Herbert Nehrlich

Rookie (04 October 1943 / Germany)

Herbert Nehrlich Poems

2241. The End Of North Korea's Plans 7/6/2006
2242. Hay Season 4/27/2006
2243. Equality, My Dear 5/1/2006
2244. German Beer 5/3/2006
2245. Humming 5/3/2006
2246. Limerick For A Friday Night 2/4/2005
2247. My Sunshine 11/24/2004
2248. Grand Cherokee 5.7 Hemi V-8 1/23/2005
2249. A Need For Words 6/6/2005
2250. Mind Games 12/5/2004
2251. The Attic Of My Mind 11/24/2004
2252. Gone? 12/19/2004
2253. Medical Malpractice 8/30/2005
2254. Six Months To Live 12/11/2004
2255. Mary-The Warrior 10/7/2005
2256. More To Michigan 10/7/2005
2257. Plum's Destiny 11/23/2005
2258. American Thanksgiving 11/23/2005
2259. Haiku Practice 6 5/24/2005
2260. Remorse 7/6/2005
2261. H 2 O 6/4/2005
2262. A Windowcactus 5/30/2005
2263. Texas Conference 7/4/2005
2264. Buying A Ticket 9/17/2005
2265. Looking For A Cure 12/11/2004
2266. Alligator In Your Tub 9/3/2005
2267. Doubledicker 5/8/2005
2268. Wacko 7/30/2005
2269. Wild Strawberries 9/17/2005
2270. Short Haiku 6/6/2005
2271. Binges 12/25/2004
2272. Limerick Practice 77 8/28/2005
2273. Poems Come From......... 7/19/2005
2274. A Bred Farton Poem 11/3/2005
2275. Reports 3/18/2005
2276. Fromage, C'Est Trois 11/3/2005
2277. Poetry 6/1/2005
2278. My Dog 8/22/2005
2279. Kill 8/23/2005
2280. Bumping Into The Past 8/23/2005

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?


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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