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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.
Santa's Dilemma
Dear Santa I’m writing early this year Especially after the debacle of last year You delivered the sexy underwear and the two-day hotel break to my wife What the hell were you thinking Does my wife look like she can...Read More
Categories: christmas, fun, humor, humorous,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Dot To Dot
I was dealt a lame lot - To hold on to a thought. I ruminate and rot, Yearning for a jackpot Of a tropical spot, Where I cruise on my yacht. That is all that I...Read More
Categories: humorous,
Form: Monorhyme
Pinocchio In Me
I was once a Pinocchio in my life Almost forgot how and when I did it Never wanted to ruin my life Being a fan of a famous stick-wit. One lie altered my life Only my life, not the good...Read More
Categories: change, courage, humorous, life,
Form: Clerihew
CHILDREN PLAYING WITH FLYING
fowl Kite tail Kite, owl, toy paper plane... Everything flies in the air... Everything, a joke in the children's dream of boy and girl... It's all birdie without wings...that's all pretend, just need to smile... laugh... for magic be complete...! ...Read More
Categories: humorous, allegory, allusion, children, fantasy,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Birds Of A Feather
Jeff Kyser Andrea Dietrich Jeff Kyser is my kind of mind, His humor sense witty and wide - So often frenetic But deep and poetic - Loose Silly Sack is now my guide. Andrea’s vision has so...Read More
Categories: humorous,
Form: Limerick



Premium Member Be Professional
My husband forced me to interview his new secretary. Because I can type? I was furiously opposed. Be professional he said, which is not in my vocabulary. So here she was, sitting across from me. I leaned back in my...Read More
Categories: business, humorous,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member It's Snow Joke
Poor Rudolph’s desperate to “go” Resulting in bright yellow snow He produces some brown Making Santa Claus frown And shouting Rudolph, No! No! No! A Funny Christmas or December Holiday Limerick Poetry Contest Sponsored by Tania Kitchin 12/02/22 ...Read More
Categories: christmas, humorous,
Form: Limerick
The Price We Pay
Early-on we learn of the heavy price paid for paths wrongly chosen over roads poorly paved had I known then all that I would go through, I would have gotten an Order of Protection, before my stork ever flew.......Read More
Categories: humorous, bird, birth, funny, giggle,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member FOOTLE the form o
BEATNIKS long locks no socks NOTE:A footle is a two line ,2 syllable verse with an integral title-Light Poetic verse form,witty,pertinent,topical etc (technically a trochaic monometer and not necessarily in rhyme). FOOTLES is a 'hybrid' innovative sequenced variation...Read More
Categories: humorous,
Form: Footle
Premium Member Santas Pride
Santa’s Pride Santa Claus went out for a walk one day And caught his misses rolling in the hay His heart exploded They'd been devoted Then he saw her leading Rudolph away. Mrs Claus waved with a smile a mile wide The...Read More
Categories: christmas, humorous,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Santa Confesses All
[FLUSH = Fearless League of Unlikely Super Heroes] ...Read More
Categories: christmas, humorous,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Rudolph's Run In
Officer please, I respect the police Please issue a warning for my release! Who knew a red headlight’s illegal? I know they don’t show up on seagulls. Oh, I have presents in back for your niece! written 11/30/2022...Read More
Categories: humorous, animal, christmas, fun, funny,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Long-lasting Trial Size
AMPLE SAMPLE Nov. 30, 2022 for A Brian Strand Choice Hiku Footle Tanka Clerihew Poetry Contest...Read More
Categories: humorous,
Form: Footle
Premium Member The Donkey of Destiny
The Donkey of Destiny The party was set, the guests were invited, The adults were happy, the kids all excited. All going to plan; the hosts were delighted, Then the Donkey of Destiny brayed – he-haw! The Donkey of Destiny...Read More
Categories: destiny, humor, humorous, metaphor,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Just Another Average Christmas
Just Another Average Christmas Just another average Christmas, not especially good nor bad, When everyone says dinner was the best they’ve ever had. When Mother works her fingers off with no respite nor leisure, But keeps her best face...Read More
Categories: christmas, humor, humorous, satire,
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?