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Best Humourous Poems

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


Premium Member A HUMOUROUS NARRATIVE FOR LYRIC MAN
Dave made a comment about his cowboy boots so I simply had to weave this joke into a little narrative

An elderly couple moved to Texas...

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Categories: humourous, clothes, for him, humorous,
Form: Narrative



Premium Member BEARDED LADY -A HUMOUROUS POEM AS REQUESTED BY ILENE BAUER
BEARDED LADY

Sue woke and looked terribly weird 
She’d sprouted a black bushy beard 
To get rid of this look
Should she wax or just pluck
Would the...

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Categories: humourous, body, hair, humorous,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member HOW DO YOU DEFINE WHAT IS HUMOUROUS
Would it be considered nefarious
If I call my poems ‘hilarious’
Our humour is subjective …
I write from MY perspective 
It’s a trait of my sign Aquarius!


I...

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Categories: humourous, how i feel, humor, poetry,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member HELLLLLLLLLLPPPPP MY MUSE IS MISSING
It’s gone! It’s gone! It has really gone
I've lost my sense of humour
I used to write quite funny poems
Now they are a distant rumour
I have...

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Categories: humourous, humorous,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member SCREW YOU
My heart

cr
ump
led




like the screwed up scraps of paper
now languishing in the trash bin


okay, so I write humourous poems ...
I rarely write 'free verse'
or 'perfect' iambic...

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Categories: humourous, bullying, goodbye, poetry, slam, writing,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member MY ANXIETY
I look at the calendar 
Check the date and time
My appointment looms
Just three days to go

I light a lavender scented candle
And inhale the soothing scent
It...

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Categories: humourous, anxiety, body, cancer, how i feel,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member IT'S THE THOUGHT THAT COUNTS
My abiding memory of 2015 is of events that are so sad
With my father’s death, it’s the worst year I’ve ever had

It has been the...

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Categories: humourous, christmas, giving, humorous, memory, mother daughter,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member THIS IS ME
Janet Margaret (Jan… or in some poems Stan)
 compassionate, loyal, humourous... always uses an extra 'u'
Daughter of John and Barbara
Lover of men with greying hair,...

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Categories: humourous, humorous,
Form: Bio
Premium Member ONE HUNDRED AND ONE WORDS - FOR CONTEST
Casarah wants us to write happy
That’s not an easy job
My fickle muse has left me
She’s turned into quite a snob

She won’t let me write a...

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Categories: humourous, happy, humorous, muse, poetry,
Form: Rhyme
Ode To Jan - Queen of Poop
Jan's humourous submissions
About human emissions
Are tastefully turned into verses.
If we suffered those things
That digestion brings
We'd need lost of visits from nurses.

Now Jan's let us know
That...

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Categories: humourous, humor, tribute,
Form: Rhyme
A Journey With My Paranoia Pt 2
continued from Pt 1


 
       With my name underneath!/  I said "Who is keith?"/  She looked over...

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Categories: humourous, depression, funnyme, me,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member POETRY SOUP - FUNNIEST POETS
Oh how I love to read poems by Viv Wigley
He has me in hysterics and makes me go giggly

Ilene Bauer has a wonderful wit
Her clever...

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Categories: humourous, friendship, how i feel, humorous, poetry,
Form: Couplet
Adventures in Doggerel
When I was a lad and somewhat brash
I often read the poems of Ogden Nash,
whose humourous rhymes on many themes,
was motivation for my own poetic...

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Categories: humourous, humor,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member MY HAPPY MUSE BITES BACK
Listen up guys I have got some news
This is the latest gossip about my muse
She threw her dummy out of the pram
Sometimes she is such...

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Categories: humourous, humorous, muse, poetry,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member NO NAMES
If in a contest you don’t place
Wipe those tears from off your face

If you’ve been here on soup a while
You can recognise a certain poet’s...

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Categories: humourous, how i feel, poetry,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member NEW BEGINNINGS
My work at school ended yesterday
And my heart is still so heavy and sad
Out of necessity I went on my way 
So it is a...

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Categories: humourous, moving on, work, writing,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A GIFT TO LAST A LIFETIME
This morning I was notified by TPS that I had been gifted a lifetime premium membership and that the donor wishes to remain anonymous.

I have...

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Categories: humourous, giving, happy, how i feel, poetry,
Form: Narrative
Poetry Panorama
Poetry a divine form
A specialised art known to few
Taking the world by storm
A few lines that into a stanza grew
The poet his life blood poured
Onto...

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Categories: humourous, art
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member WHAT INSPIRES ME TO WRITE POETRY
My poems can be written straight from my heart
So I ensure my notepad and pen are never far apart

I’ll write humourous lines on a fun...

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Categories: humourous, inspiration, me, poetry, writing,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member A morning song of a bachelor WIN
I’ve got the cleanest heart
Like a pebble washed by the waves.
You can pick me and put me
On the scale of yah and nah
And measure my...

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Categories: humourous, funny, love, me,
Form: Free verse
Victory
The Jockey tasted victory

In the last leg of the race
As the horse picked up her pace
And the favourite took first place
By the nose upon her...

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Categories: humourous, funny
Form: List
Triskaidekaphobia
Thirteen on a Friday is a day some hate,
Rendering believers to an anxious state.
I’m not going outside, for it’s an evil day,
Say those who sincerely...

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Categories: humourous, allusion, anxiety, symbolism,
Form: Acrostic
Premium Member Three Answers
I decided to try my hand at writing poetry
Not realising that the whole wide world would see
A poetic talent that I never knew I had
Until...

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Categories: humourous, history, poetry,
Form: Rhyme
How It's Done
Throughout my life, at extremely difficult times,
To make others aware of rules, I've written rhymes
Using guile and humour, with earnest hope they'll hear
The messages therein,...

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Categories: humourous, motivation,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member MONO GRAM #3
the poetry slam - pen viva voce

NOTE: A mono gram is a one line epigram style poem of not more than 17 
syllables with a...

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Categories: humourous, funny, on writing and words,
Form: Epigram