Herbert Nehrlich

Rookie (04 October 1943 / Germany)

By Definition - Poem by Herbert Nehrlich

You see in troubled skies above
bizarre-edged Ebenezer clouds,
a fluffy-feathered steel-gray dove
just soaring into distant doubts.
And ask yourself just what is love.

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  • (5/2/2005 11:16:00 AM)

    yes, this poem is a ten for me to - it says so much in so few words -unlike some poetry on this site which say nothing in a lot of words! (Report)Reply

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  • (4/23/2005 12:44:00 AM)

    i had to read it twice, then again then it dawned on me, but i am just a simple uneducated man, who purely by accident has written a few hundred poem
    just like yourself, very very clever but i am not surprised

    Warm regards allan

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  • (4/22/2005 11:14:00 PM)


    This is a wonderful trick poem. At first I thought it was a love poem and then realised you were talking of a war torn sky and a bomber plane. You are a genius. i particularly like the way the words roll in 'bizarre-edged Ebenezer clouds'. I gave you a ten but of course, I am nothing more than a gangsters mole.


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  • (4/22/2005 10:58:00 PM)

    Thank you, Sonja, for the 'one'.
    I am flattered.

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Poem Submitted: Friday, April 22, 2005

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