Herbert Nehrlich

Rookie (04 October 1943 / Germany)

Compliments - Poem by Herbert Nehrlich

A fisherman goes out to fish
his wife cooks up a fishy dish.
Do not forget the lowly worm
who wiggles but stays rather firm
without the worm the fish would stay
inside the waterways to play
let it be said that any worm
when out of air will twist and squirm
and also, that most swimming fishes
do have their own peculiar wishes
they want to swim as they are able
and not be served upon a table
so how about you girls and gents
we only fish for compliments?

Comments about Compliments by Herbert Nehrlich

  • (4/22/2006 4:15:00 AM)

    Fantastic! I like it very much. (Report) Reply

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  • (8/4/2005 7:22:00 AM)

    Cute way to put it....I like it! (Report) Reply

  • (8/4/2005 7:13:00 AM)

    I wish the fishes the best at avoiding the frying pain, and I hope everyone gets their compliments. (Report) Reply

  • (8/4/2005 7:02:00 AM)

    Dear Herbert,

    Love it, love it, especially the twist at the end I would certainly rather fish for compliments than for fish Probably the only way I will get one but maybe I am fishing as I say this

    And at least the hook doesnt have to be removed from the compliment but then again? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? it is a type of hook! ! ! ! ! ! ! in itself

    Susan L

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, August 4, 2005

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