Herbert Nehrlich

Rookie (04 October 1943 / Germany)

Would I? - Poem by Herbert Nehrlich

You asked, would I discard you
by tomorrow,
after making love to you today?

Though I do not comprehend
your sorrow,
I feel like saying 'everything's

Yet I'll say more to you
my sweet:

After making love to you today
I 'll think of ways to love you
once again,

That is unless you do dispose of me today.

And will you tell me
if you are discarded,
dropped, even dumped by

I will find the bits of you and,
resuming what I started,
wear them and keep all our

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, November 23, 2004

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