Kelly Kurt

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

Waking Up - Poem by Kelly Kurt

It continually amazes and amuses me
This reappearance of awareness
Oblivion rebuked once more
Five, six hours, an eternity
A twinkle of an eye
Where was I?
The ‘I’ that writes
The ‘I’ that thinks
The ‘I’ that experiences
How effortlessly that comes and goes
Brushing slumber's crust from my eyes
I put it out of my mind
I am here, for now

Topic(s) of this poem: life


Comments about Waking Up by Kelly Kurt

  • Ayman Parray (8/31/2015 12:51:00 AM)


    The man whose creativity flows like a river
    Is not a taker but a giver - That is you, Kelly. A wonderful poem. Thank you.
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    Kelly Kurt Kelly Kurt (8/31/2015 11:00:00 AM)

    I woke up today to this wonderful comment. Thanks, Ayman

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  • Cailey Martin (8/30/2015 7:44:00 PM)


    This poem has such a wonderfully deliberate quality. Thanks for sharing! (Report) Reply

    Kelly Kurt Kelly Kurt (8/30/2015 11:17:00 PM)

    Thanks, Cailey

  • Abdulrazak Aralimatti (8/30/2015 12:44:00 PM)


    Dear sir, it's good but take some good rest, we love you very much. (Report) Reply

    Kelly Kurt Kelly Kurt (8/30/2015 2:28:00 PM)

    Thank you, dear Abdulrazak.

  • Akhtar Jawad (8/30/2015 12:19:00 PM)


    A nice poem in Kelly Kurts' lovely style a singular one. (Report) Reply

    Kelly Kurt Kelly Kurt (8/30/2015 12:43:00 PM)

    One day I will not wake. Will I wonder a different question then?
    Thanks for your kind comment, Akhtar

  • Kim Barney (8/30/2015 11:41:00 AM)


    Wow! Your mind is amazing. A wonderful poem. I'm putting it on my favorites list.
    (And voting it a ten!)
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    Kelly Kurt Kelly Kurt (8/30/2015 12:42:00 PM)

    Thank you, Kim. I'm sure that at one time or another, many people, upon waking, have thought a similar question

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, August 30, 2015



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