Kelly Kurt

Gold Star - 210,665 Points (1/14/1958 / Cedar Rapids Iowa)

The Acorn (Haiku) - Poem by Kelly Kurt

Where do you go now?
The acorn with this choice says
“Undoubtedly, up! ”

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

Form: Haiku

Comments about The Acorn (Haiku) by Kelly Kurt

  • (7/22/2016 11:44:00 AM)

    brilliant oak joke!
    Tom Billsborough
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    Kelly Kurt (7/22/2016 4:53:00 PM)

    Unless a squirrel gets to it first. : -)

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  • (8/25/2015 6:44:00 AM)

    Your haikus contain so much wisdom and deep thoughts. Good work. Bless you (Report) Reply

    Kelly Kurt (8/25/2015 8:52:00 AM)

    Thank you, Allotey

  • Bri Edwards (6/23/2015 2:49:00 PM)

    i enjoyed your haiku and the longer poem shared in a comment. i think the acorn is making a wise choice, and at such a young age! !

    bri :)
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    Kelly Kurt (6/23/2015 6:15:00 PM)

    Precocious seed. : -)

  • (4/3/2015 3:10:00 AM)

    The whole beauty of creation is inside an acorn which becomes an Oak tree............there is a famous poem...forgot the author...........which starts.............
    Little by little, the acorn said,
    As it slowly sank in its mossy bed,
    I am improving every day,
    Hidden deep in the earth away.
    Little by little each day it grew;
    Little by little it sipped the dew;
    Downward it sent out a threadlike root;
    Up in the air sprung a tiny shoot,
    Day after day, and year after year,
    Little by little the leaves appear;
    And the slender branches spread far and wide,
    Till the mighty oak is the forest's pride.

    Little by little, said the thoughtful boy,
    Moment by moment, I'll well employ,
    Learning a little every day,
    And not misspending my time in play;
    Whatever I do I will do it well.
    Little by little, I'll learn to know
    The treasured wisdom of long ago;
    And one of these days, perhaps, will see
    That the world will be the better for me.
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    Dimitrios Galanis (12/6/2015 8:14:00 AM)

    Memorized! Congratulations!

    Kelly Kurt (4/3/2015 3:37:00 PM)

    Thank you for sharing that, Lalitha. How wonderful that you have it memorized.

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Poem Edited: Monday, April 20, 2015

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