Herbert Nehrlich

Rookie (04 October 1943 / Germany)

Poetry - Poem by Herbert Nehrlich

It seems to me
that all poets should be
noble, helpful and good.
Only then they could,
unencumbered and free,
write the poetry they would.
If the writing of Gods
came from you and me
would you wonder about the odds?
So if talent you see
would you all just give nods
and look elsewhere if it is a bore,
let us never forget this is poetry
and not some ridiculous war.

Comments about Poetry by Herbert Nehrlich

  • (6/2/2005 6:06:00 AM)

    Poetry should be about positive passion, I really enjoy this! (Report) Reply

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  • (6/2/2005 3:17:00 AM)

    Mary I like your optimism, young people seem to have that.
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  • (6/1/2005 9:04:00 PM)

    Amen to that! ! Hopefully more people feel this way. Take care. Sincerely, Mary (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, June 1, 2005

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