Nothing Is As Nothing Does

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Never have I ever seen nothing.
Nothing is as nothing does.
Never have I ever heard nothing.
The tree of nothing never falls.
Never have I ever tasted nothing.
Nothing is so bittersweet.
Never have I ever cried for nothing.
Tears cannot fall from a stream that is dry.
Never have I ever felt nothing.
Nothing good will come from nothing.
Nothing has no life.
Nothing does not live.
Does nothing exist?
Nothing can prove it.

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Comments (4 so far!)

  1. Avatar BiC

    There’s nothing I like more than a poem about nothing. :) I think you’ve said “everything” there is to say about nothing with this one, E. Well done.

  2. Avatar Tad Winslow

    I’m so glad you wrote a poem! The last line is awesome because you say a few different things depending on how it’s read— “Nothing can prove it” could mean (1) only nothing itself can prove nothing exists. (2) It’s impossible to prove. (3) The absence of proof is the proof— nothing begets nothing.

    If I had to choose I’d say you meant meanings 1 and 2, probably 2, (I stretched to include the 3rd one) but I just don’t know!

  3. Ahfl_icon THX 0477

    “It’s a show…about nothing!”

    Great poem, thought provoking and whatnot. A nice little gem I’m glad I had time to come back and discover.

  4. Ahfl_icon THX 0477

    Couldn’t resist a contrarian sequel. Hope you don’t mind, my dear.

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