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GrookA grook ("gruk" in Danish) is a form of short aphoristic poem. It was invented by the Danish poet and scientist Piet Hein. The name is short for "GRin & sUK" which means "cry and moan" in Danish. The poems were meant as a spirit-building, yet slightly coded form of passive resistance against Nazi occupation during World War II. The characteristic irony, paradox, and the duality of quantum logic of the poems is the only distinguishing form.
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