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Short Irony poem by Jaylyne Doramus| Details | |


Epic  irony.
Epic is irony.
The irony is epic.

Short Irony poem by Effie Blake| Details | |

Hungry For Words

senryu provides
with wit or irony some
ilk of food for thought.

Short Irony poem by Kirin Lawrence| Details | |


 'Where are you going?'
 I have no idea
 What I'll be doing

Short Irony poem by Ruben Hernandez Diaz| Details | |

Inversed Conviction

Blinded conviction,

Inceptions with deceptions,

Inversed repentance.

Short Irony poem by Paul Geiger| Details | |

the orator

here comes the orator with his flood of words and his drop of reason

Short Irony poem by Tara Andre| Details | |

Butterfly Secrets

Butterflies whisper
The secrets to peaceful life,
But our cars crush them.

Short Irony poem by Dan Keir| Details | |

Education-Educaution I

Exam time returns;
Text-submerged teens imitate
Rodin’s ‘The Thinker’.

Short Irony poem by Robert Candler| Details | |


One wake-up away
From the best day of your life.
Life’s just a crapshoot. 

Short Irony poem by Stephen Parker| Details | |

Cinqku One

on shiny coin
dropped in a well
but transparent glare casts
a spell

Short Irony poem by romeo naces| Details | |


... what an irony

    that democracy must be

    rammed coercively ...

Short Irony poem by Juliet Ligon| Details | |

Planned Parenthood

    planning parenthood 
 birth control and abortion 
      no babies allowed

Short Irony poem by Scott Simmerman| Details | |

Can there be awakening - a Square Wheels Haiku

Slacker employees?
They work hard. Push with Square Wheels.
Spring awakening?

Short Irony poem by Joseph May| Details | |


 Mitt Romney
campaign irony
Future president for hire
Then half of America fired

Short Irony poem by Tara Andre| Details | |

ASH: Acrostic Haiku

Air filled with white lies;
Seems like snowflakes are falling.
However, it's ash.

Short Irony poem by SKAT A | Details | |

Letter to my Jailor

-The Jailor-

a light darken 
jailbird misery
What does freedom feel like?


Short Irony poem by Volodymyr Knyr| Details | |

An air raid

Even an invader's air raid
can be, as we're told, for aid.

Volodymyr Knyr

Short Irony poem by Christopher Meyer| Details | |

The Informed

What is it like
To know the truth apart
From all the devious scum liars

Short Irony poem by Volodymyr Knyr| Details | |


If some fruit is forbidden in Eden,
Eden soon also will be forbidden.

Volodymyr Knyr

Short Irony poem by Frank Polgar| Details | |


give your heart to another
happiness may be short lived
painful memories linger
irony of love

Short Irony poem by Poet Destroyer A | Details | |

The Unknown

-"x+2 = 4"-

Enigmas of the soul
Do you know how it feels?

Never tasted before
Invisible Sun


Short Irony poem by Volodymyr Knyr| Details | |

Right girls

Girls aren't sure if they are always bright.
And they are often absolutely right.

Volodymyr Knyr

Short Irony poem by Kiran Bantawa| Details | |


Streetlamps of highway true viewers Of unrehearsed life.
form: Lune syllables: 5/3/5

Short Irony poem by Syamala Tadigadapa| Details | |

God got bored

God got bored living alone
So He ushered this creation
But once again He is alone
As mankind forgot His intention

Short Irony poem by David Pennington| Details | |


what do you ask of me
you already get 25% of my life
for i try to survive
but i am not sure
if you want me dead, or alive

Short Irony poem by Atef Ayadi| Details | |

The Cold War: Dictatorship

Your Tirane
Will not last! 

I will end 
Your chest's legacy.

I will Overthrow
Your kisses, 
And your  lips' irony.

Short Irony poem by Madelin Barton| Details | |


Continue saying the truth
blind no one with lies 
for one day that 
truth you held back 
will be the poison that 
pierces your insides.

Short Irony poem by Pandita Sanchez| Details | |

The UnDead

The UnDead
bloodthirsty suckers, vampires on the prowl for prey - a blast of sunshine

Short Irony poem by Tara Andre| Details | |


Furious, flickering, flashing tongues
Licking hungrily at what will combust;
Any object, living or dead,
May fuel the fire's fury.
Even you.

Short Irony poem by Isaiah Zerbst| Details | |

My Old Bucket

I lost my old bucket so sadly,
And felt oh so terribly badly;
Then lo and behold
A pot full of gold!
I'd lose me another and gladly.

