Herbert Nehrlich

Rookie (04 October 1943 / Germany)

Herbert Nehrlich Poems

321. Brink 9/18/2005
322. Ghosts (Children) 7/19/2005
323. Zaehne -English And German Versions 9/15/2005
324. Duckfeathers 7/17/2005
325. Her Only Love 7/23/2005
326. Audience At The Immam 7/23/2005
327. Solitary With Mushrooms 6/28/2005
328. Where Were You? 9/29/2005
329. The Mormon 7/3/2005
330. Shelling Mistake 5/20/2005
331. Time - A New Lease? 5/13/2005
332. Invisible Suits Me 2/23/2005
333. My Butterfly Again 11/23/2004
334. Persistence 2/6/2005
335. Embolism 9/27/2005
336. Cataract 9/27/2005
337. Sap 9/18/2005
338. Vitamin Dreams 9/18/2005
339. Plumage 9/16/2005
340. My Dream And Carl 9/18/2005
341. Spares 12/27/2004
342. Revenge Of The Frogs 2/16/2005
343. Miss You 11/27/2004
344. Ip 4/3/2005
345. The Groom From Fiji 9/13/2005
346. Blue Eyes 8/13/2005
347. Xanthelasma 8/13/2005
348. My Edelweiss For You 8/10/2005
349. Ping Pong Conversation 1 8/11/2005
350. Ramblings For Two 8/11/2005
351. Ramblings 2 8/11/2005
352. An Obsession 9/20/2005
353. Hops 9/26/2005
354. Padlock Thief 9/26/2005
355. Word Games 9/15/2005
356. Elves 9/25/2005
357. The Unicorn 9/25/2005
358. Sleep Well 11/15/2004
359. Mubashir 12/7/2004
360. Bleeding 12/18/2004

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.
    Respectfully,
    Kimberly

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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)

    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....

Best Poem of Herbert Nehrlich

Soccer

I always have liked soccer.
Such a rough game.
Such skills required.
And popular.
Hometown watching,
on Sunday morning.
When one day,
I found that I needed
to withdraw.
It was the honourable
thing to do.

Read the full of Soccer

Tepidity

You can't cook with it.
It won't clean you.
Useless for dishes.
Goldfish don't like it.

What makes you think
that lukewarm kisses
will warm my heart
soothe my soul
smooth my wrinkles,
light my smile,
feed my ego,
make me happy
and
prolong my life?

Well?

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