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Irony Poems | Examples of Irony Poetry

Irony Poems - Examples of all types of irony poetry to share and read. This list of new poems is composed of the works of modern poets on PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous poem examples for irony.
Premium Member Gridlock
Everyone's problem ~ Migrant Wave ~ No one's solution...Read More
Categories: immigration, irony,
Form: Senryu

Premium Member Passions grip
Misty moonlighting red Queen Biting into apple of the eyes Drinking from the well of light. A thousand whispers silently into one dream eclipsing lunar pearl glowing faraway bright In satin darkness within velvet touches teardrops Blessings...Read More
Categories: irony, beauty, devotion, dream, emotions,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Hope your got out of the house
Did you hug your kids today Or bow your head and pray Did you kiss your spouse ...Read More
Categories: irony, technology, time,
Form: Couplet
Screaming Bards Of Mu Mu Land
life it seems is not without its irony for the screaming bards of Mu Mu Land .. on lounging chairs .. on deep-piled rugs .. just laying round .. reciting verse .. my bards were still .. and known to all .. in whispered...Read More
Categories: irony, pain, poets,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Look, Mom - No Cavities
Copper, tin, silver, porcelain and gold Dental filling materials all sold Beware of bargains From them you should run If...Read More
Categories: health, humor, irony, money,
Form: Limerick

Bay waQof bhalu khaya kar alu, Sain ye luli ko karta hai chalu,...Read More
Categories: irony, film, food, french, hindi,
Form: Imagism
Premium Member Useless Answers
How come you overlook such witty answers? Those smashers, always hitting up too late! They fluff the air with dust, like ballet dancers Whirl down, like feathers in ethereal debate Watch them in rapid whoosh, like flock of swifts Triumphal...Read More
Categories: humorous, hyperbole, irony,
Form: Rhyme
big butt skinny jeans hoping blue is slimming rip what was i thinking Written 9/25/23 for What was I thinking contest Sponsor John Lawless...Read More
Categories: blue, irony,
Form: Monoku
Premium Member The Depths of the Heights
What's inspiration other than a glimpse of what's not in store for us...Read More
Categories: inspiration, irony,
Form: Monoku
Premium Member the eye of the beholder
Surrounded by toys the toddler played in the sand with three rocks and five sticks....Read More
Categories: humor, irony, kid,
Form: Monoku
Premium Member Mocking the Dead
Pigeons, being Pigeons, Inadvertently Mock the dead As does the passing Stray dog. If left alone Children Will play among them Witnessed By a murder Of crows. ...Read More
Categories: irony,
Form: Free verse
Wailing Idols of Wood
Under the sun and moon, flawed men linger in the cold Who in the mist of darkness, cut and rip apart trees eons old While stepping on grass and insects for wood to be sold...Read More
Categories: dark, horror, insect, irony,
Form: Musaddas
Plastic Cowboy
In the saloon a lone, haggard cowboy Had more than double his fill, one last sip An imagined past of unlawful joy Recounting the times he shot from the hip Barstools turn for a showdown, tables flip Caught scheming. More...Read More
Categories: destiny, drink, history, irony,
Form: Rhyme Royal
Time is My song
I have waited so long to compose a new song; I have waited so long for you to come along. Time is setting fire underneath my feet; time is igniting a motion in the third...Read More
Categories: irony, africa, business, confidence, corruption,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Damn It!
He blew in from the west ...Read More
Categories: dream, fantasy, humor, irony,
Form: Rhyme

Specific Types of Irony Poems

Definition | What is Irony in Poetry?