Herbert Nehrlich

Rookie (04 October 1943 / Germany)

Haiku For A Coward - Poem by Herbert Nehrlich

The coward always
hides underneath the bushes
with other vermin.

He changes names then
refusing to acknowledge
the world around him.

He's such a coward
that he will not re-post it
he dislikes prison.

If he were here now
in front of our dunny
I'd push his head in.

But let's rejoice now
the time of reckoning has
almost arrived here.


Comments about Haiku For A Coward by Herbert Nehrlich

  • (5/24/2005 5:49:00 AM)


    A brave confession... (Report) Reply

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  • (5/24/2005 5:27:00 AM)


    No. Not weary.
    Just wary of troublemakers like your kind.
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  • (5/24/2005 5:20:00 AM)


    Are you not weary
    Of hollow, meaningless threats
    Impotent like you?
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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, May 24, 2005



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