Radio 2 (© Dean Farnell) I'm getting old I'm in despair I've found my first grey pubic hair I'm fast asleep by half past 10 I'm never gonna see my teens again. With poems like "I Lick Your Nose "and "Elegy for a Toy I Broke" there is no topic too 'tough' for these poets. Perhaps it shouldn’t surprise us that the author of Gulliver’s Travels wrote a poem about excremental matters: after all, the human-like creatures in that novel, the Yahoos, are often described in scatological terms. Some celebrate the aspect of pregnancy and some poke fun at it.While, some are for the mommies-to-be, others are for both moms and dads-to-be. John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester, ‘By All Love’s Soft, Yet Mighty Powers’. I have very unhealthy relation ships with men and only ever fancy emotionally distant ******* with huge laundry lists of emotional problems because I am not wholly comfortable with being loved. Henry Oldez had been living in this routine for twenty some years. Ha, Well, ok. Or the morning after a bout with Jim Beam I grabbed the cold water out of the fridge Walked into the bathroom, and proceded To pee in the hamper. A catalogue of what I drank: (Thursday through Saturday. What used to be my sex appeal, Is now my water spout. Active in the twentieth century, Edward Estlin Cummings was an American poet who remains one of the most famous figures in English poetry. Yes. “She got to her feet and tucked her fingers into her armpits to warm them, glaring at Briar and Parahan as she walked over to the mules. Suddenly, without warning, she packs it all away in a rubber band because I have forgotten to look out the window for a moment. **** seriously, it's not funny. I hate sharing but because my mom instilled it in me as a child I find it ridiculously hard to say no. I have always wanted to come from aristocratic stock and attend private school. In the Fall, when the temperature of the Bay would drop and the wind blew ice, frost would gather on the lawn near Henry Oldez's room. Enjoy. Also, satire is pervasive in his poems. Contrasting his own vocation of poetry with his brother’s (making toilet seats), Service ends up concluding that he envies his brother somewhat: everyone, even mighty kings, needs a toilet seat, whereas the same cannot be said of a poet ‘emulating Keats’. The twelfth-century Chinese poet, Lu Yu, offers this portrait of the old man in his poem "Written in a Carefree Mood": Old man pushing seventy, In truth he acts like a little boy, Whooping with delight when he spies some mountain fruits, . Then open—or click on—your own favorite tale. I am desperately afraid that if I do seek a psychological test I will be perfectly normal. I get bored of people I am sleeping with very quickly. Pingback: 10 of the Best Poems about the Lavatory. These elements were cut from the eventual poem (probably for the best), but you can read some of them here. The picture reminded him of what the old gallows must have looked like. Sometimes it’s a witty poem on a bathroom stall wall. I can guarantee you that every male dog that has passed that hydrant has pissed on it." I eat in bed. Voted one of Britain’s 100 best-loved poems in the late 1990s, If I go in the bathroom and there's pee on the seat or floor, I make whoever did it scrub the toilet and the floor. My father has never directly told me he loves me. But now I've got a full time job, To find the gosh darn thing. Poems by Teens For Teens. And this is a poem about the waste land, after all…. poem. I suppose one can write poems about anything. This sonnet by the American writer best-known for his novels (and ‘best-known’ in more than one sense, we suspect) is all about creating – going to the lavatory as a kind of art, even. Poems on aging are rarely jubilant, but there are those that cast old age in a more tender light. Worth reading for the last couplet alone: ‘She answer’d short, I’m glad you’ll write, / You’ll furnish paper when I’ … well, you can perhaps guess the last word. Peeing in the Ool And Other Favorite Kids' Poems. Sometimes I ******* out of sheer boredom but never *** because no matter how good it feels I am not really that interested. The following poems celebrate all things stories and words. Learn how to write a poem about Piss and share it! You missed Auden’s ‘The Geography of the House’, one of the better toilet poems. I use my size as an excuse so I don’t have to try to find love because then I would have to let someone in. Updike appears to be drawing a link between writing and going for a poo: note his use of the word ‘squibs’ (applicable to both activities), the suggestive word ‘texture’, and the self-referential note at the end. Poetry about teen life really requires a website all its own. What does it all mean: each morning movement seems to declare, for Kumin, the indomitability of the human spirit: ‘We go on.’ A fine poem from this underrated American poet (1925-2014). I google people I like (whether that be in a romantic or non romantic way). W. B. Yeats, ‘Crazy Jane Talks with the Bishop’. The poem, a translation of an old Chinese poem, is about a former courtesan who has married a drunk who leaves her on her own – and who will one day find his wife has found another man to warm her bed …, T. S. Eliot, The Waste Land. Even though I don’t like being in them I sometimes create ruts. Post was not sent - check your email addresses! Rated: Fiction K - English - Poetry/Drama - Words: 120 - Reviews: 1 - Published: Nov 21, 2015 - Status: Complete - … It used to be embarrassing, Well, yes and no. Time was when, on its own accord, From my trousers it would spring. We’re paraphrasing: we warn you the poem itself uses somewhat stronger language! Lady Mary Wortley Montagu, ‘The Reasons that Induced Dr. S. to Write a Poem call’d the Lady’s Dressing Room’. Mood swings are common, relationships with parents, siblings and friends are full of ups and downs. Although it’s not scatological like the other poems on this list, we couldn’t compile a list of the greatest toilet-themed poems and not include this, given its title. I get scared when people expect me to share my own feelings or opinions and often make up ******* so I don’t have to divulge things. Upon making an inquiry as to his sorrow, The drunk tearfully repied, ' I'm out of pee'. .and sail. His lawyers successfully argued to have the failed test thrown out because there was an issue invloving the "Chain of Custody" of his sample.-- but how did synthetic testosterone get in his uniary tract in the first place?? The shyer I am the louder I get. Check out some of our favorite examples of bathroom poetry. He lives in Washington state with his wife, two children, three cats, and six computers. Funny huh? Well done for finding poetry in something so gruesome. Here, Rochester (1647-80) takes in as many taboos as he can about sex, from engaging in carnal activity when the woman is on her period to doing it when her clothes are covered in poo. I haven’t got to this phase yet, but I remember babysitting for a little boy and there were ping pong balls floating in the loos in his house because his mother had read it was a good way to encourage him to want to use the toilet and make a game of aiming at the balls… Kenn Nesbitt is the author of The Aliens Have Landed! Where’s the excrement in this landmark poem of the twentieth century? I don’t always wash my hand when I ***. "Every fire hydrant in the city has dog pee on it, Mr. Monk. Submit your work, meet writers and drop the ads. I got my first tattoo because I wanted to lay the artist. My poems remain explorations of the subconscious ******. Hugo Williams, ‘Toilet’. The Penis Poem--by Willie Nelson. They say there is a subtle smell That lingers in the powder; Most mornings, he would stumble out of the garage where he slept and tip toe past the ice speckled patch of brown and green spotted grass, so to make his way inside to relieve himself. By Jane Wong. Lady Mary Wortley Montagu wrote this poem, a direct response to Swift, to challenge his debased vision of womanhood (and arguably, all of humanity). His poems on love and nature, and his erotic poetry are perhaps his most popular works, especially among youngsters. The poetry of Cummings is radical for its unconventional punctuation and phrasing. Swift didn’t exactly get away with writing his poem about the fact that even women go to the lavatory: some people called him out as obsessed, and he was accused of having ‘the excremental vision’. Poems about Life. I like having beautiful friends. The Oxford Book of Scatological Poems is yet to be compiled; how much of a market there’d be for it, in any case, remains a matter of doubt. Ezra Pound, ‘The Beautiful Toilet’. Best Pregnancy Poems: Anyone who knows me knows not to pee on the toilet seat unless they wanna scrub the toilet :) … Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. In some cases, it’s a song on the radio that perfectly captures your feelings. Whether you’re an ecstatic new mom or dad, a patient respondent to a child’s twenty questions, a hair-pulling parent of a teenager, or an empty nester, below you’ll find poems about the wonder, worry, and weirdness of parenting. My parents ***** about each other to me, I just like the attention. Ha, well, ok. Peeing: to ***; to urinate; to release the body of its liquid toxins; to pass or discharge *****; characteristically yellow- the strength of the color depending on the body’s hydration. Read More. It's how dogs mark their territory. will not serve his 50 game suspension. Below we’ve gathered together ten of the best poems about going to the toilet, answering a call of nature, performing a bodily function … poems on the topic of excrement … well, you get the picture. 