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Irony Poems | Examples of Irony Poetry

Irony Poems. Below are examples of poems about irony. This list of irony poems is composed of the works of modern international poet members of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples of irony poetry. This list of works about irony is an excellent resource for examples on how to write irony poems.

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List of Irony Poems

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FREE KASHMIR KAMRAN RASHID ABC conflict, dream, humanity, irony,
Premium Member Poem By Hope's Own Hand Gregory R Barden Free verse dark, humanity, irony, judgement,
Premium Member Poem Rejection Gershon Wolf Rhyme fear, irony, lost love,
I Have Poems In Me Fel Fel Rhyme irony, abuse, deep, emotions, heart,
Jostle brooke noble Free verse irony,
In plain view Vegter Papyrus Free verse family, irony,
The quick and easy test to determine if someone close to you is or is not a racist Word Awl Free verse discrimination, giggle, irony, jesus,
Premium Member Poem There Is A Time Janet Bingham Rhyme courage, growth, hope, irony,
Autocorrect Questions Eric Nelson Manley Shelman List irony, feelings, hilarious, humor, humorous,
Autocorrect Writing Exercises Eric Nelson Manley Shelman I do not know? irony, bereavement, celebration, character, cheer

Spirit Wind
by Morgan Lafaye Willcutt
Spirit Wind>

I welcome you
breeze gently by
visit me scattered memories

answer my senses 
with sweet morose
from a parallel time

picture me a story
every life's year
of a family's happiness

sway...

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Prose Poetry | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: irony, absence, age, angst, bereavement,

Time and Again
by brooke noble
It;s another day in the life.

Yeah just another day
in the life of a meaning 
yet few knew what I meant

Another time that will slip away
before...

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I do not know? | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: endurance, irony,

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Delusions of Eloquence
by Freddie Robinson Jr.

Lungs that exhale lofty tones,
higher learning ... Mt. Olympus invocation
Elevated flung lightning bolts of linguistic illusion,
fancy worded dreams
floating ...
between 
open cranial empty spaces

Diaphragm skywalkers
verbally illuminating...

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Epic | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: irony, metaphor, truth, visionary,

We'd Have Made A Lovely Couple, But
by Jonathan French
We met on the beach at Newquay.
We both loved to swim.
We talked of music and literature;
we enjoyed the same.
We both had teachers who'd shaped our...

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Hamd | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: irony,

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Thomas Alva Edison
by Maurice Rigoler
Thomas Alva Edison
invented things without comparison:
light to see, sound to hear to name but two –
both of which he’s now deaf and blind to....

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Clerihew | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: irony,

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More Than A Little
by Freddie Robinson Jr.

Two cotton heads Dixie Babel talking,
prickly said,
Darkies don’t know much of nothing

They got empty skulls
full of careless, tropical lazy
Coconut bodies just laying around tanning and...

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Tristich | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: humorous, irony, judgement, truth,

Approach Of Death
by Sunidhi Sharma
Amidst of all, catched those eyes 
Immortality of affection in those… 
Was the only attraction for me, 
But the ignorance of that soul… 
Always let...

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Dramatic Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: courage, death, irony, nature,

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Sentinel
by Wayne Kingston
noon porch wind chimes
    serenade neighbor's cat ~

     house mouse naps...

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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: irony, perspective, sometimes,

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Oil Paint Blues
by John lawless

Idling in the rain
life bleeds an oily rainbow 
of pollutions blues 


©10/7/2018

contest – The Paint Movers
sponsor – Anthony Slausen
...

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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: art, irony, pollution,

I've Never Seen So Many Sinners In One Place
by M.P. Shaudd
Years ago, I indulged, all my temptations 
But now I've made, the straight and narrow, path my way
As I sit here in church, I'm at...

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Lyric | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abuse, addiction, irony, meaningful,

A Masked Creator of Virulent Vipers
by Adam Kinsley
We are controlled by what we create
A vexing tool from a creator?--
I found my death-note in a bottle
Then, silently stabbed at Caligula's sea

Obscurity has founded...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: irony, addiction, allegory, analogy, anxiety,

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Man In The Woods
by Caren Krutsinger
As I rounded the bend aka driveway to the school, a precarious-looking something caught my eye.
I thought it was a garbage bag, and could not...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: irony,

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Resistance On The Iberian Peninsula
by Dennis Spilchuk
Resistance On The Iberian Peninsula

“Liberté, égalité, fraternité (Liberty, Equality, Fraternity),” 
Scream French revolutionists as they guillotine monarchists heads,
Then crown Napoleon Bonaparte Emperor of France,
Who commands...

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Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: education, freedom, history, irony,

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Six-Word Couplets Contest
by CayCay Jennings
History Facts
History is perspective
Create your favorite

Why Reasons
Fears dominate decisions
Not faiths position

Legal System
Justice is served
Fair remains ignored

Battles for God
War religion lent
Never hears amen

Pricing
When money poor
Everything cost...

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Couplet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: character, corruption, humanity, irony,

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My Bad
by Terry O'Leary
You failed to take your Drone Command Control Kit
while rushing off at dawn for work this early morn.

I took it for an Xbox game contraption
so...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: horror, irony, war,

Maybe it's society
by Shekira Noreiga
Can I disappear?
For an hour, even for a day?
I wonder who would miss me?
Would anyone ask me to stay?
Would they miss the time we shared?
Miss...

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ABC | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: irony, for teens, how i

Mariah of Magdala
by Beryl O. Adhiambo
Chapter I

Part II: Power and emptynes


Mariah of Magdala!

Opulent woman yet juvenile 

Did your hood bestow you such affluence?

Look how youthful you are

Flawless beauty, Enchanting aroma...

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Narrative | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: irony, beautiful, beauty, body, desire,

Circle Of Hell
by Trevor McLeod
Man's asked thieves to hold his money
The corrupt to enforce his laws
The wicked to govern for good
and the sinners to forgive his flaws....

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Quatrain | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: irony, analogy, assonance, corruption, dark,

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When People are Talking
by Sanford Weir
When people are talking they have only one view.
When they speak with concern about what you do.
They really do not know and they have not...

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Quatrain | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: inspirational, irony,

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Mister Alph A Bet
by CayCay Jennings
Mr. Alpa A. Bet, ever contrary,
swallowed an entire dictionary
making his throat thesaurus
of any dead today among us.







... CayCay Jennings
September 17, 2018...

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Epitaph | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: death, funny, irony, memory,