poet Herbert Nehrlich

Herbert Nehrlich

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Staying

And will you hold my hand
a li'l bit longer please?
I cannot breathe without it,
my heart won't beat, believe me
must have your skin to touch,
your warmth and all your fragrance.
If I depart from here
it matters little,
if I have you to hold
please do not go.

Poem Submitted: Sunday, May 8, 2005

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Comments about Staying by Herbert Nehrlich

  • Mahnaz Zardoust-Ahari (8/27/2005 9:51:00 AM)

    Such a sweet poem. So much longing in so few words...

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  • Mary Nagy (5/8/2005 8:06:00 PM)

    Very touching. Such a sad moment. Sincerely, mary

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