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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.
Sassy sobriquets schooled sissy spindleshanks
Sassy sobriquets schooled sissy spindleshanks... studious sexagenarian skinny scruffy scribe My utmost humblest apology for inducing the following cerebral calisthenics upon your cranium, but the cost of friendship with yours truly (me – a foo fighting, eagle eyed, beatle browed, beastie boy...Read More
Categories: humorous, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Free verse

Love is like bubblegum
Love is like bubblegum fresh at the start Zesty and fruity, like adrenaline to the heart Mouthwatering anticipation of bubbles to come Time spent together it's outstanding fun Next comes the bubbles it's fun but it's messy Lots of puffing...Read More
Categories: humorous, love,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Mower Power
A small bee flew up to me -- buzzing, all a-fuss in my face: myself, about to clip a flowering weed~ using fancy, dynamic, power mover -- apparently, the bee hadn’t yet finished his morning shopping hour…. The mower wants...Read More
Categories: daffodils, fear, humorous, hyperbole,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Early Spring
I saw a nest today -- first new for the year; Colorful, feathered architects a-flit and a flutter... weaving, securing, sharing a cheerful, chirping, instinctive mating mutter -- though the calendar says not quite from winter clear… but critters, themselves know when spring is...Read More
Categories: bird, garden, humorous, inspirational,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Gourmet Grasshopper
A follow-up to Beryl Edmonds "A Flying Romance" 02/11/24 Gourmet Grasshopper After the spider made lunch of the fly A curious grasshopper leapt on by He told the fly with gusto I really now must go to dine on my worm...Read More
Categories: humorous,
Form: Limerick

Premium Member If The Sneaker Fits
Inspired by Bill Baker, A friend in Texas add on's welcome! If The Sneaker Fits I bought blingy gold sneakers with Trump's magic in it A guru with genius, that's how I spin it! But deep down in my guts I think...Read More
Categories: humorous, political,
Form: Limerick
B'Jangled Tourette's
Bah ratcha tas contavalaz you rase-neflapher’d wagicaud! Condaver haufin polysnip! I’ll tell you just where you can stick your pi-calogin traginine! You heard me right you doboline. Go rosigate your dodgisnap you traginated jollipap! Xysnerf neflected nillidip! Take that YOU LILLY ARKABLIP! COE SNAZE I-CAVIN...Read More
Categories: humor, humorous,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Raven and a Teddy
Once upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered, weak and weary, After a day of fruitless and mindless toil Over many a quaint and curious volume of forgotten lore— The newsfeeds are enough to bore one to death ...Read More
Categories: humorous,
Form: Other
Premium Member Adorable Ewe
The symbol of docility In green lands of tranquility. There’s more to lamb that meets the eye Besides her nature, soft and shy. Over its tender chops we drool But not until we shear the wool. Then...Read More
Categories: animal, humorous,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Mystique of a Tale
Disney take on the Fox and the Hound Where two pups form a bond so profound. Naive to concede The strife of their breed, Delicate friendship is doomed to fail. With hunting dogs don’t let your guard down, Don’t buy into...Read More
Categories: humorous,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Tale: The Upside-down Version
In the small space called Monkeyland, where fishes hop o'er clouds, and cats and dogs walk hand in hand, doves dive not flocks but crowds, the Crab Fest is a spectacle, a wonder to behold, show ends, then the incredible, the taste...Read More
Categories: humorous, allusion, analogy, appreciation, confusion,
Form: Rhyme
Look at her vile dress. Who am I to judge? Eye thorn, My life, inward mess....Read More
Categories: conflict, humorous, introspection, irony,
Form: Haiku
Holiday Mishap
Yule dinner mishap. Menu chosen, peon chef; Lactose –explosion! ...Read More
Categories: humorous, cheer up, christmas, hilarious,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Not Above The Law
Not above the law no more Donald Trump ...Read More
Categories: humorous, political,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Einstein Meme's
His intellectual achievements and originality have made the word Einstein broadly synonymous with genius. Albert Einstein’s brother was a monster, his name, FrankEinstein. Einstein was asked to appear alongside the comic actor Charlie Chaplin during the...Read More
Categories: humorous,
Form: Narrative

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?