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Humor Poems | Examples of Humor Poetry

Humor Poems - Examples of all types of humor poetry to share and read. This list of new poems is composed of the works of modern poets on PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous poem examples for humor.

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All Things -Oscopy
Henceforth my friends I do decree That all procedures which end in -oscopy Shall be banished from our vocabulary. The mere mention of Gastroscopy, Endoscopy, Colonoscopy and Otolaryngoscopy Strike terror in the very heart of me! So fellow wine lovers I...Read More
Categories: humor,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member Senryu--It's Your Lucky Day
It's your lucky day. You get to hear what I think~~ narcissist's mindset January 22, 2021 entered in the Open Poetry 1 Contest Sponsor: Charlotte Puddifoot...Read More
Categories: humor, self,
Form: Senryu
Premium Member Confused
Confused By: Miracle Man January 22, 2021 I can’t get my first Covid shot, others can’t get their booster. It gets harder each day, “than putting socks on a rooster” Each day the sun sets, on another confused fool. Trying to determine, if...Read More
Categories: anxiety, health, humor, people,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Homework Destruction
I was in third grade when I heard a tale, ...Read More
Categories: 7th grade, homework, humor,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member See the Difference
~ See the difference?! ~ For disrespecting orders Trump might fire you -- or he just might not For disrespecting others Biden will fire you -- "guaranteed, on the spot"...Read More
Categories: humor, leadership, word play,
Form: Epigram



Premium Member Oops
Rioter trips on Washington Monument on way to Capitol...Read More
Categories: humor, political,
Form: Senryu
Social Animals
“On the internet, nobody knows you’re a dog.” – Peter Steiner We need better watchdogs protecting silly sheep, falling prey to dark blogs, the fox, weasel, and creep. The trolls, so full of bull, delight in being mean. The phish will pull...Read More
Categories: animal, computer, humor, social,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member School uniforms
School uniforms are the last, tired gasp of a dying patriarchy. You see a DARK bra under my blouse? Oh, God! Who knew girls wore those! School uniforms, with long sleeves, aren't made for pandemic washing. A guy told me that girls in school uniforms...Read More
Categories: 11th grade, humor, school,
Form: Senryu
Premium Member Adding to the Fuel
They buried the town drunk today. As in life, he died inebriated – eighty proof the coroner estimated. And if to Hell he went straightway (as all righteous teetotalers require), I can’t imagine a fate more cruel than adding eighty proof...Read More
Categories: humor,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member My favorite President is yet to be
My favorite President is yet to be He may well not go down in history For he'll do what really needs to be done Antagonizing almost everyone under the sun First he'll fix Social Security;...Read More
Categories: humor, america, anger, how i
Form: Couplet
Oh Word Where Are You
Oh word where are you? I need you to complete This poem that I wrote, I can not miss a beat You word, yes you, who else did you think I need you here now word to make...Read More
Categories: fun, funny, humor, imagination,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Earth's InAugural LoveSong
If you see and hear and feel, smell and taste what's real about yourself within our ecosystemic polyculturing eco-political cells Indigenous to Earth's changing lively habitat of co-redemptive bicamerally resilient EgoHealth/EcoSafe Wealth Together co-invested secular yang strong yet also sacredly yintegral WholeEarth bouncy Flow co-empathically cooperative ego/eco-relation Ships no...Read More
Categories: health, humor, light, peace,
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member Departure
Off to Florida he stomps On the lawn, one final chomp He did what he said He pardoned the dead As he leaves, he drains the swamp ...Read More
Categories: humor,
Form: Limerick
Bluebeard - Inauguration
Did you know? Did you see? Did you hear? Did you think? Did you hope? Did you sneer? For today is the day that Bluebeard goes away! Bid adieu to his mountainous rear! ...Read More
Categories: corruption, farewell, humor, humorous,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Roadside Chicory
Swaying fresh, tall and pliant like lanky-legged teenage girls, flashing eyes as blue as any July summer’s sky, they wave me down (I’d like to think) to stop and pick them up. I might slow down – that’s all – for a...Read More
Categories: humor,
Form: Light Verse

Specific Types of Humor Poems

Definition | What is Humor in Poetry?