care about memory loss? (Report) Reply

    Kelly Kurt (7/10/2016 12:30:00 AM)

    We are the universe, Robert, and I for one care about many things

  • Indira Renganathan (7/8/2016 9:41:00 AM)

    Awesome Kelly..tears can be of joy as well as of sorrow..... well said in just three lines..thank you for this cute work
    Thank you for your comment on my poem too
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    Kelly Kurt (7/8/2016 1:43:00 PM)

    Thank you, and you are welcome, Indira. I hope your tears are all those of joy

  • Dr.subhendu Kar (7/7/2016 8:36:00 AM)

    wonderful write of Haiku of Tear to express psychic throes, thanks for sharing (Report) Reply

    Kelly Kurt (7/7/2016 9:19:00 AM)

    Thank you for reading, Dr. Kar

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, March 26, 2015

Poem Edited: Monday, April 20, 2015

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