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Best Wet Behind The Ears Poems

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Mary
great aunt, kissed me yesterday
after bidding fond adieu's 
to fleeting flashbacks of youth

streaks of invincibility 
stiffened her spine when a gentleman came calling
courting her future
a...

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Categories: wet behind the ears, history, lost love,
Form: Narrative



Superbowl Bound
This is the first in a trilogy of poems that comprise the first 2 years of big bens career as the Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback so...

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Categories: wet behind the ears, football, sports,
Form: Rhyme
It'll All End In Tears
caught in the crossfire, of well-hidden snipers
that aim through the lens, of venomous vipers
paralysed by poison, blinded by spies
unarmed victims, enemies in disguise
shadows that taunt...

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© Guy Mearns  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: wet behind the ears, adventure, destiny, dream, emotions, happiness, joy,
Form: Epic
Premium Member The Art Of Eating Lobster
When in swanky restaurants, 'tis easy to daintily dine on cordon bleu,
But dining on lobster requires deft finesse without humiliating you!
For what its worth, I...

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Categories: wet behind the ears, food, funny
Form: Rhyme
Military Veteran Lamentations -Our Boys, V-Day 11-11-11

America…
wet behind the ears
our boys
soldiers screwed beyond their years

healthy “Kens”
displaced from their “Barbies and Babies”
KILL ‘EM ALL!
programmed to forget 
about what ifs 
ands
or maybes

SEEK AND...

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Categories: wet behind the ears, angst, peace, political, visionary, war, boy,
Form: Ode



Premium Member Naughtiness


The poems have been flowing like a river

Must take advantage while it happens

I think they say, “while the iron is hot!”



Other very familiar idioms like...

“A...

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Categories: wet behind the ears, humorous,
Form: Narrative
The Moon Also Rises - The Midwatch
The Moon Also Rises
The Midwatch

Harry Mayer


The X.O.’s in the shower
and the Captain’s in his bed.
The Chiefs’ are playin’ poker
as we’re steamin’ to the Med.

“I’ll take...

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Categories: wet behind the ears, humor, military, sea,
Form: ABC
Norma-Jeane: Duo-Rhyme
When I was only seventeen,
I met my darling Norma Jeane.
And I, still wet behind the ears,
Emboldened by too many beers,
Approached her and forgot my fears,
Became...

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© jack horne  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: wet behind the ears, romance,
Form: Rhyme
BROWN - NEVER ONCE A BAD BOY
In the cuddles of your memory I drown
You were a fluffy handsome breed
A personality brighter than brown
But your colour sealed your collar

In you this boy...

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Categories: wet behind the ears, childhood, pets, boy,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member That Summer Heat That Stoked My Fires
That Summer Heat That Stoked My Fires

There was that summer heat that stoked my fires-
Soft the winds blew, long the beauties reigned;
And then a dream...

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Categories: wet behind the ears, desire, destiny, farewell, lost love, nostalgia,
Form: Rhyme
First Love Visits
I dreamed of you again
The first love of my youth
I wonder what takes me there
Exploring you again
Wondering how decades later
You still come to me 
In...

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Categories: wet behind the ears, dream, lost love, me, love, me,
Form: Free verse
Children of Sorrow
i had parents who drank and gambled and fought. and slowly those nights turned around so that things could never be the way that they...

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© Gina Young  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: wet behind the ears, absence, abuse, addiction, childhood, children, confusion,
Form: Free verse
Jack 49
Everyone will turn older
And your up to bat
Bases are all loaded
As the crowd roars Jack
3 balls, 2 strikes 
and 49 on his back
Final game, final...

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Categories: wet behind the ears, family, funny, life, people, sports,
Form: I do not know?
' ... For The Old Men ... ' (or It Ain't Over Yet)
He Thought, ‘Cause He Was Old
And the Other Guy, was Just ‘Sprung’
That He didn’t have a Chance To Hold
His Own, Against The ‘Young-Un’ …

And In...

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Categories: wet behind the ears, allegory, funny, girlfriend-boyfriend, happiness, introspection, life,
Form: Ballad
Wrinkles Are LIke Paychecks Every Two Weeks
when i was young ...
fill in the blank
as a matter of fact,
after you borrow the car, remember to fill it back up says dad
when i...

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Categories: wet behind the ears, childhood, funny, me,
Form: Free verse
Obstacles
If the world broke form the ceiling what words would it be shouted

The thunder, the passion, the charisma was left at the door
Tie of a...

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Categories: wet behind the ears, art, love,
Form: Lyric
#55
Lost mind never found
Never found in a lost sea
Wet behind the ears


...

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Categories: wet behind the ears, confusion, introspection, life, philosophy, sad,
Form: Senryu
Premium Member MOM AND DAD


Young couple just starting out
Wide-eyed and innocent
Still wet behind the ears
Bursting with dreams and hopes
Opening each day as if a gift
Blessed with children
To call their...

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Categories: wet behind the ears, anniversary, blessing, children, dream, home, hope,
Form: Free verse
PhiloBlues in G seventh
Still wet behind the ears

still playing the fool

For God sakes you better wake yourself up

and for a change do something cool

You can do it for...

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Categories: wet behind the ears, life, love, political, urban, me,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member MY CAREER
I graduated High School
Still wet behind the ears.
Went into the working world
Full of doubts and fears!

I was just a youngster,
Still very immature.
Had no idea what...

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Categories: wet behind the ears, on work and working
Form: Rhyme
oil
Oil
Some people are green with no life experience. Wet behind the ears. They can't work a washing machine. Life for them will be hard. Vertical...

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Categories: wet behind the ears, anger, anti bullying, people, truth,
Form: Free verse
fishermen
Step onto the great vessel, with the floor beneath his feet, 
As he waves by to those who mean the most to him in his...

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© cory long  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: wet behind the ears, adventure
Form: Couplet
The Five Percent



          Seasoned as a veteran yet wet behind the ears
      ...

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Categories: wet behind the ears, corruption, political, society,
Form: Rhyme