Herbert Nehrlich

Rookie (04 October 1943 / Germany)

27 Haiku Definitions


Death

Inevitable?
Death most certainly is not.
Until it happens.

Birth

Coming out of there
must be the weirdest journey
of any unborn.

Illness

Should illness strike you,
remember that its cousin
is the Grim Reaper.

Marriage

Once you get married
the value of your dollar
will surely dwindle.

Puberty

The boys have stirrings,
the girls are hit by periods.
And buy their first bra.

Money

It is a product
of services performed and
it makes you comfy.

Sex

The main attraction
seems to consist of something
a bit elusive.

Jack Daniel's

Flamboyant Jack was
a genius who made whiskey
that one would strip for.

Vodka

Liquor called Vodka
is made from grain most often.
Potato's better.

Racist

A man with manners,
but somewhat presbyopic
when judging others.

The Devil

He made me do it.
A Hypnotist who knows how.
God did create him.

Automobile

If a Mercedes
it will make you soon forget
lowly Volkswagens.

Doctors

As Nature heals you,
the Doctor watches closely.
Then takes your money.

Lawyers

Opinions differ.
As udders of all cows do.
All lawyers milk them.

Dentists

As you get older
your bark is often bigger.
All dentists like this.

Politicians

They get elected
by dummies who pay money.
And do feel taken.

Homosexuals

Misguided missiles,
finding erotic targets.
While swinging pelvis.

Nude Beach

A bunch of loonies,
comparing in the open
sex apparatus.

Traffic Cop

Man with uniform,
but psychologically
a Robber Baron.

Teacher

Impatient master
of not his own but your life.
Who teaches teachers?

Auto Mechanic

Such greasy fingers,
working on your pride and joy.
And then count money.

Pornography

Money for Honey,
who shows us how we ought to
perform without it.

French Kiss

Sticking one's tongue in,
to count internal structures
above the stomach.

Army

A bunch of soldiers,
who shoot until they run out
of living targets.

War

Old men in bunkers,
pulling the strings of others.
Until they snap off.

Pope

A man of God who
condemns all poverty but
hoards his own riches.

In Love

Overestimate
the difference between them.
It's an illusion.

Submitted: Monday, June 20, 2005

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