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Best Housework Poems

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


Premium Member Housework apathy
Housework what a chore
I refuse to do it any more 
My poor hands have blisters 
And my hands are sore
Oh my what a bore.

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© Peter Dome  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: housework, angst, funny, house, humorous, irony, work,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member A Desperate Housewife - in limerick form
A desperate housewife I knew
had such mundane housework to do.
Being so tired of it,
she decided to quit.
Then off to Las Vegas she flew.

Having always been...

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Categories: housework, adventure, wife,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member VALENTINE SHMALENTINE
Oh, no, he best not patronize me on Valentines.
If I must dramatize appreciation, I shall agonize.

Each year, he thinks chocolates will rationalize
spending his time guarding...

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Categories: housework, emotions, silly, valentines day,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member An Unappreciated Housewife
He walks into the room each day at six
As around their Dad all five children mix
     He smiles at them with...

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Categories: housework, funny, husband,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Apply Within - For Contest

I am putting a sign in my window for a position available.  The position is soul mate,
(friend and lover) this is not a temporary...

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© Dear Heart  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: housework, friend, love, soulmate, drug,
Form: List



Premium Member Oh, Turn It Off

When Dad passed I moved home with Mom,
       We were roommates at first;
Shopping, lunching, gardening, it was fun,
There were...

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© Dear Heart  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: housework, death, mother daughter, sick,
Form: Verse
Premium Member The Interview - for Contest
This situation has no basis in reality; in fact, it is ludicrously unreal. However, the likes and dislikes shown of its author are completely true!

Scene:...

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Categories: housework, fantasy,
Form: Prose
Kids Love For Animals
       Kids Love For Animals ( Poem )

Children’s favorite shows are of animals
I have hours in a playlist that...

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Categories: housework, adventure, animal, children, cute love, kids,
Form: ABC
Premium Member So Late So Soon
 Dr. Seuss: “How did it get to be so late so soon?”

I sat down to write, 
but no thoughts would come.
Still thinking and thinking,
I...

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Categories: housework, time,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Dear Santa
Dear Santa, will you make my dream come true?
Although a little costly it may be,
I still believe there’s nothing you can’t do.
So could you please...

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Categories: housework, christmas, dream,
Form: Sonnet
Confessions of a PoetrySouper
Forgive me PS for I have sinned,
I’ve posted a poem I ought to have binned,
I have read many poems without leaving a word,
And wonder why...

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Categories: housework, forgiveness, on writing and words,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Gotta end those innuendos
Warning: May contain innuendo

Can't stop the innuendos, cos they're just so satisfying,
When a big one gushes out, it's so intensely gratifying,
But they get me into...

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Categories: housework, fun, funny, humor, humorous,
Form: Rhyme
To be a child again
If only just to go back
to my younger years in life,
Where laughing came so easy
life seemed to have no strife.
Where mud pies tasted almost real
and...

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© Paula Cox  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: housework, childhood, family, father, happiness, life, mother,
Form: Rhyme
For my friend Trevor
A lovely morning’s knocking on the door
Come here, Trev, it’s time to make a wish
Your birthday’s dancing rumba on the floor
And for your dreams is...

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Categories: housework, friend,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member I'LL DO ANYTHING FOR LOVE


All things can tempt me from picking up my pen,
but the most demanding is housework and men!

I sit at my desk, I’m all geared up...

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Categories: housework, house, humorous, mother son,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Part Time Poet

Just a part-time poet am I.
Enough spare moments I’ve not got,
so other things must occupy
my time, and those things are a lot!

Though poetry so pleasures...

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Categories: housework, write,
Form: Quatern
Premium Member Madcap Happiness
happiness, puppy-sweet, lapping at toes. the strumming of sea nymph shells. the laughter of intoxicated friends, slightly tipsy, imbibing in whites and reds, sharing spousal...

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Categories: housework, friendship, imagination,
Form: Haibun
Premium Member Woman's Hands

Simple hands   are   working hands
            Of women all across vast...

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Categories: housework, culture, women,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member The Olympic Games
How lucky I, to have the time
To watch Olympics all the day.
I have not written one small rhyme
For fear I’ll miss some of the play.

To...

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Categories: housework, fear, london, lost, rain, sports,
Form: Pantoum
Premium Member A Week In Life
It is Monday, today is pay the bills and light shop.
All this after we have been for the morning run.
The dogs are always keen, they...

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Categories: housework, life,
Form: Epic
Premium Member I Just Can't Win
My wife she says that at housework I suck,
she yelled "pick up a broom you idle schmuck!"
  But babe, cleanin and dustin 
 ...

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Categories: housework, funny, humorous, marriage,
Form: Limerick
My Dad
What makes a child feel closer to one parent rather than to the other?
           Although...

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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: housework, dad, daughter, love,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Ensued Precedent
        Languor of the mind
I.	My, my, My how times flies.
        Another...

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Categories: housework, city, conflict, corruption, faith, hope, identity,
Form: Dramatic monologue
King of the Castle
A man is king within his home
and women stand in line
to meet his every little need
and bring him food and wine.

I only cook and clean...

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Categories: housework, home, women,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Unplanned Vacation
"We're going on vacation," my husband said.  I gave him a big kiss.

Time away from home and housework was something I wouldn't miss.

"Let's check...

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Categories: housework, vacation,
Form: Rhyme