Herbert Nehrlich

Rookie (04 October 1943 / Germany)

Herbert Nehrlich Poems

2561. Out Of The Tube 7/9/2005
2562. Unnoticed 5/7/2005
2563. Maedchen An Der Schwalm - English Version 3/19/2005
2564. The Bull 3/9/2005
2565. Hiders Are? 9/1/2005
2566. A Passing 11/15/2005
2567. Bill Frist & Company 11/16/2005
2568. Kiddo 10/15/2005
2569. The Grizzly 11/15/2004
2570. Diogenes 11/30/2005
2571. Chase 8/26/2005
2572. Brain Chemistry Lesson 7/25/2005
2573. Farewell 5/7/2005
2574. You 10/27/2007
2575. Carol 10/12/2007
2576. Forumalgia 8/30/2007
2577. A Will? You Serious? 5/20/2007
2578. In The Forum? ? ? ? 1/25/2007
2579. Australia Day 2007 1/25/2007
2580. ....Und Lache, Lache, Lache 4/10/2007
2581. Supersede - Never Supercede 1/15/2008
2582. Yes, You, Rachel 12/24/2007
2583. Priapus 3/26/2008
2584. The Mask 4/17/2008
2585. The Vip Visitor 3/10/2005
2586. A Measure 1/30/2009
2587. I Will Always Wait For You 1/22/2009
2588. As He Slept 1/19/2009
2589. For The Waters Of All Estuaries 1/28/2009
2590. The Waters Of Love 2/9/2009
2591. Xenosillyputtypills 9/13/2008
2592. Right Hemisphere Deficit 12/7/2007
2593. Loveable Limericks 8/29/2005
2594. Loveable Limericks # 3 8/30/2005
2595. Whose Bloody Business? 11/26/2004
2596. The Welcome Visitor 12/29/2005
2597. Ice Flowers 12/10/2005
2598. The Greenie 7/11/2007
2599. Stalingrad 9/22/2005
2600. Poems Come From......... 7/19/2005

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.
    Respectfully,
    Kimberly

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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.
    Always,
    Amberlee

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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!
    Anne

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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.
    djr

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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)

    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....

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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 ...

Read the full of A Bumblebee Turns Gay

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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