Herbert Nehrlich

Rookie (04 October 1943 / Germany)

Not Bastards - Poem by Herbert Nehrlich

Every man may appear
to the untrained eye
a true harquebusier
wearing jacket and tie.
And all women could be
like the old battle-ax
in their own fantasy
made of honeybee's wax.
Hence the harquebusier
takes his weapon to bed
as a true musketeer
with his bullets of lead.

Comments about Not Bastards by Herbert Nehrlich

  • (6/13/2007 8:59:00 PM)

    My dear Herbert when you take your gun to bed make sure it is loaded with blanks

    Warm regards AJS

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, June 13, 2007

Poem Edited: Friday, March 11, 2011

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