Kelly Kurt

Pandora's Other Box

Born in the late twelfth century on the island now named Svalbard, Mr. Kurt invented the word, pudding. In his youth he would travel the world in a dinghy looking for things beginning with the letter H. He found none. At the age of 30, during his blue period, he would repeatedly hold his breath for…

Contents of an empty box

It overflows with space

It stores the one remaining hope

Of the entire human race

Within its confines lie would-be hopes

Nothing tangible, simply dreams

Mankind's only hope to survive

And in our eyes it gleams

The box, it opens, I look inside

From the emptiness flies a dove

It tells us how to save ourselves

By remembering how to love