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Birds and Bees

Curtis Moorman Avatar Curtis Moorman - Premium MemberPremium Member Send Soup Mail  Block poet from commenting on your poetry

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Birds and Bees


A young man dropped to his knees
His fiance' he wanted to please
Six strong men carried him away
His epitaph was reported to say
He was ignorant of the birds and the bees

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  1. Date: 3/29/2012 12:26:00 PM

    i like this poem :) nice poem

  1. Date: 3/13/2012 6:38:00 AM

    Hey....you haven't posted in such a long long while...what gives, Curtis? I will be checking in again this weekend for some hint that your poetry pen is still movin'!! ha ha. Hugs friend! Gwendolen

  1. Date: 3/8/2012 7:27:00 PM

    Here's an epitaph that I heard in the 9th grade during a Civil War lecture.( I had insanely insane teachers...)..Born a virgin,,,died a harlot...for forty years she kept her virginity.....that's a mighty long time in this vicinity!!!....Tho't you'd like that one, Curtis. I struck out in the burlesque limerick arena...I just don't feel it...(I might need some happy pills!) ugh....Love, Gwendolen

  1. Date: 3/1/2012 7:57:00 AM

    You have your own talent and skill, we are all like waves on the ocean different and unique, love your poetry Curtis, have a blessed day, always, vie ps. thank you for your kind heart felt comments.

  1. Date: 3/1/2012 7:51:00 AM

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  1. Date: 2/29/2012 1:14:00 AM

    s mail yspxx

  1. Date: 2/28/2012 9:34:00 AM

    wonderful write Curtis luv.. good luck in the contest.. an excellent visual delight .. hope all is going well...

    Moorman Avatar Curtis Moorman Date: 2/29/2012 8:00:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks! I'll need lots of luck from the looks of things. I'm not even getting an occasional HM on some of the poems I've recently posted. Maybe my luck will soon change.
  1. Date: 2/20/2012 5:11:00 AM

    brilliant Curtis, one of the best limericks i've read for a while. good luck in contest. harry

  1. Date: 2/18/2012 1:24:00 PM

    Oh my word!!! What a hoot!! ha ha. Gwendolen

  1. Date: 2/17/2012 8:45:00 PM

    hahaha, GOOD ONE, Curtis. twas the death of him.

    Moorman Avatar Curtis Moorman Date: 2/18/2012 10:03:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Yes, it was the death of him. I'm just happy that I learned enough to keep me alive!!
  1. Date: 2/17/2012 5:21:00 PM

    It is a pleasure to reading yours limerick today Curtis. - oxox Anne-Lise

    Moorman Avatar Curtis Moorman Date: 2/18/2012 10:02:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you Anne-Lise. Maybe it'll at least get an Honorable Mention in the contest.
  1. Date: 2/17/2012 8:47:00 AM

    Nice one Curtis to be honest i was aobut twnety when i heard of this birds and bees thing, i never understood it. xx soup m

    Moorman Avatar Curtis Moorman Date: 2/18/2012 10:01:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    I never have figured out why they refer to love and the by-product of it. I think it stems from the shame of discussing things that used to be considered taboo and being able to have it make sense. I learned all that I know by trial and error -- at 69 years of age, I'm still learning.
  1. Date: 2/16/2012 5:41:00 PM

    Curtis, a very fun to read limerick... My parents never mentioned the birds and bees... but, my love sure did... good luck in my daughters contest... always... PD

    Moorman Avatar Curtis Moorman Date: 2/18/2012 9:57:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks, PD! I'm always encouraged by your comments and look forward to another contest soon.