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Humorous Poems | Examples of Humorous Poetry

Humorous Poems. Below are examples of poems about humor. This list of humorous poems is composed of the works of modern international poet members of PoetrySoup. Share and read amusing, funny, entertaining poetry. Laughter, humor, and amusement in poetics have always been a source of pleasure in life. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples of humorous poetry. This list of works about humorous is an excellent resource for examples on how to write humorous poems.

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Read wonderful humorous poetry on the following sub-topics: adults, birthday, christmas, death, friends, friendship, graduation, kids, life, love, middle school, rhyme, school, silly, teachers and more.

List of Humorous Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Premium Member Poem SAY WHAT White Wolf I do not know? fun, humorous,
Three Wishes Larry Bradfield Rhyme humorous,
Premium Member Poem The Czar With Tiny Sour Grapes Caren Krutsinger Light Verse humorous,
Premium Member Poem Six-Word Couplet Series Encore CayCay Jennings Couplet funny, humorous, senses, silly,
What to Expect in the Future John Blake Couplet crazy, death, future, humorous,
Premium Member Poem Adult Jack And Jill Jack Ellison Limerick humorous,
Premium Member Poem Takiing Care Of The Babysitter Caren Krutsinger Light Verse humorous, 5th grade, 6th grade,
Grossialdo Jessica Amanda Salmonson Rhyme fantasy, friendship, horror, humorous,
Premium Member Poem Americans Can't Spell Nina Parmenter Limerick fun, funny, humor, humorous,
Barbershop Quartet Rhona McFerran Free verse community, humanity, humor, humorous,

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,

Truth Is
by Eric Nelson Manley Shelman
Truth Is...

Truth is whatever you want it to be!
Truth can be both or neither conceptual and perceptual!
Truth can be both or neither objective and subjective!
Truth...

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List | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: allusion, analogy, deep, 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,

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Pitter Patter
by Gary Smith


Pitter patter, pitter patter

Came the falling rain,

Drumming in sweet harmony

Upon my window pane.

Glad though I to be inside

Not outside looking in,

For surely I'd be miserable

And...

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

Something New
by deb radke
My shrink said try something new:
Found a new recipe,
Made lamb chops barbecue.
When my husband dug in
He said ugh. Oh, pee-ee-yew!

So I bought a new nightie:
See-through...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: break up, conflict, humorous,

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NOT CURRYING FAVOUR
by JAN ALLISON
When dining with Angie and Peter
I let out a terrible fetor
Leaping up in a hurry
I blamed yesterday’s curry
Room fragrance soon made the air sweeter!

FICTION POEM

10/16/18
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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: humorous, wind,

Halloween Nwight
by Lu Loo
I taught I taw a weird sight on Halloween nwight, 
I swear, I can still picture it in my horrwified head.
Mr. Magoo was there and...

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

It Reads Like A Rap
by Nick Trim
Your rhyme reads like a rap they say,
a rap I say,
a rap they say,
perhaps but rap is rhyme you see,
it's rhyme really,
it's rhyme you see,
this...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: hip hop, humorous, nonsense,

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What Did God Do On The Seventh Day
by Robert L. Hinshaw
The Good Book tells us that God rested on The Seventh Day,
To unwind upon His Throne and His handiwork survey.
He foresaw the mess we mere...

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

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Bake a Cake
by JENNIFER PROXENOS
Bake a Cake

Go ahead and crack an egg,
Mother Patsy and daughter Meg,
Could just not get it right,
It would, crash, splash with might,
On Grandpa’s wooden leg!

So...

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

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BLIND DATE - NOW A COLLABORATION
by JAN ALLISON
My bestie blind dated big Humpty
His hairstyle resembled Don Trumpty
He was constantly rude
Foul mouthed and so crude
No wonder she soon ditched the numpty!

10/15/18


Your bestie's blind...

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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: best friend, humorous, relationship,

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,

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: humorous, dad, father son, funny,

The Grim Reaper
by W.A. CHOLT
The Grim Reaper 
Dead on his feet 
After a hard day 
At work, 
Takes the night off. 


       ...

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Tanka | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: humorous,

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Hats
by PAT Adams
Students wear a mortarboard for graduation
Not a deerstalker like Sherlock Holmes
If they did, I would have to tip my hat
To those with such discriminating domes!

If...

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Quatrain | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: analogy, character, clothes, humorous,

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Real Poets Test
by Caren Krutsinger
Real poets understand poetry. I don’t.
Real poets write in flowery words. I don’t.
Real poets love poetry, and so do I.
Real poets publish poems, and so...

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

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Cauliflower Makes Me Poo
by Nina Parmenter
Cauliflower makes me poo,
It does! It does! I’m telling you!
These cute florets, they all beget
Poogeddon in an hour or two.

I thought “oh great! I’ll lose...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: humorous, food, fun, funny, giggle,

Something New
by Subimal Sinha-Roy

This timid man Mr. Brown
lived in a small town,
except for noontime beer
nothing else did he care.
After ten long years
he got bored with beers
because for a...

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

The Hive
by W.A. CHOLT
It begins with an itch 
The little child scratches it
Once or twice 
But the itch grows 
And soon the little child 
Is scratching constantly;
A feverish...

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

A Costly Adventure
by Larry Bradfield
He was a silver tongued devil from New Orleans
Carried a new deck of cards in a locked brief case
He came up to Texas in a...

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