Herbert Nehrlich

Rookie (04 October 1943 / Germany)

Winter - Poem by Herbert Nehrlich

As winter comes again this year,
its breath turns dewdrops into ice.
Out in the forest freeze the deer
our houses, refuges for mice.

The snow brings happiness and joy
for many girls and every boy,
with grace and silence it descends,
for autumn storms it makes amends.

The farmer leaves alone his soil
and Mr. Chevron brings the oil
to heat the inside of your house
and keep you warm, also the spouse.

Before you know, the winter must
pack up, it sends a final gust.
And when you hear the robins sing
your heart fills with the warmth of Spring.

And this procedure comes each year
ye Gods must have a special reason.
From what I've seen it does appear
that winter is my favourite season.

Comments about Winter by Herbert Nehrlich

  • Kumarmani Mahakul (6/16/2016 7:29:00 PM)

    Yes God has a special season and this winter season brings happiness and joy. Winter is favorite to many definitely. This is very interesting poem shared here really. (Report) Reply

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  • (6/16/2016 8:37:00 AM)

    ..............a beautiful tribute to winter ★ (Report) Reply

  • Tapan M. Saren (6/16/2016 4:50:00 AM)

    Wow! Lovely poem indeed. I love winter. But winter is quite different in India.. Thanks for sharing. (Report) Reply

  • Soul Watcher (6/16/2016 2:35:00 AM)

    Rest in Peace Herbert Nehrlich: ( (Report) Reply

  • Edward Kofi Louis (6/16/2016 2:28:00 AM)

    To respect a season and, to respect nature. Nice work. (Report) Reply

  • (6/16/2016 2:12:00 AM)

    a poem that melts the heart and brings out hidden emotions
    so beautiful.
    (Report) Reply

  • Kim Barney (6/16/2016 1:52:00 AM)

    Autumn is my favorite season, but a fine poem nevertheless. (Report) Reply

  • Kelly Kurt (6/16/2016 12:26:00 AM)

    Rest in Peace, Herbert (Report) Reply

  • (10/25/2005 12:15:00 PM)

    Great poem Herbert! Michigan is notorious for bad winters......but I love it! It's fun driving on the ice, and having 2ft of snow covering your car when you wake up! How beautiful. sincerely, Mary (Report) Reply

  • Ernestine Northover (10/24/2005 1:26:00 PM)

    I can't say It's mine Herbert, but I like it around Christmas time, if there's a nice layer of snow! Pleasant reading. Sincerely Ernestine (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, October 24, 2005

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