Herbert Nehrlich

Rookie (04 October 1943 / Germany)

Herbert Nehrlich Poems

1481. Haiku 99 11/29/2010
1482. Choosing 1/31/2007
1483. Healthcare 5/25/2006
1484. The Death Of Sir Arthur Davidson 5/7/2007
1485. A Surgeon's Sonnet And A Response 5/8/2007
1486. The Sunday Incident 6/12/2007
1487. Shivers 6/30/2007
1488. Not A Haiku 6/3/2007
1489. Velvet 6/30/2007
1490. Global Warming 7/12/2007
1491. Der Verfruehte Geburtstag 9/4/2007
1492. Circus Logic (Re-Post) 9/20/2007
1493. The Lovely Frigate Bird From My Past 10/16/2007
1494. Plume 11/11/2007
1495. Twelve Light Limericks 11/12/2007
1496. A Fine Sunday It Turned Out To Be 11/12/2007
1497. Cra - Years Cannot Erase 11/23/2007
1498. Der Traum Von Der Blauen Blume 11/26/2007
1499. Near The Twin Cities, Then 12/8/2007
1500. The Four-Armed Carbon 12/8/2007
1501. Mis En Scène 12/23/2007
1502. Rain Dear 12/23/2007
1503. Haiku 22 11/29/2011
1504. Haiku 1312 11/29/2011
1505. September Limericks 9/2/2007
1506. My Friend Amygdala 11/12/2007
1507. Of Horses And Flies 6/9/2007
1508. Skyline 12/7/2004
1509. The King Size Bed 3/2/2009
1510. Chubby 2/20/2009
1511. Leprosy 2/17/2009
1512. The Single Bed 2/12/2009
1513. Close Call - Saved By Amygdala 1/28/2009
1514. No Doubt 1/26/2009
1515. Good Day, My Love 1/19/2009
1516. When Two Are One 1/8/2009
1517. Good Morning, My Love 1/4/2009
1518. Snowflake 1/4/2009
1519. Nur Fuer Dich 1/1/2009
1520. Oh Zeus 1/18/2009

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.
    Respectfully,
    Kimberly

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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.
    Always,
    Amberlee

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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!
    Anne

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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.
    djr

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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)

    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....

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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?

Oma

To visit you was our treat,
my older brother loved you.
Though from the moment we did meet
you thought I wasn't up to
the standards of a first-born son
whose name was true tradition.
Yet you allowed us to have fun
and Opa took us fishing.

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