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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.

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Premium Member The Ballad of Robbie Bobbins
Little Bobbins was a cowpoke, ...Read More
Categories: humorous,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member The Miracle McGee
McGee walked to the pub one night And right inside the door He saw a ten pound note Just lying on the floor The next day while at church He told his Priest of the task The Priest knew him well And...Read More
Categories: humorous,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Now That Trump Is Gone
Now I wonder since President Trump is on his way out, What theme will some writers on Soup have to write about? I suppose they'll now tout Biden and Harris with flowery verse. To damn Trump or laud...Read More
Categories: humorous, political,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member DAVID KAVANAGH
D—Does nothing all day, but write annoying poems A—And this one’s no better, just bickers and moans V—Vainglorious imbecile, should be locked in a cell I—Indifferent to (senior members), oh boy he can tell D—Downright irreverent, shows unbridled...Read More
Categories: allusion, humorous,
Form: Acrostic
Premium Member Homework
Seems a century ago I started teaching school With Elementary children so difficult to fool, They were bright and resilient and easily lead Amazing the things that went through their head. I scheduled homework only twice in a week Because...Read More
Categories: children, homework, humorous,
Form: Couplet



Premium Member Seeding Clouds
SEEDING CLOUDS A giraffe’s head is so high it Lets him eat clouds for a diet But in skies where there are few clouds Cloud eating is not allowed Science has shown there’s little doubt That eating clouds causes drought But the...Read More
Categories: animal, earth, humor, humorous,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Bobby May
Bobby May come and he may go but Bobby will soon choose a winner!...Read More
Categories: humorous,
Form: Monoku
Premium Member Movie Stars Wearing Face Masks
In the forties and fifties wearing a mask was a kind of funny joke. These movie stars are wearing them over their nose like a yoke. They can get as close as they want, as long as...Read More
Categories: humorous,
Form: Rhyme
Pleasure and Pain
I once ate a hot enchilada to warnings I said yada yada they had rightly said eat the mild instead Next time I’ll order a tostada ...Read More
Categories: appreciation, food, funny, humorous,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member KNIGHT IN MORNING
Chivalry kicks in coffee cup and caffeinated mess before touch, oh yes the reminder that covid lasts such a cute moment - the dash made me laugh, and stretch my lips up — those muscles herculean do trust people have a great big...Read More
Categories: humorous,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member hieroglyphic porn
the pharaohs phallus mummified stiff as a board ...Read More
Categories: allegory, allusion, history, humorous,
Form: Senryu
NOT ALWAYS TRUE
May England be a enormous ship called: "Queen of the...Read More
Categories: humorous, allegory, allusion, creation, extended
Form: Limerick
Premium Member A Social Gaffe
Maybe I'm committing a social gaffe but when someone falls, I have to laugh. For just a moment I feel guilt and disconcert before rushing over to see if they've been hurt. Belly laughter is contagious It tickles my fancy;...Read More
Categories: humorous,
Form: Rhyme
Seize the Day
Seniors' New Year's goal - Cal strives for push up glory, one should do it Poetry Contest: Tease A Friend Sponsor: Bobby May Monoku written January 14, 2021...Read More
Categories: fun, health, humorous, old,
Form: Monoku
Premium Member CRUMPLED THOUGHTS DOWN THE PAN
my poems are crap written on toilet tissue waste bin overflows I straighten each sheet these words will get flushed away perfect recycling! Crumpled Thoughts Poetry Contest Sponsored by John Lawless 01/14/21 ...Read More
Categories: humorous, poetry,
Form: Senryu

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?