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Best Humbug Poems

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


Premium Member Bah Humbug
Bah! Humbug!  It’s that time of year;
I can’t understand the reason
why everyone is so full of cheer
just because it’s the Christmas season.

The traffic on...

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Categories: humbug, christmas, humorous, loneliness, sad,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member Valentine's Day Humbug
Love’s better when you’re a beginner.
On Valentine’s Day, you’re a winner.
For the old married gal
It’s a day usual.
And you’re lucky to get a free dinner!


(For...

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Categories: humbug, holidayday,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member My humbug melts away
Here we go again,
I’ll have to count to ten,
It’s Christmas time once more,
Christmas songs ‘n every store.

It’s bound to cost a mint
It’s gunna make me...

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Categories: humbug, christmas, humorous,
Form: Rhyme
Bah, Humbug
Ah, the glorious damned winter
and the inviting  
gray chill in the air.
I meander 
ever 
so
slowly 
past lawns
strewn 
with a cluttered array
of pagan snow zombies...

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© John Heck  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: humbug, introspectionchristmas, snow, christmas, snow,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Bah Humbug
A Grinch in a hamlet of Whovilles

Stole credit cards, ringing up big bills

     Without checking price tags

    ...

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Categories: humbug, christmas, humor,
Form: Limerick



Premium Member Bah-Humbug
Ah yes, the joys of Christmas
Excuse me if, I seem a little listless
Just thinking about, all of the work
Turns my smile into a smirk

Carrying boxes,...

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Categories: humbug, christmas, humor,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member EULOGY FOR GOD
Oh, Lord! Lest one is asleep,
the purge to kill you,yet again,
is quite deep.
Some, who read your word in
the Bible, re-create it, with myths
that are long...

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Categories: humbug, abortion, faith, god, poets,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Christmas City
windows smile in Christmas City
humbug with no place to go
...

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Categories: humbug, happiness,
Form: Sestina
Premium Member Ebenezer Scrooge - Clerihew
 Ebenezer Scrooge
a miserly stooge
To him Christmas was just a humbug
Until three ghosts gave him a hug...

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© Joseph May  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: humbug, christmas,
Form: Clerihew
Premium Member Christmas Dinner
A most festive time of year
I surely can not wait
The anticipation is so great
I smell the turkey in the oven
The Christmas lights shining bright
Snow is...

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Categories: humbug, christmas, memory,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Big Mouth Trump Collaboration with Sonny Roper
The mouth of Donald Trump 	
is bigger than his rump!		
Both  pump  hot smelly air	
which is hard to bare, 
responsible for  prolonged slump.
	

If...

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© Eve Roper  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: humbug, allegory,
Form: Limerick
The Football Game of the Century
The Football Game of the Century

By Elton Camp

So now it’s over and Alabama won 
But was it really all that much fun?

How silly it is,...

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© Elton Camp  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: humbug, sports, football,
Form: Rhyme
The Ghost of Christmas Future
Marley’s Warning

Much to do with shadow and ghastly renown,
Showing us all where we end up in the ground.
Rusty hinges, let swing old cemetery gates.
Their screeching...

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Categories: humbug, old, me, old,
Form: Rhyme
Scrooge
When dark, the shivered sun of day,
now lose their spark and turn away
nightime cast's it's widow's hook,
and daytime, take's on, nightimes look.

Scrooge had lost his...

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Categories: humbug, christmas,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Christmas and The Kid Inside
This time of year there's something that seems to always occur
No matter how hard we fight against it out pops the kid we once were
There's...

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Categories: humbug, christmas,
Form: Rhyme
Christmas should be banned
The day after Christmas I really can't wait
The day it's all over - my one favourite date
The months of piped carol's wherever I go
I swear...

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Categories: humbug, christmas, funny, humor, humorous,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Traumgottin: The Heart is a Crater
"In musical notation, a bar (or measure) is a segment of time corresponding to a specific number of beats in which each beat is represented...

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Categories: humbug, dark, hurt, love, mirror, mythology, psychological,
Form: Free verse
Christmas Is Confusing
Christmas is a confusing time for children. 
I don’t know if you think that?
Cos everything we teach through the year,
  Gets turned upon its...

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Categories: humbug, christmas,
Form: Rhyme
Scrooge
Season's grumpy greetings
Santa's humbug helpers
Sleigh bell's clanging clappers
Snowman's creepy carrot
Shifty carol crooners
Seldom enjoy eggnog
Sullen new year nonsense


Entry for the "Merry Christmas and happy new year...

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Categories: humbug, christmas, funny, humor, humorous,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Bee and Bonnet
I've not just got a bee in my bonnet
No I have a swarm
My temper has gone through the roof
My face as red as a robin
Cheeks...

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© Peter Dome  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: humbug, angst, funny, giggle, hilarious, howl, humor,
Form: Light Verse
Three Sure Signs Of Christmas repost
There are twelve days of Christmas, everybody knows that
But there are only three signs to know, it’s time to start getting fat.
The first sign that...

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Categories: humbug, christmas,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member CHRISTMAS DAY


It’s almost Christmas , still I'm quite annoyed
Visions of North Pole, now crumpled and foiled;
While youngsters  for deer bells to ring
My palms tuck ears...

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Categories: humbug, child, christmas, faith,
Form: Couplet
rewards Sunday school lesson
Garden city p primitive Baptist church August 30 2015


God is a rewarder...
How oft do people think of God as a miserly old bah humbug.y bible...

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Categories: humbug, august, baptism, bible, growth, inspirational, international,
Form: Free verse
I'm Sleeping In On Black Friday
I'm Sleeping In On Black Friday  
  
By Elton Camp

Soon we will see Black Friday again 
Peace on earth, good will toward men

Start...

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© Elton Camp  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: humbug, christmas,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Recipe for Humour
These humorous lines were inspired by
Viv Wigley's "Food Fight" contest. 
Could not resist the temptation:)
- - - - - - - - - - -...

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Categories: humbug, food, humor,
Form: Light Verse