Herbert Nehrlich Poems

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581.
Diogenes

Inside a weatherbeaten drum,
there sat a man, alert but glum.
It was, of course, Diogenes,
he'd fled the world and its distress.
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582.
The Grizzly

'Twas the first light of Dawn
at the Hundredmilehouse.
As I stifled a yawn,
donned my camouflage blouse,
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583.
Kiddo

She has a son.
Who married, wow,
what has emerged
as one of those
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584.
A Passing

Maples, proudly
showing
scarlet leaves,
in brazen wind.
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585.
Bill Frist & Company

We humans are facing
a dangerous moment
in our history.
An industry
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586.
Fish For Dinner

Fritz the fisherman fished for fresh fish
did that dull day discover the dish
which wife Wendy was working with wisk
stirring sage into sauce at some risk
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587.
The Vulgar Poet

I do abhor vulgarity
and most of your profanity.
It cheapens you beyond belief
it is as if you'd take the leaf
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588.
Cyanotic Lips (For My Blueberrygirl)

So will you walk with me,
I know the paths
that lead into the dark
and wondrous shadows
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589.
For E.N.

He took it all,
well packed
and planned.
The talents and
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590.
The Night My Father Died

I wasn't home that stormy night
the fragrance of pink Frangipani had
forever captured me, that bittersweet
magician of soft velvet, alight
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