Herbert Nehrlich

Rookie (04 October 1943 / Germany)

Herbert Nehrlich Poems

1921. Wanderlied Rennsteig 4/23/2008
1922. Awakening Of Schoolboys 4/24/2008
1923. Do The Deed 4/24/2008
1924. Bad Judgment 4/24/2008
1925. A Thrum 4/26/2008
1926. Robosurgeon For Jerry H. 4/26/2008
1927. Cheyne Stokes For Ordinary Folks 4/27/2008
1928. Those Promises To Keep 4/27/2008
1929. Limericks For 2008 4/27/2008
1930. So, What Do You Like About Me? 11/8/2007
1931. Stalker Number Three 3/9/2008
1932. An Act Of Kindness 4/27/2008
1933. Tiefgruendiges Zum Geburtstag (Schwester Erika) 4/28/2008
1934. Insomnia 4/28/2008
1935. The Kodak Roach 4/28/2008
1936. From The Mary Series 4/29/2008
1937. Yes, Size Does 4/30/2008
1938. Mary And Harry - An Outhouse Tale 4/30/2008
1939. Mary's Predicament 5/1/2008
1940. Ted's Daydreaming 5/1/2008
1941. Sweet Mary - Sweet Laurie 5/1/2008
1942. Mary And The Ram 5/1/2008
1943. Perestroyka 5/1/2008
1944. No Oil (Limerick) 5/1/2008
1945. The Egyptian Doctor 5/1/2008
1946. Elections 5/2/2008
1947. That Awful Noise 5/2/2008
1948. Komm Lieber Mai.... 5/2/2008
1949. Filbert 5/2/2008
1950. For Jerry - Part I 5/2/2008
1951. A Woman's Place 5/2/2008
1952. Renée R. 5/2/2008
1953. Money And Truth 5/2/2008
1954. You (Of Course) 5/3/2008
1955. Aunt Hulda On Mincemeatpies 5/3/2008
1956. Our Coffee Tree 5/4/2008
1957. Stephanie & Gregory 5/5/2008
1958. Fanny (Limerick) 5/5/2008
1959. Der Tod 5/6/2008
1960. Enduring Power Of Attorney 5/6/2008

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

The Ambulance Down In The Valley

A Fence or an Ambulance
by Joseph Malins (1895)
-a poem about prevention -

'Twas a dangerous cliff, as they freely confessed,
though to walk near its crest was so pleasant;
but over its terrible edge there had slipped
a duke and full many a peasant.

So the people said something would have to be done,
but their projects did not at all tally;
some said, 'Put a fence 'round the edge of the cliff, '
some, 'An ambulance down in the valley.'

But the cry for the ambulance carried the day,
for it spread through the neighboring city;
a ...

Read the full of The Ambulance Down In The Valley

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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