Herbert Nehrlich

Rookie (04 October 1943 / Germany)

The Mask - Poem by Herbert Nehrlich

Free as a bird she said we'd be
kindred our spirits, happy and free.
Colourful feathers, warm blooded birds,
vapours of pride and the silence of words.


Comments about The Mask by Herbert Nehrlich

  • (4/18/2008 3:59:00 AM)


    This has the subtlety and succinctness of a haiku poem. But also an enigmatic quality which is distinctive and most appealing. love Allie ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ (Report) Reply

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  • Callie Carroll (4/17/2008 6:41:00 PM)


    I am begging you to develop this idea further, a new poem maybe- just because this one intrigued me so much. I watch my bird friends enviously in my backyard. 'the silence of words' is something I desire very much if it is replaced by birdsong. (Report) Reply

  • (4/17/2008 6:20:00 PM)


    stunning last two lines (Report) Reply

  • (4/17/2008 5:53:00 PM)


    So nice. So to the point. And so rare coming from one
    who seems to have words and expressions for everyone to share.
    Nice, Mr. H
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Poem Submitted: Thursday, April 17, 2008



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