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Herbert Nehrlich

Rookie (04 October 1943 / Germany)

The Waters Of Love


Love can flow gently
Trickling around the heart,
Grassing bare patches of hurt
With moistest of words, well meant.

But love can cascade
Drenching the unwary soul
And setting strong traps
In which many wholy
Are caught, and alive, drown

Yet the gentlest of
Spring's afternoon rain sends
Refreshment onto bowed heads
With gestures of kindness, gained

From waters of Love.
Seen by some as hot heavy
Tears of God's angels
Cleaning heart's forests with green
Showered lovingly from above.


A Co-Production by:

Fay Slimm

and

Herbert Nehrlich
© 2009

Submitted: Monday, February 09, 2009
Edited: Monday, February 09, 2009

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  • Rookie Herbert Nehrlich1 (2/9/2009 5:24:00 AM)

    Thank you both.

    And Deana, you KNOW I will be courting you until we can do another co-production......: -)

    Hx (Report) Reply

  • Rookie '...' ... (2/9/2009 5:13:00 AM)

    Tis good to see this here.. 'another' co-production.. on ya H.x for further promoting, encouraging poetry in this way...
    and as I just said to Fay.. 'try to stay more in heart and less in heat'.. fits more or less with your convergence as no doubt... Waters of Love... do... splashingly, Dxx (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Kris Smith (2/9/2009 5:12:00 AM)

    A wonderful write by two of the sites best poets Thanks Chris more please 10 +++ (Report) Reply

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