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Is this a Grook or Not? (Nothing)

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Is this a Grook or Not? (Nothing)

How can something come out from nothing
When nothing can come from nothing?
So nothing isn’t nothing when it results into something,
Because by then, it would’ve been something and not nothing,
Since something must always result from another thing, 
but never from nothing.
Because nothing is not anything and something is anything.
Nothing can never be something and something can never be nothing.
So what is this business of something coming from nothing?
Nothing…because there exists no such thing.

** 2000-- ummm I'm still trying to grasp this grook, haha
and my attempts at it are fizzling out so I'm going to be
sneaky and just submit this, lol 
please bear with me I have NO idea if this old write of mine 
can even classify as a grook! Sorry Charles...will still try to 
come up with something though...

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  1. Date: 9/7/2010 10:55:00 PM
    Yeah, he blocked all of my kind responses to him, and he kept writing to I am not able to write back! Remember how the new block feature now encompasses everything? So I blocked him after awhile. He wants to be "friends" right away!? Haha! Wants me to remove my post RIGHT away! :D~Chris

  1. Date: 8/5/2010 1:44:00 PM
    Wow! You are commenting still at nearly 5am your time! You are even out-doing me right now!~Chris

  1. Date: 7/18/2010 10:31:00 PM
    (Ohhhh, look at Andrea's comment at me (o.O) Nikko, will you tell me the mistakes in those VG writes? Please! I have spent a huge chunk of my day proof-reading my poems because I re-saving them on disc, and printing them. Pretty please. I haven't even made it my VG writes yet. I know all of the stupid it's....but what else?~Chris

  1. Date: 7/14/2010 5:49:00 PM
    Nikko I came back to see this. Sorry, I still liked the other one better. That is just me though. No wonder I hate Grooks if this is what people think a grook should be. . This one is too wordy. It was ok, but I LOVE The other one. Just sorry (now that I know what I know about this whole thing)! LUv, Andrea

  1. Date: 7/14/2010 5:49:00 PM
    PS and read what CL Thornton said at the bottom of these comments. I agree with THAT guy, Nikko. I am so sorry your other one could not be seen for the little gem that it was! And that goofy Chris here. hahahaha I say "To each his own!" I am gonna go and fav the OTHER ONE.

  1. Date: 7/13/2010 11:14:00 PM
    Back again :D Ok, I am off to sleep now. Superb Grook here! Going to my Favs!~Chris

  1. Date: 7/13/2010 10:57:00 PM
    I sent you soupmail back....I KNEW this was a Grook the first time around. Piet Hein has many Grooks that don't stick to a specific format. *Sigh* Trust your instincts~Chris

  1. Date: 7/13/2010 9:54:00 PM
    Something in your soup mail. It came from something.

  1. Date: 7/13/2010 8:49:00 AM
    What ever it is, I love it. Good luck in the contest. There, I said something but know nothing. Caryl

  1. Date: 7/13/2010 12:14:00 AM
    Nikko, I have no idea what a grook is but something is something. And if i ever wrote a grook i would most defineatly wonder my self.Enjoyed, good luck if it is,..p.d.

  1. Date: 7/12/2010 6:47:00 PM
    nothing from nothing leaves nothing You gotta have something if ya wanna be with me. I am trying to remember the lyrics to that old song I think one of the Beatles sang it? I bet you are too young to ever have even heard it! well, this is SOMETHING out of nothing?? hahaha. Good luck, Nikko. A grook is a grook is a grook and by any other name is still a grook. Luv, Andrea

  1. Date: 7/12/2010 5:46:00 PM
    I don't know if it's a grook, Nikko, but it's very funny in one way and very insightful if you look at it from a different perspective. Perhaps the irony does qualify it as a grook. Best wishes in the contest. I had fun with the grook form too, but my poem was just four lines. Love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 7/12/2010 3:14:00 PM
    See, I did check out Piet Hein, and he has about 5000 Grooks that come in more simple formats of 4-6 lines with a rhyming scheme of abab mainly. But then he has a lot of Grooks that actually don't rhyme at all, have more unique structures and are longer. So? Do you go with a simple, 4 line Grook?~Chris

  1. Date: 7/12/2010 2:50:00 PM
    Nikko, I have been asking a lot of questions about Grook myself, so I am no expert. This could be one of the longest Grooks that I have ever maybe it kind of diverts from the 'classic' form in that sense. But, it is full of paradox and questioning, which is very true to the core essence of Grook as I am understanding it lol. There does exist points of nothing( anti-matter), but this exists within an egg of something. Without this 'nothingness' there would never have been something!