1) Emily Dickinson: “There is no Frigate like a Book” (1263) The classic poem … PoopiePoems.com is a collection of poopie poetry.Poems written by everyday people during those increasingly rare moments of peace and quiet. Read a selection of poems about drinking by poets, including Charles Baudelaire, Theodore Roethke, Emily Dickinson, and more. If he was in no hurry, he would stand on the four stepped stoop and look back at the dried, dead leaves hanging from the wiry branches of three trees lined up against the neighbors fence. Not a poem for the faint-hearted, like many by the scurrilous poet at the court of King Charles II. Poems to celebrate and share with your high school or college graduate. Maxine Kumin, ‘The Excrement Poem’. It was not a heavy frost that spread across the paralyzed lawn, but one that just covered each blade of grass with a fine, white, almost dusty coat. I lie to well. I am scared of never being a mother. The more trivial something is about me the less likely I am to share it. From Emily Dickinson to Pablo Neruda, this selection of poets demonstrate the range of ways we relate to dogs in these short dog poems. What you are about to hear is an interesting story, Ahhhhhhh, in the woods ... **** OUCH (Collabration with Temporal Fugue), L-M-N-O-P-elephant *** in 24 numerals (or 24 reasons to leave), First Date...Adult Explicit ******....Sadomasochism...Ero ****, I don't always wash my hands when I *** (or everything I have never said out loud). Inspiration strikes at the most unexpected times. Here is a selection of poems we really liked. I hate the feeling of puckering fingers after they have been in water and I always get angry doing the washing up. Interesting Literature is a participant in the Amazon EU Associates Programme, an affiliate advertising programme designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by linking to Amazon.co.uk. The adolescent years are turbulent and unsettled. - The Academy of American Poets is the largest membership-based nonprofit organization fostering an appreciation for contemporary poetry and supporting American poets. I practise jokes in my head before I say them sometimes. Jonathan Swift, ‘The Lady’s Dressing Room’. Yes, these are very important issue to discuss among friends! See more ideas about bathroom quotes, bathroom humor, bathroom signs. One of a series of seven poems Yeats wrote featuring the straight-talking ‘Crazy Jane’, as a way of discussing philosophical matters in a light-hearted way, this poem earns its place on this list of great scatological poems thanks to the final stanza: ‘A woman can be proud and stiff / When on love intent; / But Love has pitched his mansion in / The place of excrement; / For nothing can be sole or whole / That has not been rent.’. The teenage years are a time when we experience some of life's most difficult issues for the first time. However, I'm a tyrant. Poems about Piss at the world's largest poetry site. I leave fresh flowers in their vase till they wilt and die because there is something morbidly beautiful about the sad crinkled mass it reminds me how closely linked we as humans are to our own mortality, I tell people I do it because they dry better that way. Being a teenager is a complicated business and Teen Poets write some of the most intense poems. Oh my god I need to *** Then go *** Lol dude I cant go *** Why not Cuz i have to write this What no just go *** No you dont understand if I go *** and come back I wont be able to write it anymore becuase I won’t be needing to *** anymore which is the mindset that this is in Wow now thats what i call a STREAM of consciousness LMAOFA, LOL, WHUWH, HLAOAALFHA. I hate my mother’s first name. Pee Pee Teepee Submitted By: wendopia. I can be incredibly competitive and I hate myself for it. Let’s end this pick of the best poems about bodily functions with a slightly less disgusting toilet poem. Browse More From the Current Issue of Poetry Magazine. Other times, it’s a chance meeting with an old friend. Dec 10, 2020 - Explore niki's board "funny bathroom quotes" on Pinterest. "I broke up with her." Well, the title says it all: