Herbert Nehrlich

Rookie (04 October 1943 / Germany)

I Shall Not Leave - Poem by Herbert Nehrlich

Exhausted now I lay,
spent to the marrow of my bones.
I rest with you.
Then, when our robin sings
we taste of Eden's fruit
and,
once again
we spread defiant wings.
I talk of depth
while you encircle me
you drool,
and satisfy my greed,
I shall not go
until
the reaper comes for me.


Comments about I Shall Not Leave by Herbert Nehrlich

  • Fay Slimm (1/10/2009 1:04:00 AM)

    In my humble opinion this is among the best of sensual love poetry. I just had to read it over again - - it is suave, it is effervescent, it is masterly in it's compostion........ enough......... and a top mark ffrom Fay. (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, December 27, 2008



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