Herbert Nehrlich

Rookie (04 October 1943 / Germany)

Herbert Nehrlich Poems

961. Hate? 6/28/2008
962. Henry 6/28/2008
963. Klabautermann 6/28/2008
964. Limericks Today** 6/28/2008
965. More Limericks - Thomas Muentzer 6/28/2008
966. More Wombat News 6/28/2008
967. My Dog ** 6/28/2008
968. Of The Family 6/28/2008
969. Passing On 6/28/2008
970. Stercum Accidit 6/23/2008
971. Ciborium? 6/23/2008
972. Misjudging And Wishfulness 6/23/2008
973. So Come 6/28/2008
974. Studies 6/28/2008
975. The Trout 6/28/2008
976. The Wedding 6/28/2008
977. Musings 7/3/2008
978. Urge To Smoke 7/3/2008
979. I Ban 7/3/2008
980. Paradise Gained 7/6/2008
981. Seven Haikus 7/7/2008
982. Hormones 7/7/2008
983. Haikus For Tai 7/7/2008
984. Norris 7/7/2008
985. His Green Thumb 7/7/2008
986. Lingering Fire (Haiku) 7/7/2008
987. Bumblebee Creation 7/8/2008
988. The Godly Smile Of Agony 7/9/2008
989. The Fix 7/9/2008
990. Short Story 7/9/2008
991. Then What Is Poetry? 7/10/2008
992. She Is The Sea 7/10/2008
993. Netherworld Fling 7/10/2008
994. Endocrin 7/10/2008
995. Games Continued 7/10/2008
996. On Manners 7/10/2008
997. Curly Moss 7/10/2008
998. The Photo 7/10/2008
999. More On Gina 7/11/2008
1000. Halt The Salt 7/11/2008

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?

God Says

'Twas early morning at the Holy Vatican,
the Pope was making rounds of his small kingdom
Most of the rooms were lavishly appointed
with oriental rugs on all the floors and walls,
and golden trinkets for few eyes to see.

The smell of freshly roasted coffee from the kitchen,
and many cooks in culinary mode,
they stepped through solid portals now, with fourteen locks,

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