Herbert Nehrlich

Rookie (04 October 1943 / Germany)

My Kindred Spirits - Poem by Herbert Nehrlich

I dream about my travels,
through times long gone
and space now allocated
to those young bulls with horns.
A melancholy road ahead
is lined on either side
by fragrant leaves and stems,
with purple petals, moist of dew.
Those are my kindred spirits,
they neither wilt nor ever die,
a comfort should I need to cry.

Comments about My Kindred Spirits by Herbert Nehrlich

  • Linda Ori (8/11/2006 1:24:00 AM)

    Herbert - I always associate purple with royalty and awareness. Purple flowers spread love and hope, and I use that image in some of my poems. Beautiful, and pensive piece - sort of a transition into wisdom.
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  • (8/10/2006 10:55:00 PM)

    Sometimes it seems the most endearing thoughts come from travels through heartache. Loved this poem of kindred spirit... right to the core of the readers soul.
    much luv.
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  • (8/8/2006 6:56:00 AM)

    Purple, for half-mourning? ... (anyway in my experence 'young bulls' tend to be bullish. I know who is to be preferred, as person and as poet) . A wistful piece, H. My hand to yours, as you extend yours to so many. t xx (Report) Reply

  • (8/7/2006 10:15:00 AM)

    And you are more than deserving of such comforting spirits, Herbs.

    A delicate, moving piece of writing.
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  • Tailor Bell (8/7/2006 9:07:00 AM)

    Nicely done...looking into your thoughts and heart. -Tailor B. (Report) Reply

  • (8/7/2006 7:15:00 AM)

    This morning seems to be the international celebration of the heart! Thanks. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, August 7, 2006

Poem Edited: Monday, August 23, 2010

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