Herbert Nehrlich

Rookie (04 October 1943 / Germany)

The Day She Died - Poem by Herbert Nehrlich

It was a scary, bumpy ride.
The driver wore a uniform,
They raced with purpose through the night,
through lightning strikes and thunderstorm.

At last the clinic, just ahead,
EMERGENCY, announced the light.
She'd soon be safe, resting in bed,
when they arrived their Mum had died.

Comments about The Day She Died by Herbert Nehrlich

  • (4/26/2005 5:36:00 PM)

    Interesting poem, ........................... (Report)Reply

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  • (4/26/2005 3:35:00 AM)

    such an intriguing poem told with economy that leaves the reader wanting to know more
    all the best

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, April 26, 2005

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