Herbert Nehrlich

Rookie (04 October 1943 / Germany)

Herbert Nehrlich Poems

1081. Welcome Back Ostbf Jerry H.! ! ! 8/5/2008
1082. Good Taste 8/5/2008
1083. Ansichtskarte Vom Meer 8/5/2008
1084. Self Promotion 8/5/2008
1085. Night Moths 8/5/2008
1086. Odysseus 8/6/2008
1087. Into A Moth 8/6/2008
1088. Jeesez 8/6/2008
1089. Adrian 8/7/2008
1090. Your Sentinel 8/8/2008
1091. At The Class Reunion 8/13/2008
1092. Sean And Paddy 8/14/2008
1093. Chincherinchee 8/15/2008
1094. Lips, Ships 8/15/2008
1095. You Wait 8/18/2008
1096. Non Sequitur *** 8/19/2008
1097. Cum Grano Salis 8/19/2008
1098. Pulmonary Embolism 8/21/2008
1099. The Bee Sonnet 8/22/2008
1100. Tribute To.......Rock Of Ages (By Rachel) 8/23/2008
1101. Words** 8/23/2008
1102. Equal 8/25/2008
1103. Falling Drop 8/25/2008
1104. Forum Rhyme 8/26/2008
1105. Talent Hill 8/26/2008
1106. Lp 8/26/2008
1107. Maturity * 8/27/2008
1108. Sherries 8/27/2008
1109. What About Mccain? 8/29/2008
1110. Of Course I Will 9/1/2008
1111. The Long Haul Flight 9/1/2008
1112. Happy Birthday Barbara S. 7/30/2008
1113. Galilee 7/31/2008
1114. Glow Wine For Cold Nights 7/31/2008
1115. For Stephanie 8/3/2008
1116. Men (Grown-Up) 8/10/2008
1117. Browns Into Greens 8/10/2008
1118. Teutonen 8/11/2008
1119. Porky Pies 8/11/2008
1120. Thoughts On Wednesday 9/2/2008

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.

  • 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.

  • 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!

  • 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.

  • 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)

    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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