Herbert Nehrlich

Rookie (04 October 1943 / Germany)

Herbert Nehrlich Poems

1121. Lazyboy 9/10/2008
1122. Forummonger 9/11/2008
1123. Hidden Weapons 9/11/2008
1124. Sis 9/13/2008
1125. Mccain Will Lose (He Must) 9/13/2008
1126. Sarah's Caribou 9/15/2008
1127. The Curse Of Statistics 9/16/2008
1128. Seething 9/16/2008
1129. Wild Turkey 9/16/2008
1130. A Case Of Having A Need To Know 9/17/2008
1131. Will Evil Win? 9/18/2008
1132. Rebound Hypercoagulability 9/18/2008
1133. Voting For? 9/18/2008
1134. Gospodeen Putin 9/19/2008
1135. Paradise Lost 9/20/2008
1136. Mcshifty 9/20/2008
1137. Lipstick 9/20/2008
1138. On Racism 9/21/2008
1139. Walkabout 9/21/2008
1140. Dna 9/21/2008
1141. Said Watson 9/24/2008
1142. A War 9/25/2008
1143. A Beam In His Eye (Haiku) 9/25/2008
1144. A Website Of Age And Decay 9/25/2008
1145. Noodles In 1945 9/25/2008
1146. The Real Racists 9/25/2008
1147. Jack And Jill 9/26/2008
1148. Nice Girls Do? 9/27/2008
1149. One Woman's Menopause 9/27/2008
1150. A Dull Featherweight 9/28/2008
1151. Climate Change 9/29/2008
1152. Tenerian 9/29/2008
1153. Sigh* 9/29/2008
1154. Locusts Burn 9/29/2008
1155. Governing 9/29/2008
1156. Missing 9/29/2008
1157. Need, Not Love 9/29/2008
1158. Coffin Nails For Dummies 9/30/2008
1159. 'Ne Grippe 9/22/2008
1160. Sinne 9/22/2008

Comments about Herbert Nehrlich

  • Michael Witkowski (1/21/2005 8:50:00 AM)

    One last thing - you've never given me advice- bet it is because you cannot stand a fellow German - you had to flee Germany for whatever reason - i surmise it's sore spot in your life - and now that you- on reading my short bio- saw that i am born in Poland - your typical old age German anti-Polish racism has been pricked & stung out of its unholy restles sleep

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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!

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  • 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.

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

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

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  • . . (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....

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Best Poem of Herbert Nehrlich

......Of Gold?

I was not looking when you found me
you stopped just long enough to smile.
I felt your presence all around me
and hoped that you would stay awhile.
You hurried on - you had your reason
and faded slowly in the light,
'twas hot, the highest summer season:
And then you turned - I'd hoped you might.
You flashed a brief but lovely look,
it made me feel quite weird.
Then silly me 'What if she took
offense at my gray beard? '

Then you were gone, the sun left with you,
the night air came with sudden force.
And to this day I often miss you
when ...

Read the full of ......Of Gold?

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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