Herbert Nehrlich

Rookie (04 October 1943 / Germany)

Herbert Nehrlich Poems

481. German Version - Die Erstickung Des Herrn Heimlich 6/15/2006
482. Listen, Boy 5/18/2006
483. The Healer 5/18/2006
484. You Did, Mal 5/20/2006
485. Leper's Shame 5/25/2006
486. The Badger 5/25/2006
487. Temptation 5/25/2006
488. Nuns' Buns 5/25/2006
489. Simple Sally (Haiku) 5/25/2006
490. The Mighty Pen 5/25/2006
491. The Chief's Kidney Problem 5/25/2006
492. Aussie Talkabout 5/29/2006
493. A Dire Emergency 5/29/2006
494. Blown Away 5/29/2006
495. Vive La Différence 5/29/2006
496. The Last Sunset 5/29/2006
497. Sonnenuntergang 5/29/2006
498. Das Ergebnis 5/29/2006
499. Happy Birthday Gerhard 5/28/2006
500. The Cinderella Shoe 7/8/2006
501. Rocks 7/13/2006
502. Trust 7/17/2006
503. Out Yourself - Not 7/17/2006
504. Sugar And Spice And Fourteen Blind Mice 7/17/2006
505. Of Fishes 7/17/2006
506. Frankly, My Dear, So Do I! 7/20/2006
507. Battle Of Wits 7/20/2006
508. War Tales 7/20/2006
509. A Lascivious Eye? 7/21/2006
510. It Matters Not 7/28/2006
511. Liebfraumilch From Ruedesheim 10/22/2006
512. But Mother! 11/6/2006
513. Midterm Elections - The Missing Element 11/14/2006
514. Fliegen Lernen 11/15/2006
515. Well, Hi There! 11/15/2006
516. God Heals And........ 11/16/2006
517. Overheard 11/16/2006
518. Gullible, The Bear 11/17/2006
519. An Early Night 11/18/2006
520. Black 11/21/2006

Comments about Herbert Nehrlich

  • Michael Witkowski (1/21/2005 8:37:00 AM)

    Dr H
    You are not a published poet but lewd-lecherous and arrogant.
    Above all you have racist sentiments Germans had about Poland before World War Two and some still have,
    So climb off your high horse
    I bet your doctor title is a fake too

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  • Kim McInnis (1/17/2005 8:28:00 PM)

    I wanted to thank you for your comment. I was pretty upset for a couple days, but I thought a lot about what you said, and you're right - it's not fair to the many talented poets on here that I can pass off thoughtless scribbles as works of art. I thank you for your honesty and hope you don't give up on me yet - I need the criticism to grow.
    To comment on your own work, I'll be truthful and say I haven't been through all of it - a nearly impossible feat in a mere couple of days - but from what I've seen, not a word of your glowing reviews is untrue. The praise of a sixteen-year-old probably isn't worth a penny to you, but I do mean it. Your wit and honesty is refreshing.
    Respectfully,
    Kimberly

  • Amberlee Carter (1/14/2005 1:05:00 PM)

    What can I say that hasn't already been said? in one way or another.
    It's nice to see some who can write on many different levels, such as writing with a quit wit and clever charm, to writing about love and life in a serious way.
    It's a talent, one which most people even so called ' poets' today don't have....I'll be reading your work for a long time to come.
    Always,
    Amberlee

  • Anne Leaver (12/19/2004 6:40:00 PM)

    Just a quick note to thank you for your encouragement. Little by little, I look through your work here - I'm awfully glad you're writing, and ths forum is, for me, a wonderful medium for 'publishing' and for collecting the ethos of the aspiring poet world. Let's continue!
    Anne

  • Darrell Rohling (12/16/2004 9:51:00 PM)

    Mr. Nehrlich,

    Thank you for the amazing body of work you offer. Clearly, you are a poet's poet. I; ll keep reading, too. And thanks for your own kind words offered to me recently.
    djr

  • Pradeep Dhavakumar (12/16/2004 12:33:00 PM)

    Liked most of your work published over here.Hard to think that your not professional! .

  • . . (11/12/2004 12:23:00 AM)

    Herbert,
    I read all of your poems (finally) and I love them all. Even the one in German. Althought it is off the beaten path of the others.... :) Anyway, I just wanted to applaud you on your amazing talent. Perhaps you could manage to write a poem for the 'lonley hearts club'. Thanks so much for the interesting reads! !
    Take Care....

Best Poem of Herbert Nehrlich

.....When I'M Sixty-Four?

I hope your hands
will always be for
me to hold.
And, if they are
a trifle sweaty,
would you mind
to overlook
this sign of
rampant joy?

I hope your eyes
will always be for
me to love.
And, if they shed
a few shy tears,
so would you mind
I kissed them all away?

I hope your ears
will always be for
my own words.
And if they're sparse
at times or casual
would you mind
me whispering
sweet nothings -
all day and night?

I hope your smile
will always be
just waiting
to shine on me
with ...

Read the full of .....When I'M Sixty-Four?

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She's a poet and just fourteen.
Not an Artist, nor Ballerina,
but a poet with talent, and keen.

Take a look at her contributions:
they are lovely and meaningful, sweet.
If you're talking of elocution,
she's truly and well on the beat.

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