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Best Long In The Tooth Poems

Below are the all-time best Long In The Tooth poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of long in the tooth poems written by PoetrySoup members


Long In The Tooth
I went to the Dentist to pull a tooth
And patiently sat in the waiting booth.
All the kids stared at my giant bucktooth;
Needless to say they...

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Categories: long in the tooth, childhood, humorous,
Form: Iambic Pentameter



Premium Member Bit Long in the Tooth!
He was told, "Yes, you have grounds for divorce!"
His new lawyer, said, "We will win...of course!"
A pretty 'filly' back then
But his love faded just when...
She...

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Categories: long in the tooth, funny
Form: Limerick
I believe
I believe we are all family....
  and golden
  and our souls (are One)
  with starlight

I believe in the love in your eyes(all)
...

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Categories: long in the tooth, hope, life, together,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Man from Duluth
There once was a man from Duluth
whose habit was spinning the truth.
He had told the same tale
(every day without fail;
'twas getting quite long in the...

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Categories: long in the tooth, drink, humor, word play,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Truth
There once was a man from Duluth
who grew very long in the tooth
he lost all his hair
but he still had a pair
that randy old man...

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Categories: long in the tooth, funny,
Form: Limerick



When Young Men Die
When young men meet with
inexplicably sudden and biting ends,
     not the whitewashed passing of those long in the tooth,
  ...

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Categories: long in the tooth, death, introspection,
Form: Free verse
My Life Upon the Wicked Stage
Thirty years as an actor have shown
That it takes more than talent to make a star,
Though I tried very hard, I didn't get very far.
When...

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Categories: long in the tooth, humor,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member A bridge too far
Here lie a dentist and his wife.
Long in the tooth they left this life.
Young Smith inherits in the will
Some gold crowns and a dental drill!


13/09/18


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Categories: long in the tooth, humorous,
Form: Epitaph
Premium Member Ropes
On a wooded path next to the sea
Three strong ropes dangled from a tall tree.
     They were hung there for swinging
...

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Categories: long in the tooth, adventure,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Never Ever Ever Ever Expected This
I swear it is raining outside today
Anyway, it feels like it in my bones.
Arthritis has kicked up her heels
Reminding me I am not a spring...

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Categories: long in the tooth, age,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Premium Member A Once Active Soul


Been retired for over three years now
I've finally accepted this role
As a senior citizen sent out to pasture
Not good for this once active soul

Poetry has...

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Categories: long in the tooth, retirement,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member The Big Blues and Baptismal Alice
“The Big Blues and Baptismal Alice”



In the land of the dirty politician
Steely resolve was borne bidding
farewell to thinly veiled conceit and division
that particular brand of...

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Categories: long in the tooth, courage, freedom, imagery, journey,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Tooth
When the guest are gone and the weather get's hot.
Face it with drink and  hits the spot.
Do you want to be married or do...

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Categories: long in the tooth, dedication, devotion, friendship, life,
Form: Ode
Premium Member Cameo-IT'S NOT CRICKET
Twenty-twenty is its new name
For this fast action cricket game
Now, set to find world-wide acclaim-
An evening sport of my youth
Re-packaged..but really long -in-the-tooth

NOTE:Twenty overs a...

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Categories: long in the tooth, sports, soccer,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Reaping What You Sow--The Karma Drama

              "Reaping What You Sow!"
       ...

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Categories: long in the tooth, judgement, life, symbolism, truth,
Form: Rhyme
An Ode To Youth

I remember when I was young and fair
Slim long legs and soft black hair
My winsome smile and dark green eyes
Caused many a suitor to agonize
When...

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Categories: long in the tooth, introspection, nostalgia,
Form: Ode
Premium Member ITS NOT CRICKET
repost inspired by Phil contest

IT'S NOT CRICKET

Twenty-twenty is its new name
For this fast action cricket game
Now, set to find world-wide acclaim-
An evening sport of my...

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Categories: long in the tooth, sports,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Wags
Alas, I am still here but you are gone,
  verily so all things must pass old friend;
true the proud breast filled and white his...

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Categories: long in the tooth, dog, friendship,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Queen of the Damned
As gently, she drifts through the darkness
Waiflike, she flows on the breeze
Her eyes never resting on anyones
Appearing to all Ill at ease

She wades in the...

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Categories: long in the tooth, film, horror, poetry, sad
Form: Rhyme
Blood on the Ballot
No body wants to hear it,
See it, feel it or be near it.
Even the picture of an aborted fetus;
Where would that reality lead us?

But what...

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Categories: long in the tooth, education, life, nice, nice,
Form: Couplet
Eat, ,drink, poop, and piss
Through life's pain and bliss
I still have to eat, drink, poop, and piss
Sunshine or showers
Wilting or blooming flowers
I still have to eat, drink, poop, and...

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© Nathan D.  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: long in the tooth, body,
Form: Rhyme
Failed the First Week
Speak the words of truth
Till you are long in the tooth
Look them in the eye
And tell them no lie
A friend will know
When a tell does...

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Categories: long in the tooth, food, funny,
Form: Couplet
No Nursing Home for Them
No Nursing Home For Them

By Elton Camp

Joe is gray and seventy-five
Meg’s also old but still alive

Their Harley they still love to ride
Being old farts they...

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© Elton Camp  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: long in the tooth, humor,
Form: Rhyme
LCFC - Our Team
Son of a legend, and the greatest of Danes,
A towering keeper with success in his veins,
From a boy at United he’s developed and grown,
And now...

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Categories: long in the tooth, football,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member Rock and Roll
Went to a party
And savored the chance
To groove to some oldies
And dance, dance, dance, dance!

The theme was the 50’s;
We all dressed the part
And soon as...

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Categories: long in the tooth, dance, nostalgia,
Form: Rhyme