Herbert Nehrlich

Rookie (04 October 1943 / Germany)

Pen For Poetry - Poem by Herbert Nehrlich

At night, around ten
I will reach for my pen
and with caution and glee
write some good poetry

On vacation in Cairo
in Egyptian heat
I had only a biro
and a papyrus sheet.


Comments about Pen For Poetry by Herbert Nehrlich

  • (12/10/2005 9:51:00 AM)


    And then around eleven, he reaches for the best scotch this side of heaven. Ha! Keep writing, Herbert. I see you've posted more than usual today. Glad you're back.

    Raynette
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  • (12/10/2005 8:09:00 AM)


    Find some place to write...nice! (Report) Reply

  • Cj Heck (12/10/2005 7:54:00 AM)


    Funny, we all do what we have to do to write! When at the beach, we write it in the sand; at a restaurant, we write on the menu or a napkin. Your poem is good, Herbert.
    Warmest regards,
    CJ
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  • (12/10/2005 7:49:00 AM)


    But at least you were in Egypt! Wow, how nice. Great write Herbert. Sincerely, Mary (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, December 10, 2005



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