this poem is a genuinely poetic take on ‘what drops from us’, something ‘done by us all’. I need to *** soooooooooooooo bad dude. So make a cup of tea and cozy up with these book-loving poems that span over a century. All drinks post-6 pm.) Not sure this is for me though. Eliot was the man who likened the writing of poetry to defecation, to something he had to get rid of; and the early drafts of this long poem contain a woman on a lavatory reading an eighteenth-century novel and a man urinating as he leaves his typist girlfriend. My fried, Alec, wrote a poem to his girlfriend when she was peeing, and this is how it goes. Even if they don't live there...it works. What is a Poopie Poem? The Long Labors. Nevertheless, it’s true that poems aren’t always about roses and beauty; sometimes they’re about poo. I eat with chopsticks because I don’t like getting food on my hands. In ‘The Lady’s Dressing Room’, Swift overturns the pastoral mode, with Strephon sneaking into his lover Celia’s dressing room while she’s out, and being taken aback by how smelly it is. I once tried to jump off a bridge because of a boy. Poems by teens can be so dark that it may be painful for others to read. Enter your email address to subscribe to this site and receive notifications of new posts by email. poetry written by putting hands to a keyboard and just moving until there's no more roman numerals left is poetry that's written in the middle of the night while I'm lying in my best friends bed V. I deserve better VI. It went from desk to desk to desk here at The Post, clawing anyone who's had or known a feline into its silly spell and sucking precious tens of minutes into its hairy vortex. In these poems about dogs, a variety of poets tackle distilling fido’s spirit into verse, with quirky, poignant, and happy dog poems among them. Surely the greatest modernist poem isn’t about poo? I post pictures of my self semi naked on the internet because I like being desired without intimacy. Half closing eggshell blue eyes, she runs her hand through her hair so that it clings to the carriage cloth, then slowly frees itself. I am scared of my manipulative side. 3 Bourbon and Cokes 2 Jack and Cokes 2 Jack and Diet Cokes 1 Appletini (yeah, I know) 2 White Wine Spritzers (yeah, I also know) 1/5 of a Shiner Bock 1 Scotch (Glenlivet) 1 Cosmopolitan 1 Margarita Several Diet Cokes and Iced Teas I'm a cheap drunk. Let’s just say it isn’t ‘smite’. Meanwhile, the finished poem’s suggestive use of the word ‘throne’, borrowed from Antony and Cleopatra, given the excised passages featuring Fresca on the lavatory, glimmers with its newer slang meaning of ‘lavatory’. The Reasons that Induced Dr. S. to Write a Poem call’d the Lady’s Dressing Room. Sometimes I tell people things to appear more interesting than I am but when I tell the truth it is always more interesting, I still do it though. you deserve significantly worse VII. Momjunction has compiled a collection of pregnancy poems that capture the myriad emotions of carrying a baby. "I Could Pee on This: And Other Poems by Cats' once opened, is as evil as an evil little book can get. Ryan Braun, the national league M.V.P. My nookie days are over, My pilot light is out. a collection of humorous poems for children. Voted one of Britain’s 100 best-loved poems in the late 1990s, ‘Toilet’ is spoken by a man on a train spotting a woman he likes, and then fantasising about her ‘peeing all over [his] face’ when she goes into the train toilet. She finds a brush and her long fair hair flies back and forth like an African fly-whisk, making me feel dizzy. I am stubborn to the point of the ridiculous. "I could pee on this" by Francesco Marciuliano is a hilarious anthology of cat poems which was published few years ago and is still a best seller. I narrate my own life like some kind of second rate soap opera. I can’t understand people who don’t need their own space but at the same time I get lonely very easily. Robert W. Service, ‘Toilet Seats’. # sarcasm. I am terrified I am mentally defective like my great aunt Doris. What is the cute little poem for the woman at my work who drips pee on the FLOOR in front of the toilet? It wasn't fair that men didn't have to twist themselves into knots to pee!” ― Tamora Pierce, Battle Magic tags: evvy, gender-differences, pee Dude I need to *** so bad. Changing a baby girl is not all glitz and glory; Changing a baby boy is an even bigger horror story. “If your pee drips on the floor, wipe it up-don’t be a … John Updike, ‘The Beautiful Bowel Movement’. here's how I imagine it- my phone rings. 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