Herbert Nehrlich

Rookie (04 October 1943 / Germany)

Revenge - Poem by Herbert Nehrlich

I shall drink your wine
take away your food,
deprive you of shelter
and dry up your well.
You have hurt me
just once, and must pay
to the distant day
when you manage to give
me the flagon of peace,
only Hemlock will silence
the hatred in me.


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Poem Submitted: Monday, September 5, 2005



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