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Humorous Poems | Examples of Humorous Poetry

Humorous Poems. Read and share great examples of poetry about humor. This list of humorous poems is composed of the works of modern poets on 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, and famous examples of humorous poetry. This list of works about humorous is an excellent resource for examples on how to write humorous poems.
A Tasty People Fricassee
If chickens learned to carry knives Just think, when dinner time arrives We’d be in for a big surprise With no more fried breast, leg or thighs They’d turn the tables, we might...Read More
Categories: food, humorous,
Form: Rhyme

Buy or Smell
An idol thought ... A pair of worn gym shoes was sold for $1.47 million Those appraised, prized puppies were formerly Space toe Jam possessed by a famous athlete Bet cha’ that wealthy person ain’t buying a pair of used, musty...Read More
Categories: allusion, humorous, money, wisdom,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Nobody Knows the Rubble I Have Seen
No one knows the rubble I’ve seen. Nobody knows but DEEEshus. I stop washing dishes and turn around. My four-year-old is belting this out with gusto. These dishes? She nods. Where did you learn it? In church. Okay. ...Read More
Categories: humorous, 2nd grade, 3rd grade,
Form: Light Verse
The day death will knock to my door
The day death will knock to my door to take me with him don't repent day and night along ...Read More
Categories: humorous,
Form: Verse
So cute
baby blue rabbit wins twenty-four carat gold carrot, chips two teeth dad files lawsuit wins twenty-four gold carrots Pays of his mortgage ...Read More
Categories: cute, humorous,
Form: Haiku

In Japan, friends may send you good luck Via an image of what I’d term muck A picture of brown poo Like you’d flush down the loo Such emoji’s have left me dumbstruck The Japanese word for poo, “unko” contains...Read More
Categories: humorous,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member The Real Crime -An Untrue Crime Literary Work
Written by Gail R DeBole On October 25, 2021 A burglar with stolen goods as his pay Left a note for some victims to say, “What a waste of my time! I couldn’t commit my crime. Your belongings aren’t worth...Read More
Categories: humor, humorous, mystery,
Form: Limerick
E Do not hold your breath. P take the horse out of the rain... E Do not look a gift horse in the mouth. P To the given horse do not look out the teeth... E Piss off P inflate...Read More
Categories: humorous, allusion, extended metaphor, funny,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Kiwi Felt Like a Giant Klutz
Kiwi felt like a giant klutz Tried to fly, but he fell on his butts. After six attempts, said “this is nuts”. He began to walk then from huts to huts. Here he comes; he is a p........ ...Read More
Categories: humorous,
Form: Monorhyme
Premium Member Daddy is an FBI Agent
Daddy is an FBI agent he tells me. But it’s a secret. Shh! This surprises me. On TV they do not tell their children. ...Read More
Categories: humorous, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member TROLLY DOLLY
We went to Aunty Sue’s for tea my cousin wants to play with me So I have to play with Cousin Jean we wash doll clothes till they are clean then dress the doll and comb her hair but Cousin...Read More
Categories: angst, childhood, humorous,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member there's a bloke in the office setting up his tent
what's going on here? i'm new to this place so i can't really ask but there are three letters going round my head and brokeback mountain is this normal here? a nap? or staying the night? nice colour though but the sound of the...Read More
Categories: humor, humorous,
Form: Free verse
Small forest
once one flew over the sea eagles nesting spot nose dived beauty blinds a confused cuckoos mislaid egg rolls over ledge jackdaws brain scrambles chimp learns a twig trick pokes termites to play the game ...Read More
Categories: bird, humorous, nature,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member My Uncle is Dead
He came into my room glowering. I rolled my eyes, but inside my head, silently, so he could not see. He comes to me daily, to get away from his “mean” teacher. I am feeling a bit mean...Read More
Categories: humorous,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member My Two Faced Teapot Gift
I instantly disliked my birthday gift from a friend. It was a two-faced teapot, and her frown never ends. I pretended to like it, but my smile was fake. She brought me a card, a rose and a...Read More
Categories: humorous,
Form: Rhyme

Specific Types of 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.

Definition | What is Humorous in Poetry?