A grook

Date: 8 Jan 2017 03:11 am (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] thnidu
This reminds me of one of Piet Hein's short poems, of the type he called a grook (Danish gruk, said to be a portmanteau of grin 'smile' and suk 'sigh'). I have many of the small English paperbacks. This is downloaded from http://www.geocities.ws/entercarp/poetry/grooks/grooks.htm .


GETTING DOWN TO FUNDAMENTALS

It will steadily shrink,
our earthly abode,
until antipode stands
upon antipode.

Then, soles together,
the planet gone,
we'll know the ground
that we rest upon.
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