Talk:Grook

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The characteristic irony, paradox, and the duality of quantum logic of the poems is the only distinguishing form.

Erm, is this sentence supposed to mean something? The "duality of the quantum logic"...!?


Question: The translation of "GRin & sUK" in the Wikipedia article says "cry and moan", but I've also run across "laughter and sigh" for the translation. Is either one a better definition?

Also: I removed the "the duality of quantum logic of the poems" from the description. A couldn't find anything on his own website [1] or elsewhere that used that to qualify the characteristics of a Grook. [[User:GK|gK ¿?]] 09:25, 20 Nov 2004 (UTC)

Hoax?[edit]

The poem mentions a "devil on crack", yet the author's article says he wrote these until 1963. It's either a hoax or a fortuitous coincidence, because there was no crack cocaine in 1963! Could someone knowledgeable about poetry have a look? Wnt (talk) 18:14, 22 January 2009 (UTC)

I've removed the examples, as they were both dubious, and uncited, and copyright violations (i think? not sure how many examples/lines of poetry we're allowed to quote...). -- Quiddity (talk) 21:04, 22 January 2009 (UTC)
It was added as far back as 2002 and it was obviously not by Piet Hein. Nicely spotted, or more correctly: the rest of us must have been blind for not seeing this. --Saddhiyama (talk) 21:37, 22 January 2009 (UTC)