Herbert Nehrlich

Rookie (04 October 1943 / Germany)

Herbert Nehrlich Poems

2201. Gina Again 11/14/2005
2202. My Birthday Comes Twice 12/7/2006
2203. This Christmas 12/5/2006
2204. Turkey In The Freezer 12/4/2006
2205. From My Attic Vii 10/12/2006
2206. Balls Of Fire 7/12/2006
2207. Backseat 7/12/2006
2208. The Test Of Loyalty 5/20/2006
2209. Happy Birthday Alison 8/5/2006
2210. A Question Not For Me 8/4/2006
2211. Consequences Of An Unkind Cut 8/14/2006
2212. My High School Choir 8/17/2006
2213. I'M Back, Jack! 9/1/2006
2214. Crocodile Tears 9/4/2006
2215. Margot 5/19/2006
2216. The Telegram 6/16/2006
2217. Of Walls 6/19/2006
2218. Is It A Shame? 5/27/2006
2219. The Suffocation Of Mr. Heimlich 6/15/2006
2220. Defeat (Haiku) 6/4/2006
2221. Two Unicorns And A Rose 5/31/2006
2222. His Bony Foot 7/2/2006
2223. The End Of North Korea's Plans 7/6/2006
2224. Hay Season 4/27/2006
2225. German Beer 5/3/2006
2226. Humming 5/3/2006
2227. Equality, My Dear 5/1/2006
2228. Across The Turbulence 10/12/2006
2229. Nachtreiter 6/22/2006
2230. Cuckoo Bird 6/20/2006
2231. Why Beetles Hibernate 6/20/2006
2232. Heidelberg Revisited 12/3/2005
2233. Her Last Cruise 5/9/2006
2234. You May Drip On Me 5/10/2006
2235. Fallbrook Creek 5/9/2006
2236. Steaks (Children) 5/15/2006
2237. Crocodile Dream 5/15/2006
2238. A Family 5/15/2006
2239. To Dr. Bill Hirzy 9/19/2006
2240. Somnambulism 12/5/2005

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.

  • 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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