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Humorous Poems

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. Read a definition and example (where appropriate).

Note: The forms for these poems were selected by the poet. Often poems are assigned the wrong form. Please confirm the accuracy of the poetic form before referencing the poem.



List of New Poems

PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
First Time Drinking Leaves Me Sinking robin davis Rhyme drink, friendship, fun, humorous,
Equinox Talks Chaim Wilson Rhyme humorous, appreciation, bird, cheer up,
Purim Amp Stamp Chaim Wilson Rhyme community, humorous, jewish, joy,
Premium Member Poem A Gifted Pig Named Polly Gregory R Barden Light Verse animal, fantasy, flying, humorous,
Premium Member Poem Who'd Marry Harry Judy Dunbar Rhyme humorous, character, divorce, fun, history,
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Spring Equinox 2019 matthew harris Free verse humorous, appreciation, body, crazy, earth,
50 Words for Poe: Rasputin Lady Labyrinth Burlesque humorous, dark, death of a
Premium Member Poem JUST WHAT THE DOCTOR ORDERED JAN ALLISON Limerick body, health, humorous,
Premium Member Poem - Self Image - Sunshine Smile Limerick humorous,
Premium Member Poem The Gnome Who Lived With Us Caren Krutsinger Rhyme humorous, 4th grade, 6th grade,
Premium Member Poem Going Green Gregory R Barden Limerick color, green, humorous,
Bick's Epitaph David Welch Light Verse death, fun, humorous, light,
When Moms Away The Cat Will Play M. L. Kiser Rhyme humorous, animal, cat, funny, humor,
Premium Member Poem Grandad's Moustache Judy Dunbar Rhyme humorous, child, childhood, cute, fun,
Senryu - Snakes Larry Bradfield Senryu humorous,
Premium Member Poem Psycho Jo Nina Parmenter Rhyme fun, funny, humor, humorous,
Premium Member Poem THAT'S LIFE 21 JAN ALLISON Free verse child, discrimination, humorous, life,
Premium Member Poem Green Attired Leprechaun Connie Marcum Wong Couplet allegory, green, humorous,
Premium Member Poem I Was Trapped In a Daydream Caren Krutsinger Free verse humorous, 10th grade, 11th grade,
When Red Turns Green Subimal Sinha-Roy Limerick color, humorous,
We Used To Go To The Store Together Andrew Fairchild Prose Poetry appreciation, funny, humorous, loss,
Premium Member Poem Darth Vader busks for a new Death Star Lewis Raynes Quatrain funny, humor, humorous, music,
Stolen Integrity Part 2 Michael Robinson Rhyme humorous, analogy, anger, conflict, humor,
Premium Member Poem Greenhorn Cowpoke Robert L. Hinshaw Rhyme green, humorous, work,
Mahjongg Fever Fritz Purdum Rhyme games, humorous, passion,
Post Valentine Ryan SMS Limerick friendship love, humor, humorous,
Three Greenbacks Larry Bradfield Cowboy humorous,
Born To Lose meru groen Rhyme humorous, loss,
Premium Member Poem Anyone Game Andrea Dietrich Rhyme humorous,
Premium Member Poem GREEN SLEEVES - BAWDY LIMERICK EDITED JAN ALLISON Limerick clothes, humorous, mother daughter,
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Premium Member Poem Where is Our Real Teacher Caren Krutsinger Free verse fun, funny, humor, humorous,
Premium Member Poem AN ADVENTURE TO REMEMBER JENNIFER PROXENOS Rhyme africa, humorous, scary,
From the trees who gave you air Chelsie May Free verse humorous, appreciation, care, future, hello,
Premium Member Poem The reason my dog ignores me Lewis Raynes Personification animal, funny, humor, humorous,
Premium Member Poem A Super Highway in My Front Yard Caren Krutsinger Free verse fun, funny, humor, humorous,
Entropy W.A. CHOLT Tanka humorous, science,
Premium Member Poem I STINK OF FISH JAN ALLISON Limerick fish, food, humorous,
Don't Bother Me Rhona McFerran Rhyme humorous, community, funny, how i
Purification Joe DiMino Free verse humorous, philosophy, planet, prayer,
I'm your Robot Ojingiri Hannah Free verse humor, humorous,
Goose and moose Michael Craig Free verse humorous, 1st grade, 2nd grade,
Please do not ask me Panagiota Romios Rhyme hockey, humor, humorous,
Fishing Michelle Naves Rhyme fishing, humorous,
Premium Member Poem A President's Musings - in Trumps own words Robert Ippaso Rhyme anxiety, humorous, parody, political,
Double Judged M. L. Kiser Free verse humorous, cute, fun, funny, humor,
A Cat A Rat and Paws That Bat M. L. Kiser Light Verse humorous, animal, cat, cute, funny,
Premium Member Poem This Poem Is Awful Nina Parmenter Free verse fun, funny, humor, humorous,
A Cat In A Rat Hole Subimal Sinha-Roy Light Verse cat, humorous,
A SCRAPING OF SHOVELS Pixie Dust Limerick humorous,
Premium Member Poem Untidled Whit Deschner Light Verse humorous, 12th grade, absence, funny,

About This Page

Humorous Poems. Above 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.

Humorous Poem Example

Newton's Law

I was inattentive in Science class one day
When the teacher at random looked my way
I didn't look up, I wouldn't dare
There's no escaping that intense glare.

Asked me to explain to the class
Newton's Law of Gravity and mass
My mind was a blank, heartbeats louder
For an answer I started to flounder.

I stood before the class trembling with fear
"Gravity" I said...and then oh dear!!!
I fell off the stage on to the floor
How the class with laughter did roar.

The children tittered in great amusement
They didn't know my sad predicament
The teacher said, "You've demonstrated gravity"
"Although you did it with much levity".

At length I returned to my seat
With many applause did they greet
Now I look back upon this and ponder
I decide to listen and not let my mind wander.

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