Herbert Nehrlich

Rookie (04 October 1943 / Germany)

Herbert Nehrlich Poems

2201. Hoolie 7/15/2005
2202. Time 1/24/2005
2203. The Computerdoctor 1/24/2005
2204. Boomann 4/29/2005
2205. Fromage, C'Est Trois 11/3/2005
2206. Poetry 6/1/2005
2207. My Dog 8/22/2005
2208. Kill 8/23/2005
2209. Bumping Into The Past 8/23/2005
2210. A Bred Farton Poem 11/3/2005
2211. Reports 3/18/2005
2212. Horseflesh 3/3/2005
2213. Proper Vodka 11/3/2005
2214. The Recluse 11/2/2005
2215. Error Of Creation 5/3/2005
2216. Scents 2/5/2005
2217. Psychic 6/30/2005
2218. Albino Tan 9/3/2005
2219. Flattery Will Do It 9/3/2005
2220. Pearson's Immortality 9/1/2005
2221. Flakes 9/3/2005
2222. More Haiku Practice 5/1/2005
2223. Limerick For A Poet 4/21/2005
2224. My Angels Have You Now 12/25/2004
2225. A Fire 5/19/2005
2226. Back For A Visit 3/16/2005
2227. Haiku 2005 6/17/2005
2228. Answer Poem For Sally 2/15/2006
2229. Snow 2/24/2006
2230. Rupert's Envy 3/7/2006
2231. Dad 3/7/2006
2232. The Petition 3/7/2006
2233. Kunigunde - The King's Sister 3/27/2006
2234. Bacterial Endocarditis 3/2/2006
2235. A Visit 4/8/2006
2236. Happy Birthday, Chelsea! ! ! 3/4/2006
2237. The Boulder 8/26/2005
2238. On A Mossy Rock 10/20/2005
2239. Revenge Now 7/12/2005
2240. Terrier Gap 8/16/2005

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?

Bloodshed

I had to close the book of mankind's history,
it told of many wars, of bloodshed and of torture,
describing in disturbing but extensive detail,
how one can split a skull and full-grown man in half,
right down the centre of his hapless, useless being.
As if he'd never mattered or deserved to live.

So many years and so much blood was spilled,
that fertile fields bore witness to man's greatest folly.

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