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Best Diddly Poems

Below are the all-time best Diddly poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of diddly poems written by PoetrySoup members


Premium Member Diddly Squat
Diddly Squat ain’t ‘not a lot’ for it’s nothing at all
Not a few, nor one or two, and it won’t fill a hall
For diddly squat...

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Categories: diddly, angst, poetry,
Form: Limerick



Premium Member Diddly Squat


Funny talk... "diddly squat"
Means basically nothing to me!
Where do these words come from?
Do they grow these things on trees?

What a joke... "a pig in a...

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Categories: diddly, funny,
Form: Quatrain
nothing, zilch, nix, diddly squat
the saddest thought -
to have lived for naught...

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Categories: diddly, life,
Form: Epigram
Premium Member Tiddly Diddly
(giggly apologies to Bo Diddly and Buddy Holly)

I'm tellin' you how it's gonna be
You gonna play tiddlywinks with me
Tiddle forever and one day
Winks are winks...

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Categories: diddly, fun, funny, games, love,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Roses are Red Collab-26
These Limericks were written by many different PS poets who are all remaining anonymous.  If you would like to add one of your own...

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Categories: diddly, anti bullying,
Form: Limerick



Darkness
"Stay away from darkness,
get back in the light, 
dodge them nasty shielas, 
and do it diddly dum right."

Darkness
Yes mate i know the darkness,
the sadness deep...

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Categories: diddly, adventure, me, me,
Form: Ballade
Premium Member Faces of Loneliness
Just some scribbles of thoughts - the mentally ill, the elderly, children, homeless pets, and even we can be - sometimes even in a crowd...

He...

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Categories: diddly, loneliness,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Ten Bucks In His Left Shoe, Bold In His Steps
Ten Bucks In His Left Shoe, Bold In His Steps
          (Walking Traveler of Hope)

Walking, each life...

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Categories: diddly, art, blessing, creation, dedication,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Lunchtime at the Nursing Home

Hungry for munchies, on his way to the lunchroom, 
a rambunctious, persnickety,“fuss-budget”, elderly
jittery, fidgety, geezer, named Cassidy…
whose questionable dexterity, aghast by a massive sneeze,
teeter-tottered precariously....

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Categories: diddly, funny, people, old, old,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member My Cuckoo Son Scott


May I get serious for a moment
Sorry “serious” is not in my vocabulary
I try, and try but to no avail
Perhaps it's somewhat hereditary

Got it from...

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Categories: diddly, family, tribute,
Form: Quatrain
Snoopy and Snowman
Snoopy and Snowman

Snoopy challenged his huge friend, Snowman
Who has no legs, feet and two icicle hands
He gave him snowball and said, “Throw it!
If you can’t,...

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© Len Gasun  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: diddly, character, funny, humor, silly,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Five Hundred Channels

Five hundred channels and nothing to watch
Remember back when, we'd watch diddly squat
Didn't really matter
If the language was a clatter
We'd watch foreign movies not knowing...

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Categories: diddly, technology,
Form: Limerick
Elvis-worm
Elvis-worm
Eternity comes when you’re out of breath,
breathless paralytic
 your stone deaf,
when the funny stroke is due,
your body melting too,
all part of the deef n deaf,
an...

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Categories: diddly, adventure,
Form: Ballad
CLOSE CALL IN IRELAND
CLOSE    CALL   IN    IRELAND



I once had an affaire de coeur  with a foxylady, in fact a...

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Categories: diddly, funny, me, old, me,
Form: Free verse
The Best Gift Yet
 interlocking rhyme 

Our neighbors like to give a lot; our presents, very rare.
Exchanging gifts is such a chore when timing is not fair.
Their endowments...

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Categories: diddly, blessing, giving,
Form: Rhyme
Oh What A Fool Am I
Oh what a fool am I
when I alway's thought you'd
be right by my side

Oh what a fool am I
to have looked into
those baby blue eyes

Oh...

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Categories: diddly, death, forgiveness, girlfriend-boyfriend, imagination,
Form: Rhyme
In the rhythm of a train
Inspired by : ‘From a train carriage’.  by Robert Louis Stevenson. In the rhythm of a train:  in 15 lines, 112 words. diddly...

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Categories: diddly, travel,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Some Days Are Diamonds


Some days are diamonds, some days are stone
Words from a John Denver song
It definitely applies to real life situations
A lot of things can surely go...

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Categories: diddly, happiness,
Form: Quatrain
Johnny Knuckleblaster and The Fish
Jhonny Knuckleblaster 
dum diddly did,
go further
on doddly down
the crick
than his durn daddy had
ever before

He fiddly middly found
a fine finny fish
big as a wish
larger, larger, larger
than...

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© Dan Helppi  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: diddly, fun,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Five Hundred Channels


Five hundred channels and nothing to watch
Remember back when, we'd watch diddly squat
Didn't really matter
If the language was a clatter
We'd watch foreign movies not knowing...

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Categories: diddly, crazy,
Form: Limerick
The Adventures of Enea, Part 11 of 13
Anxious in Ancona (2)

The Doge has apportioned a fleet for his use,
but is proving an Indian giver.
A pope with a navy (and with a screw...

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Categories: diddly,
Form: Rhyme
Brownie
                        ...

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Categories: diddly, adventure, me, old, me,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member NO COMMENT
I read your glowing comment
My work was ‘the best poem you’d ever read’!
I had a huge grin upon my face and a swelling in my...

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Categories: diddly, confidence, how i feel,
Form: Rhyme
Childhood Christmas
Circa - approximately early
to late nineteen sixties,
     where yours truly
found himself surly,
particularly compounded
     if my parents, 

where...

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Categories: diddly, addiction, allusion, angel, christmas,
Form: Bio
I Got My Shot
I got my shot and now I’m not
Afraid of waiting for a slot
Like all of those who lost their spot
Since many sites have diddly-squat.

The current...

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Categories: diddly, health, how i feel,
Form: Rhyme