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Humor Poems | Examples of Humor Poetry

Humor Poems. Below are examples of poems about humor. This list of humor poems is composed of the works of modern international poet members of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples of humor poetry. This list of works about humor is an excellent resource for examples on how to write humor poems.

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List of Humor Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
CONTRA - Five for Smokes Lycia Harding Free verse confusion, funny, humor, nonsense,
Premium Member Poem Wishes and Whiskey John lawless Free verse culture, humor,
Premium Member Poem The Livingroom of Life Maurice Rigoler Grook humor,
Premium Member Poem Please Turn Us Loose Caren Krutsinger Light Verse humor,
I Cannot Weight To Hmm matthew harris Free verse humor, angst, appreciation, dad, endurance,
Premium Member Poem Refurbished Nursery Rhymes: Quite Contrary Mary Jim Slaughter Light Verse humor, nursery rhyme,
Premium Member Poem Bats Maurice Rigoler Light Verse humor,
Premium Member Poem Donald the First Franklin Price Ballad humor, political,
Premium Member Poem Upstart Washington Socialite Maurice Rigoler Light Verse humor,
Premium Member Poem HER MOMs AN ANGRY CLEANER Kim Rodrigues Prose humor, woman, work,

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Americans Can't Spell
by Nina Parmenter
You Americans really can’t spell,
There, I’ve said it out loud - what the hell!
Though we all recognise,
And, yes, humour your tries,
Well, the fact is, you’ve...

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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: fun, funny, humor, humorous,

Barbershop Quartet
by Rhona McFerran
Old Mr. Nicholson
totters across the town square
to the barbershop where
Clive has cut his hair
for the last forty years or so

Not hardly needing
even a trim
but pretending
he...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: community, humanity, humor, humorous,

Holbert
by Jimmy Coker
Holbert 

Brogans and overalls by Lee;
Making cotton baskets ‘neath a white oak tree.
A grandfather I never really knew 
that smoked Prince Albert; it was tried...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: humor, america, beautiful, character, family,

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Like Dog, Like Master
by Maurice Rigoler

Morphis’ dog has him quite upset,
so he takes him to the local vet.
“Doc, the dog’s behavior is...well...
to put it bluntly, grossly sexual: 
He humps on...

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Light Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: dog, humor,

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Not Surprising
by Maurice Rigoler

A lady of a well-known profession
to the police made this confession:
The guy was a brute without mercy
and well-known in this town.
The worse of it, apart...

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Light Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: dark, humor,

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Heavenly Leaven
by Maurice Rigoler
Do you suppose I’ll ever get to heaven
said his wife. Well, dear, it all depends
	if the Lord finds you fit to rise
	but, frankly, given your...

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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: humor,

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Clapborne and Halloween
by Maurice Rigoler

Clapborne has always been a boy at heart
and Halloween has always been a part
of his growing up. So, this year he’s 
trick-or-treating as England’s sleazy
lady...

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Light Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: humor,

Autocorrect Questions
by Eric Nelson Manley Shelman
The AutoCorrect Questions

What the ducking duck is going on?
What is up with this ducking duck?
What the he'll are you doing?
What the duck is this biach...

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List | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: feelings, hilarious, humor, humorous,

Rainy Play Day
by Rhona McFerran
Slosh Sploshes
in my Galoshes
reveling in the rain

Muddle Muck
I am a Duck
and cannot be contained

Flap Slap
something Madcap
waddling soaking wet

My mother says
I am the Muddiest
thing she has...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: assonance, childhood, humor, humorous,

Hungry for a Chump
by brooke noble
Hungry for a chump to do as I say
a stupid little man to simply look the other way

A well endowed stallion who breaks me off...

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I do not know? | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: for her, hilarious, humor,

Something New
by JP Thomas
If I could write  to right the wrongs of the past 
How long should I write and how long should it last?
Should I write...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: africa, art, funny, humor,

Catfucious 2
by Jean Bush
You yank me from my curtain climb
     But I shall nap and bide my time.

      ...

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Senryu | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: betrayal, cat, humor, pets,

Jan Wins Again
by Rico Leffanta
In The Isle Of Man Marathon race
Jan decided to pick up the pace
She farted ahead
Two laggards dropped dead
But the Coroner ruled it was Mace...

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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: endurance, england, funny, humor,

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Morphing of Mondays
by Carol Connell
Mournday….a sad one

Moonday…..when you’re over the moon about something or someone

Mundaneday……..a Monday that seems a little ho hum

Mineday………..there is a holiday today and you have...

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List | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: day, fun, humor,

Something New
by Chris Green
Something New

Have you longed for something new
like ketchup on your crackers
To hang out till the break of dawn
with multiple kick backers

A peanut for a new...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: humor,

An Unlikely Romance
by Rhona McFerran
Unlikely
this romance between
Miss Cricket
and stodgy
Buddy Biddle, so stagnant
set in his ways, stuck

While Cricket
eighty-nine years young
dances rings
around him
full of impish energy
mischievous antics

He proposed
but Miss Cricket won't
marry...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: age, humor, humorous, people,

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Sourpuss People
by Dennis Spilchuk
Sourpuss People

Sourpuss people are the opposite of sweet,
Who can turn a sunny day into mincemeat.
Their smiles are forced and reveal insincere,
With no sense of humor...

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Sonnet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: humor, anti bullying, bullying, education,

Jan's Halloween Dream
by Rico Leffanta
Jan's spouse said she's gilding the lilies
For treating herself to new frillies
All the neighbours got hot
When they saw what she bought
And that really gave Jan...

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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: funny, giggle, humor, lust,

Fast flatulence
by Robbie McClellan
A conversation between me and my son a few years ago about the man who jumped out of the balloon from the stratosphere

I was trying...

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Narrative | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: humor, dad, father son, funny,

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OrganicGreen Memes
by Gerald Dillenbeck
Enthymeme:
A syllogism or other argument,
logical and ecological and theological,
in which a relational premise
or the rationally robust conclusion
is [0] unexpressed.

All truth is healthy
All beauty is truth
Therefore,...

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Political Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: beautiful, green, health, humor,