Kelly Kurt

Gold Star - 194,030 Points (1/14/1958 / Cedar Rapids Iowa)

Zero - Poem by Kelly Kurt

Multiply it by any number
As large as you please
As often as you care
The answer is nothing

Topic(s) of this poem: life


Comments about Zero by Kelly Kurt

  • Bri Edwards (1/9/2017 9:23:00 PM)


    Pamela needs to go back to school. or is she making a joke?

    but re your response to her, what about dividing?

    i've had three previous wives. none quite made it to zero, but sometimes they may have been trying. yes, they were trying at times!

    as i was and continue to be! ! !
    bri :)
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  • Pamela Sinicrope (11/25/2015 8:38:00 AM)


    So how did zero ever make it to one? How did nothing make it to something? (Report) Reply

    Kelly Kurt Kelly Kurt (11/25/2015 11:34:00 AM)

    Zero is easily added to, (and subtracted from) but when multiplied by, results in oblivion

  • Kumarmani Mahakul (11/25/2015 12:39:00 AM)


    Wisely speculated and nicely depicted. You are too clever dear Kelly, thanks for sharing. (Report) Reply

    Kelly Kurt Kelly Kurt (11/25/2015 11:31:00 AM)

    Thank you my friend. I have fun with such short and seemingly obvious poems

  • Akhtar Jawad (11/24/2015 11:40:00 PM)


    What a lovely number is zero! In fact it rules the base ten system. (Report) Reply

    Kelly Kurt Kelly Kurt (11/25/2015 12:14:00 AM)

    Thanks to Arabic scholars.

  • Souren Mondal (11/24/2015 10:23:00 AM)


    Ya sometimes our life - all that we had done - end up being a 'zero'.. Or maybe, it's just the time we spend after doing things that have nothing good for us - the end result is zero... A nice poem Kelly.. Thanks for sharing.. (Report) Reply

    Kelly Kurt Kelly Kurt (11/24/2015 12:24:00 PM)

    A rather obvious mathematical statement, but intentionally left open to interpretation.
    Thanks, Souren

  • Shah Surja (11/24/2015 9:43:00 AM)


    Beautiful..... poem (Report) Reply

    Kelly Kurt Kelly Kurt (11/24/2015 12:22:00 PM)

    Thank you, Shah.

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, November 24, 2015



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