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Best Tongue In Cheek Poems

Below are the all-time best Tongue In Cheek poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of tongue in cheek poems written by PoetrySoup members


The Hamburger
For thirty years I’ve been a truckie who has driven far and wide,
Carting goods through day and night all across the countryside…
But hours spent upon...

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Categories: tongue in cheek, food, humor,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member I Con You Not
Your style is unique
Each word very sleek

The poems never meek
Yet no bad critique

Humorous mystique
You never misspeak

Such lovely technique
All your rhyme so chic

Always tongue in cheek
Poetic...

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Categories: tongue in cheek, friend,
Form: Monorhyme
Premium Member Go Ask Alice
Ah, Divine influence, it has come to many, so they say,
as to their nameless or named God’s they do pray.
The light came to Carroll, he...

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Categories: tongue in cheek, allegory, devotion, fantasy, introspectionmen, bible, bible,
Form: Quatrain
Walk away
Cheap wine dimmed in the candle light thinking my life's bleak like her dreams keep cramping my sleep and I've had it with uncleaned teeth...

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Categories: tongue in cheek, break up, courage, feelings, hip hop,
Form: Rhyme
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I Was Heartily Welcomed… As I Sat At Your Table
By:  Carol, Sara, Carolyn, Dane Anne,  Moses, and Abel
    ...

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Categories: tongue in cheek, allegory, dedication, food, friendship, imagination, life,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Smart Car's Brilliant Campaign
A quantum bit of tongue in cheek
The physics of an ad to pique 

A trusted name to seal the deals
Stephen Hawking hawking wheels




18.02.05

Kim Rodrigues'
Poetry In...

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Categories: tongue in cheek, car, hero, science,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Believability and Truthfulness
Believability  and Truthfulness
By Franklin Price
10/6/2018

Believability and Truthfulness 
Are often not the same
Politicians, very often,
Think they're only just a name

What happened to those good old...

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Categories: tongue in cheek, anger, hope, political, truth,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member A Good Clean Slam
A Good Clean Slam

Let us investigate the process!
HOW…..HOW…..shall we make
a MUD PIE……without getting dirty???

We shall polish up the words,
buff them to an acceptable finish,
weave them...

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Categories: tongue in cheek, slam,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Gene, Gene, the Singing Machine
(in memoriam, Eugene Lawler, d. January 29, 2012, aged 83 years)

--- Note:  "The singing machine" is a not so tongue-in-cheek reference to Gene and...

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Categories: tongue in cheek, angst, anniversary, death, friendship, funeral, introspection,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Press the Button
Now press that button, press it if you dare
Before you do that though, are you aware...
that when you press that button, you agree
That there are...

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Categories: tongue in cheek, freedom, humorous,
Form: Iambic Pentameter
Premium Member Mickey Mouse
This is written with tons of tongue  in cheek

   But I loved watching Mickey Mouse each week

     ...

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Categories: tongue in cheek, funny, nostalgia
Form: Limerick
Premium Member FOR WOMEN WHO SUFFER EVERY MONTH - AND THEIR PARTNERS WHO SUFFER IN SILENCE
Oh how I long for the menopause and end this monthly curse
I was hoping things would improve, but now it’s getting worse

I turn into a...

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Categories: tongue in cheek, body, humorous,
Form: Couplet
POETIC JUSTICE - PART 1
When stretched forever is my day                   
I...

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Categories: tongue in cheek, funny
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Exotic Places I Must See
I've traveled this celestial ball visiting many places of beauty and renown.
My world travels are over, but there is many an American city and town,
That...

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Categories: tongue in cheek, humorous, travel,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Dancing Bears
Bears
coming
through…
graceful
giant bears
coming
through.
Twirling,
swirling…they
waltz: One, two, three.
One, two, three.
Laughing
bears
dancing
together,
right on
through.
Off they
go!!!!

06/14/15

Entry for Contest: Shall We Waltz?
Host: Kim Merryman

*in the Air Force we had a program for Airmen...

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Categories: tongue in cheek, dance, humor, humorous, silly,
Form: Personification
Premium Member Erasable
Words are easy
Words are cheap
Hard to swallow
With tongue in cheek

A clap for wonder
A clap of praise
Left to wander
An endless maze

Broken promise
Broken trust
Words hid under
Flaky crusts

Crush...

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Categories: tongue in cheek, angst, introspection,
Form: Verse
Premium Member What Is Normal


A bit of tongue in cheek as usual!



What is normal

Normal is in the eye of the beholder

Someone walking down the street devoid of clothes

Is definitely...

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Categories: tongue in cheek, humorous, society,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Unquotable quotes - VI
Unquotable quotes – VI

(Note : A good many of the « epigrams » in this sequence of quotes are a take off on other well-known...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: tongue in cheek, environment, fun, humor, humorous, religion, word
Form: Epigram
Premium Member Gender Bender
I’m a man I’m a man
I once was Jan but now I’m Stan*
I strut around posing and drink some beer
Use the gent’s toilets, now that...

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Categories: tongue in cheek, gender, humorous,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Top Ten For Humor at the Soup
(My list is in no particular order of importance. All these poets are equally humorous for me!)

Jan is one great funny lady writing here at...

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Categories: tongue in cheek, humorous, poets,
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: tongue in cheek, humor,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Different Perspectives
She needs to feel in love to drive aside the night,
I love to feel in love, ONE source of joy and light,
When love is not...

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Categories: tongue in cheek, love, perspective,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member DIMINISHING HEX-ON-VERSE
DIMINISHING HEX-ON-VERSE


A hex on this verse
how could it be worse
tongue in cheek or terse
potion to reverse
a poetic curse

quivered arrows
wingless sparrows
Sphinx and Pharaohs
distant gallows

funnels bend
wordless blend
poems...

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Categories: tongue in cheek, humor, poetry, word play,
Form: Diminished Hexaverse
Premium Member AGEING
**** please note British spelling of ageing used ****

If the truth is told I’m getting old -
Of that there’s no denying
Grey hairs appear upon my...

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Categories: tongue in cheek, age, humorous,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member THE BETRAYAL
     THE BETRAYAL
 Absconded from the scene, but dying fast,
 to seek a vengeance in a candle flame,
 I whisper names...

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© Vee Bdosa  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: tongue in cheek, adventure, angst, art, black african american,
Form: Iambic Pentameter