Herbert Nehrlich

Rookie (04 October 1943 / Germany)

Tide And Time

Poem by Herbert Nehrlich

'Were you thinking of me
when you wrote those lines? '
You asked me, my love
with the casual voice
that just wants to make conversation.

So I told you about my sadness.

Sadness that there are:
Not enough flowers
nor genuine words
and not enough kisses
in this world for YOU.

So you reminded me
that there was not enough time
in our lives
to grow enough flowers
or to coin genuine words
to describe our love.

And then YOU kissed me.

Comments about Tide And Time by Herbert Nehrlich

  • Ivy Christou (3/5/2005 8:56:00 AM)

    Superb poem. I love it. Especially like its last paragraph.. The verse is so true. There is never enough time to do everything we have in mind..

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  • Rich Hanson (2/13/2005 10:26:00 AM)

    simply lovely. I enjoy reading of this aspect of your personality(Report)Reply

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  • . . (11/11/2004 9:47:00 PM)

    Nothing.....I got nothing......love it!
    Where in the world did you come from? :)(Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, November 11, 2004

Poem Edited: Tuesday, December 14, 2004