Herbert Nehrlich

Rookie (04 October 1943 / Germany)

Mine Is The Honour (Haiku) - Poem by Herbert Nehrlich

The consequences
will not be felt by others.
The spark is dying.

Faith was the substance
of a house of playing cards,
mine is the honour.

Life was your target.
A breath, once snuffed, is nothing
without a heartbeat.

Comments about Mine Is The Honour (Haiku) by Herbert Nehrlich

  • (5/23/2006 8:17:00 AM)

    Detailed poems here Herbert, leading the reader along. Much substance. (Report) Reply

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  • (5/23/2006 6:46:00 AM)

    A breath that is nothing withoug a heartbeat - what a marvelous connection! (Report) Reply

  • (5/23/2006 6:10:00 AM)

    A follow-up to 'Satan's Law' and fittingly grim at that.

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  • (5/23/2006 4:53:00 AM)

    So true Herbert.....flat lining............................................................................

    Tai died trying
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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, May 23, 2006

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