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Best Monkey Business Poems

Below are the all-time best Monkey Business poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of monkey business poems written by PoetrySoup members


No Monkey Business
Monkeys were never us; 
our entrance is more than theory. 
I came standing erect and complete.
The dust was to indulge (except of the tree)
in the...

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Categories: monkey business, religion
Form: Free verse



Premium Member MONKEY BUSINESS


Mind and heart know the way of flow,
Opt to receive the grace of zest;
Now sense the glow of love that shows,
Keep and achieve your affluent...

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Categories: monkey business, change,
Form: Sonnet
Monkey Business
I once got myself a monkey
(God knows what breed his was).
He was black, with dark, big eyes--
A devil-thing you could never pass.

Pearly-teeth shone in his...

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Categories: monkey business, children, funny, happiness, hope, loss, me,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Monkey Business
One day in the jungle the world's greatest dope
Was swinging from trees on a very long rope.
When a pet monkey plotted a joke
To haul up...

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Categories: monkey business, animal, funny, giggle, humor, humorous, silly,
Form: Limerick
Monkey Business
It's a blockade I hate.
It always gets in the way
of progress I want to make.
Absent, I feel trapped.
Can't escape, can't fade away.
Unable to evade, I...

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© Ryan Tyler  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: monkey business, abuse, life, me, pain, poems, recovery
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member Monkey Business
There was a fine monkey from Peru
Who hated the zoo’s vegetable stew.
So to get a banana 
He’d turn arse to camera
and they'd throw him a...

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Categories: monkey business, animals, funny
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Monkey Business
Monkey Business

The monkey’s brother said: “Mom’s gonna have a fit”
The giraffe replied “I’ve got the ring he must commit.”
They looked at her and said “WOW”
They...

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Categories: monkey business, humor,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Monkey Business
Monkey Business


The bear was quite happy,
or so it seemed, alone in a
damp, cold, gray stone den.

Until the children on a trip
visited the zoo.  Riotous,...

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Categories: monkey business, animal, bullying, irony,
Form: Verse
Monkey Business
As the girl went up stairs and entered the hall
Having lightened her cares she began to stall
Still a bit unsure and really wanting to know
She...

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Categories: monkey business, god,
Form: Rhyme
Monkey Business
From: The office of Spritual Advisor
Re: God And Country

The 600 pound gorilla in the room
has a name and is coming real soon

They can jive and...

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Categories: monkey business, politicalme,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Monkey Business
Is free verse poetry or 'falutin name for prose,
In truth, perhaps, more saunter in the park?
A tawdry muse that's dressed in Sunday's store-bought clothes,
A mud...

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Categories: monkey business, humor, poetry, writing,
Form: Rhyme
Black Magic Hearts
What underhanded monkey business 
razzle-dazzle bull is this? 
Whose double-crossing, flimflam scam, 
debauchery or hocus sham 
is wheeling dealing in romance, 
putting lovers in a...

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Categories: monkey business, funny, love
Form: Couplet
Premium Member A Parliament of Monkeys
                     all agitated

  ...

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Categories: monkey business, humor,
Form: Senryu
Premium Member Welcome to the Funny Farm
Beware of wolves in sheepskins
My what clever wolves
I wonder if the sheep could pass as wolves
Perhaps they could go to Wolves R Us

I've heard of...

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Categories: monkey business, animal, fun, funny, me,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member LOVE LETTER
My Dearest Bertha baboon

I’ve recently joined your baboon troop
and Bertha you’re the star of the group
I’ve watched you swinging in the trees
Your agility brings me...

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Categories: monkey business, animal, cute love, humorous,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member COPLA 97 INVOCATION: This Bad Guy World
COPLA 97 INVOCATION : This Bad Guy World

God of money makes monkeys of man
Great leaders line up for Mammon mass :
Count notes sleepless

Sound of money...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: monkey business, business, conflict, creation, money,
Form: Dramatic monologue
Premium Member Monkey Sonnet
Monkeys, apes, gorillas---all so close to human
They can sleep in any bed a hotel has extra room in   
Wearing glasses, reading matter in...

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Categories: monkey business, animal, humorous,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Coffee, Beatle Style, With Michael
‘Good day, Sunshine!’... ‘I call your name’, and here you are!
Michael, so wonderful to finally meet you on this ‘magical mystery tour!’….

‘I traveled the long...

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Categories: monkey business, funny, music, people
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Cyberstalking Nightmare
Back in two thousand plus some years more of five,
When computers I'd just met, didn't yet with jive;
When a computer was just a box of...

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Categories: monkey business, abuse, bullying, courage, evil, internet, jealousy,
Form: Rhyme
Personal Sideshow
It was a five ringed circus
Complete with the ragged remains of a tourniquet
Heavily fringed by the under eye baggage of a bloated nefarious
Clown soul that...

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Categories: monkey business, lifeself, self,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member HAIKU MAZE 14



Beauty smiles
Truth keeps watch;
Joy murmurs

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Jacuzzi trip
Clear water massage;
Aqueous healing

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Midtown moments
Sunny side up;
Poignant flavours

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Walkway charades
Morning fiesta;
Umbrella cacophony

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Old Mister Lee
Two years gone;
Tembusu memoir

~~~~~~~~~


Such silly antics
Blindside politics;
Monkey business

~~~~~~~~~


Glimpses...

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Categories: monkey business, change,
Form: Haiku
The Best of Afternoons
1-21-2013 The Best of Afternoons
Lying awake,I could see the light of day,
Through the door ,that of a keyhole,
Out of my opening eyes I notice, the...

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Categories: monkey business, adventure, depression, night, light, future, light,
Form: Free verse
Rocking Under Starry Heavens - Deuxieme Jambe
As others Rush out from Subdivisions 
applying War Paint hiding Scars
All have Grand Designs, their own Missions
you feel as Nobody's Hero watching their fancy cars

What...

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Categories: monkey business, celebration, music,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Young and Stubborn
Too industrious to listen and reflect
his curiosity needs to genuflect
always in a mess
his monkey business
map of life he’s not ready to collect.
...

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Categories: monkey business, boy, child, childhood, children, life,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Happy Halloween
happy Halloween 
no monkey business here 
my avatar...ha  



Happy Halloween Everyone!...

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Categories: monkey business, halloween,
Form: Senryu