Herbert Nehrlich

Rookie (04 October 1943 / Germany)

I'D Let You Pull On My Strings........ - Poem by Herbert Nehrlich

You are
my little pacemaker.
So lovely to look at.

Some time ago
you took up residence
in my heart.

I wanted you
to have
the best chamber,
with less turbulence
and little flooding.
So you would be comfortable
in my Drum.

As it turns out -
you have become
a most precious
guest and treasure
inside me.
Lovely to look at.

So, I was thinking
of asking you about it:
Would you like to stay on
as the
Queen of My Heart?

Comments about I'D Let You Pull On My Strings........ by Herbert Nehrlich

  • (2/5/2005 7:49:00 PM)

    I like the analogy, and such an apt one coming from a physician (Report) Reply

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  • (11/13/2004 3:14:00 AM)

    For this princess I will do all the cleaning up. And then some.
    I will be wearing the apron and the strings will be widely visible, of course.
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  • (11/12/2004 4:33:00 PM)

    Nice, very, very nice, but what if she's a messy 'heart guest': -) (Report) Reply

  • (11/12/2004 6:13:00 AM)

    This is sooo cool! Lucky girl! (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, November 12, 2004

Poem Edited: Tuesday, December 14, 2004

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