Herbert Nehrlich

Rookie (04 October 1943 / Germany)

Herbert Nehrlich Poems

201. Lipitor 5/20/2005
202. You Left 5/20/2005
203. Hoover Go Home 4/25/2005
204. Two Faces 6/6/2005
205. Gone 6/12/2005
206. Ramblings 3 8/11/2005
207. Ramblings 4 8/11/2005
208. From The La Louve Et L'Autour Collection Ii 8/10/2005
209. Folly In Science 8/10/2005
210. Plumpudding 8/10/2005
211. Cold Blood 12/17/2004
212. I Know, I Know 12/17/2004
213. I Know You'Re Listening 12/3/2004
214. While You Sleep 11/16/2004
215. Edward 10/31/2005
216. The Stork And The Single Girl 11/4/2005
217. Playtime 11/4/2005
218. Mysterious Ways 5/14/2005
219. Hydrogen Bomb 6/3/2005
220. Patience 12/31/2004
221. The Milky Way 3/27/2005
222. Genuine Justice 3/16/2005
223. Motives 10/31/2005
224. On The Verandah (Children) 7/1/2005
225. Evidence 6/30/2005
226. Car Theft 7/2/2005
227. The Fourth Of July - Oh My Oh My. 7/2/2005
228. Cherokee Traditions 7/1/2005
229. On Wings Of Prayer 12/22/2004
230. Just A Flower Ii 11/24/2004
231. Jekyl And Hyde 1/4/2005
232. Love - Definition # 6,997,412 2/5/2005
233. You Ran? 11/18/2004
234. Unconditional 5/19/2005
235. Schadenfreude 6/8/2005
236. The End Of Lily Marlene 6/13/2005
237. Hormonal 6/14/2005
238. Error 6/14/2005
239. Damsel In Pink Dress 6/20/2005
240. Queers In Pershing Square 6/21/2005

Comments about Herbert Nehrlich

  • Michael Witkowski (1/21/2005 8:50:00 AM)

    One last thing - you've never given me advice- bet it is because you cannot stand a fellow German - you had to flee Germany for whatever reason - i surmise it's sore spot in your life - and now that you- on reading my short bio- saw that i am born in Poland - your typical old age German anti-Polish racism has been pricked & stung out of its unholy restles sleep

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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!

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  • 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.

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  • Pradeep Dhavakumar (12/16/2004 12:33:00 PM)

    Liked most of your work published over here.Hard to think that your not professional! .

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  • . . (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....

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Best Poem of Herbert Nehrlich

A Bumblebee Turns Gay

There was a little bumblebee
he went down on his bumble knee
and told the queen that he was gay
this message caused her much dismay
new friend remarked 'you humble me'.

The queen said, listen, bumblebee
I will not let you wander free
your work is here and you must breed
to plant in me that precious seed
lest all your steps a stumble be.

So bumblebee did stumble free
got off his little bumbleknee
and hand in hand with his new lover
took to the air, briefly to hover
their wings a constant mumble, see?

And both our poofter ...

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Young Talent

Have you heard of a girl named Norina?
She's a poet and just fourteen.
Not an Artist, nor Ballerina,
but a poet with talent, and keen.

Take a look at her contributions:
they are lovely and meaningful, sweet.
If you're talking of elocution,
she's truly and well on the beat.