Short Irony poem by Nadine Fababier| Details | |

The Irony Within A Song (Englyn Form)

I can still hear the song of the spring breeze...
About a love went wrong
When two hearts hid for so long...
Now I hear the requiem's gong

Short Irony poem by John Beam| Details | |

The philosopher's stone

Oh philosopher my heart is no longer stone                                                             though you sought it with all your bones

Short Irony poem by Timothy Hicks| Details | |

Emergency Protocol

"Don't panic! Just pretend you're dead
and he won't even know you're there!"
"Seriously? And just who in the world
gave you that advice... the bear?"

Short Irony poem by Singh Ram Krishna| Details | |


The menopausal man
doesn’t know whether
it is love or
pressure of the

he preaches
searching for frolic
as another shield

Short Irony poem by Christopher Meyer| Details | |

I Am

Stop running from it
Pray and try
I think you might like it
I think you should try
Tomorrow is a new and your personal salvation is on the line

Short Irony poem by Fatima Bhopali| Details | |


In the hope to touch the sky 
I let my feet loose the ground
Infinite is the sky, little did I realize
Neither did I touch the sky 
Nor am I on the ground

Short Irony poem by nana ayisha yakubu| Details | |

My grandma

My grandma

I see her
Seating on her bed
Pillows propped with cotton
Circling her like witches
Around a cauldron pot
Her skin glowing
From her light within.

Short Irony poem by Robert Candler| Details | |

Oh Well

Bill stared at a cute butt going by.
Wishing he were much bolder, he sighed,
"I would give all my pay
To roll that in the hay."
But looked up to see 'she' was a guy.

Short Irony poem by Carolyn Devonshire| Details | |


Warm colors of fall

contrast in their irony

as cooler days come.

Let autumn’s bright golden hues

linger on landscapes longer.

*Tanka written June 15, 2014

Short Irony poem by Chris Boskovski| Details | |

They Want me to Die

They don't want to see me die,
but they want me to die.
Smile for the grave,
listen to the howl of the moon
Die in Irony, watch the suicide kid
last night in Hell.

Short Irony poem by Anna Makoujy| Details | |

Dancing to the Tune of the Donkey

The once was a lass with no class.
She was the world's biggest horse's ass.
Yet the irony remains,
that the girl with all the brains, 
listened to the lass with no class.

Short Irony poem by Jonathan White| Details | |

Writer's Block: Rethought

I can't think
Can't write
The irony of this poem 
Is so great dispite
This black block
Weighing heavily on my mind.
So small yet so there
It's hard to define.

Short Irony poem by Daniel Human| Details | |

Competitive space

Down at the local health club site
Where barbells clank with muscled might
The biggest display of competitive pace
Is muscling for the closest parking space

11 September 2014

Short Irony poem by Demetrios Trifiatis| Details | |


Oh my Lord, Free Will, Thou hast granted 
To all of us 


Ourselves, used it, slaves of our passions
To become!

© Demetrios Trifiatis
    21 OCTOBER 2014

Short Irony poem by Tobi Osunkoya| Details | |

The Game

I played the game 
By the rules for too long 
Called them out
Said they were fools 
When they did wrong 

But whoever wins playing fair
How can you win 
If you dont take the Dare ? 

Short Irony poem by Victoria Anderson-Throop| Details | |

Husbands are in heaven whose wives scold not

" Husbands are in heaven whose wives scold not"

His Heavenly garden
Seemed a loss –without someone to share--
The birdsong missing was, he thought, the
Lack of nagging in his ear.

Short Irony poem by Troy Jeremy Nelson| Details | |


your only half as old as you are smart
by counting my blessings every day my hindsight doubles
all work and no play makes jack a dull boy

you wouldn't believe the irony....seriously

Short Irony poem by Scott Simmerman| Details | |

The Boss - Maybe Tomorrow

With the boss pulling and the workers pushing, with the Square Wheels on the wagon and the round wheels in it:

The boss views the path.
Roll forward faster better.
Maybe tomorrow...

Short Irony poem by David Sollis| Details | |

Exam Revision

A constant murmur,
with bickering voices
and occasional shriek of glee.
All when I'm trying to revise,
down in the library.

[written in 1988 - do they still have libraries in universities?]

Short Irony poem by Paul Geiger| Details | |

A Panel of Experts

They are vain, quarrelsome men
Bloated, opinionated,
Untidy, men cosseted 
By the academic life,
The literary life—smug,
Tell you what authors are in
Or out. They know best—of course.

Short Irony poem by Louise Holley| Details | |

The lilly-WHITE gang

Chomping hard with false teeth
They never really bite
Standing on their halos
Lashing out with smite
A big gang, meat, hangs
(Whilst Rotting out of sight)
Pick your own bones
Ditto drones

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