Herbert Nehrlich Poems

Hit Title Date Added
1441.
Ham And Eggs

A famine swept throughout the South,
all mothers tried to feed the mouths
of their small children so they'd live
but no one had enough to give.
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1442.
An Irish Lass

The preacher, who was dressed in green
appeared short-winded, on the scene.
He'd had a helping of pink gin
which God did not regard as sin.
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1443.
Sardines

Where have you little devil been
said to her daughter Mom Sardine.
You know that all those budding gills
entice strange fish to search for frills.
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1444.
Dicks

Inside a toilet at the Zoo
a man was doing what they do,
he always liked the fellow's size
and feasted on him with his eyes.
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1445.
Goethe Translated Prometheus

So, cover, Zeus, your sky
with clouds,
and practice,
like the boy,
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1446.
Goethe Translated Harfenspieler

Who never ate his bread with tears
and never cried through sleepless nights
he cannot know you, gods and fears.
You place us here, from Heaven's heights
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1447.
French Cheese (Children)

In the cupboard, near the cheese,
sits a mouse, down on his knees.
Nibbles with much haste and pleasure
from the medium Cheddar treasure.
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1448.
Infracaninophile

I would feed you, sweet
our homebaked bread
and make you coffee
the way you like it.
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1449.
Ewigkeit

Er spuerte mehr als seine Augen sahen
die zarte Hand, so seidensanft und warm,
stahl sich wie eine wilde Katze in der Nacht
dem heissen Atem hoerig auf den Tod
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1450.
The Gay Wedding

It always is the cortisol
in times of stress and strife
it lives at the magnetic pole
and stirs the faithful wife.
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