Herbert Nehrlich Poems

Hit Title Date Added
1471.
Modern War

They say the desert dog will learn
from his arch enemy the mighty lion.
It seems to me that where those cities burn
there must be mothers left in sadness, crying.
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1472.
Bonjour Tristesse

The day was triste,
gray clouds adrift
like bags of crumpled rags,
and through the wipers came
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1473.
Climate Change (The Truth)

From geezers down to pimply teens
a few do fancy proper beans.
Though education is much needed
authorities have just conceded
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1474.
Influenza

For those of you without a clue
about the dangers of the flu
I say before you get your shot
you'd better say 'I'd rather not',
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1475.
Flanders Field

1476.
The Guillotine

Early hours, at the square,
comes the ox-drawn wagon, loudly.
The condemned, his head shaved bare,
with his priest and bible, proudly.
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1477.
Happy Birthday, Dr. Fph.

All enfolded in leather is Fredy
though his poodles would like to go beddie.
He had gulped Häagen-Dazs
which put lead in his ass.
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1478.
Cocky

A woman's job it is to gather
the eggs at dawn on our farm,
while hubby whips up shaving lather
and grandma keeps the woodstove warm.
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1479.
Nachtraben

Early morning on the farm.
You are still asleep.
I have been watching you
while making brekkie,
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1480.
Bufus Marinus

A fly of rather noble class
had flown across the Strait of Bass.
He was quite proud of this great feat
and looking for some things to eat.
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