Herbert Nehrlich

Rookie (04 October 1943 / Germany)

27 Haiku Definitions


Death most certainly is not.
Until it happens.


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


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


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


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


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


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.


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


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.


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


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


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


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


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


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.


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.


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.


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


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


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

In Love

the difference between them.
It's an illusion.

Submitted: Monday, June 20, 2005

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