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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.

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Premium Member The moment
The depth of the moment Is fathomless but The ratinal imprint Inspires unclear horizons To draw us to move Irrationally toward the unknown By faith alone Spirit led we find peace In these seemingly uncertain Times....Read More
Categories: angst, art, irony,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member Sweet Feet
Your feet smell sweet Why cover them when a girl you meet I have a hunch you betimes put them in your mouth to munch...Read More
Categories: irony, satire, sweet,
Form: Light Verse
A thought not spared
The loneliness that grips the heart of a youth who sleeps outside is strengthened over Christmastime when carols call the tide. Cold of night caress his arms with fingers hoard by frost while broken tips of ragged gloves have...Read More
Categories: betrayal, care, humanity, irony,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Be Careful What Ya' Wish For - BOTH Audio and Text
Well…all o’ ya’ knows when ol’ Paddy McFarland’s been drinkin’ ‘e’ll spin up a tale oooozin’ with bits what is ‘ard to believe - fer them that ain’t pickled with ale. But last Friday evenin’...Read More
Categories: irony, marriage,
Form: Verse
Ruth and the Truth
There was a girl called Ruth Who never told the truth When I asked her why She had to lie She said my name's not Ruth! ...Read More
Categories: humor, irony, people, truth,
Form: Limerick

Premium Member He'll Have Some Fun
The world was passing by the old cracker The fair winds of change struck him as blacker He thought, 'I'll have me some fun' So he pulled out his shotgun ~ He's a happy, progressive...Read More
Categories: change, giggle, irony,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member free will
I smiled when the world was ended. I pretended not to care. I thought it only fair you see, to suffer such indignity with some restraint. You may think it easy, but it ain’t. I recall when they...Read More
Categories: creation, heaven, hurt, irony,
Form: Rhyme
Blackout Poetry- Ash
Eye contact is grey and clear. I don't hear screaming... then two small children fidget and speak in fortifying walls... and then my lips are parched and I can't swallow. I marvel at them, like two white doves waiting to take flight. I tilt my head to see flesh and bone and...Read More
Categories: child, death, irony, loss,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member brave
chasing off a robin ~ patio door between them Originally posted on February 20, 2021...Read More
Categories: bird, cat, courage, irony,
Form: Monoku
FAVOR OF GOD after American Abuse
Fighting apartheid, hating privilege: Having "favorites" (?) - thus hating Favor Until Jesus THE WORD showed me Anoints His children, any color...Read More
Categories: allusion, america, appreciation, irony,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Counting Ku
a masked diner seeking satiation .....table for one two hands touching violating the new norm ...Read More
Categories: irony,
Form: Senryu
Premium Member Beguiling Rose
So blessed the Rose that knows no pain Exquisite Empress with elegance reigns To please my world with joy and grace Her essence furled her scent embraced Bewitched by love and sweet refrain She wears her thorns so smug and...Read More
Categories: irony, betrayal, character, conflict, feelings,
Form: Rhyme
The Beginin
I try to break it down to you Forget to breathe my face is blue you look so emotionless and I'm in awe of my limited consciousness of that Investigating my reality Is other than I thought it'd be and...Read More
Categories: irony, angst, anxiety, appreciation, conflict,
Form: Free verse
They told me time would change me, that nightmarish figures would disappear. So I watched them with contempt awaiting the day my mind would clear. I taunted and I pressed them, prompted by a looming lust of...Read More
Categories: allusion, irony,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member LOVE-
Love Love IS a female praying mantis it makes love intercourse to you in the garden Stalkingly crawling step by step Then she turns around after Thier done and now she kills you .. SHE...Read More
Categories: analogy, irony, love, love
Form: Dramatic Verse

Specific Types of Irony Poems

Definition | What is Irony in Poetry?