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Absurd Poems | Examples of Absurd Poetry

Absurd Poems. Below are examples of poems about absurd. This list of poetry about absurd is made of PoetrySoup member poems. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples of absurd poetry. This list of works about absurd is a great resource for examples of absurd poems and show how to write poems about absurd. Definitions may be included where appropriate.

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List of Absurd Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
First Impressions of You J.W. Earnings Romanticism absurd, angst, anxiety, desire, emotions,
Leave - Me - Alone J.W. Earnings Free verse absurd, angst, confidence, courage,
Expletive Deleted Paul Warren Ballad absurd, words,
Him Too, or The Drowning Femenist, Part II David Welch Narrative absurd, abuse, anger, beach, dark,
Premium Member Poem The Paint Movers Caren Krutsinger Free verse absurd, fairy, fantasy,
Personal Assistant Paul Warren Ballad absurd, computer,
Premium Member Poem Today Is Shake Up Day At School Caren Krutsinger Prose Poetry absurd, life, school,
Premium Member Poem ME World Artsieladie Sharon Donnelly Rhyme absurd, character,
No worries for tomorrow Billy Mlonda ABC absurd, africa,
kenaley no chicken gate low Blank verse absurd, addiction, allah, analogy, animal,

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FELINES
by JENNIFER PROXENOS
FELINES

She enters into the bedroom in the dark,
After a secret take-out in the park,
Was it a mouse, a bird a lizard or a rat,
One of...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: absurd, cat, humorous, pets,

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Adam and Eve
by arthur vaso
Adam, I haven't a care in the world
eating apples or drinking, so absurd

The devil it seems, was his best mate
I laughed when they kicked his...

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Couplet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: absurd, art, eve, fantasy, funny,

Straight Up
by Vincent Flannery
A lot of people are going to hell the path is wide
Their souls they sell, living off their own pride
Believing in chance in denying God's...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: absurd, blessing,

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Who is to Blame for the Name
by Maurice Rigoler

One dismayed eggplant to another:
Have you heard the latest? We’re no
longer classified as a vegetable
but – are you ready for this – a fruit!
And considering...

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Light Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: absurd, humor,

Mischief
by Tersab Jibs
Miss Chief combining writing with child care

Miss Chief of words
Until literalism is absurd
Playing around
Not at all sound
“Will you please BE QUIET?”

Miss Chief of rhyming
Trying at...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: absurd, children, house, humorous, writing,

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Help give me strength
by Gordon Alexander
HELP me I'm struggling today
These thoughts won't go away
Help me I feel so sad
Am I really that bad a dad

Angry at the slightist of things
Losing...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: absurd, anger, dad, how i

Calsgoo
by Deborah Johnson
Calsgoo copyright (2010) By Deborah Johnson

Abstract reasoning, may be incomprehensible or absurd;
to think without a touch, who would have the nerves?

Foreshadowing implications; suggests, antagonistic energy,...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: absurd, absence, america, butterfly, trust,

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Pizza' God's Heart
by Roof Missing
Every child that is born gets a slice of God's heart,
But a fetus can't have one; You sure you're so smart?
Though some folks disagree (do...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: absurd, faith, inspirational love, science,

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OFF THE CUFF
by Wm Paul
Off the Cuff
May be Rough
But you can do it

It's not absurd
To use a word
You just make it fit....

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: absurd, poetry,

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ABSURD
by Line Gauthier


absurd realism
giving way to
fantasy



posted on September 20, 2018...

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Senryu | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: absurd, change, confusion, crazy, fantasy,

Rollercoaster Heart
by Rico Leffanta
She thought he was a man of his word
Which quite clearly was truly absurd
The thrills that he serves
Are high and low curves
Rollercoaster hearts are never...

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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: absurd, betrayal, boy, break up,

Six-Word Couplet Series
by Tersab Jibs

Seasons
Going through seasons
Poem contest reasons

Winter to spring
Winters now gone
Spring sprung upon

Spring to summer
Springy wringy out
Summers come about

Summer's coming
Into Summer reach
Get to beach

Summer
Season see sun
Summer is...

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Couplet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: absurd, autumn, beach, seasons, spring,

God is My Salvation -Isaiah 12: 2,3
by Gordon McConnell
All mankind is born with Adam's Curse
filled with original sin caught in Satan's trap
in need of a substitute to take their place
it came when God's...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: absurd, god, gospel, spiritual,

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Up Everyone Trump Riled
by James Horn
Up Everyone Trump Riled

Up as usual everyone Trump had riled,
After reading things that he compiled,
To us occurred,
Completely absurd;
Each profiled person was always defiled.

Jim Horn...

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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: absurd, allegory, analogy,

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PRIMARY DEFLECTIONS
by John lawless

Those who tell us to be NICE
aren’t
they shout their PC gospel
in your face
while admonishing you for
your rebuttal
They accost each other
like third graders
left alone in the
school...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: absurd, confusion, political, voice,

FAKE Dread Locked Dumpster Diver
by matthew harris
“FAKE” Dread Locked Dumpster Diver

Not by choice this average
     bonehead configured Earthlinked
     Bozo went kicking, and screaming
...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: absurd, 8th grade, absence, america,

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TURNING A LEAF
by Line Gauthier


When late August turns a leaf 
As lovely as were summer days
Can’t help but breathe sighs of relief
For senseless fun we tried to raise
Barely surviving...

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Quintain (English) | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: absurd, appreciation, autumn, change, seasons,

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Fatso
by Jesse Rowe
They said how she ate was absurd;
A "Fatso", they called her she heard,
And ever since then
That poor, baby wren
Just pecked at her food like a...

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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: absurd, bird, food, funny,

Sometimes it sucks being me
by Chris Green

Sometimes it sucks being me

Destiny staring me straight in the face
Senses are stirring on high
Watching my steps that I cannot retrace
Silhouettes form in my eye

Careful...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: absurd, beauty, feelings,

ABOUT A CAT
by CATHERINE WILSON
ABOUT A CAT
 
 They found you at the bus stop in the bin.
  scraggy mog with unmatched staring eyes.
  The soaking fur...

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Sonnet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: absurd, cat,