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Light Verse Poems - New Light Verse Poem Examples

Light Verse Poems. Examples of Light Verse and a list of new poems in the correct poetic form and technique. Share and read short, long, best, and famous Light Verse poetry while accessing rules, format, types, and a comprehensive literary definition of a Light Verse.

A light verse is a typically short form of poem that attempts to be humorous, frivolous, or playful, but there is more to light verse. What is light verse in poetry (complete definition)?

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the one that got away from the developers
Christmas has come early in our house, And this grumpy old man couldn't be more pleased, Not only have my daughter and partner bought a house, But she got it in our street, And not only that, It...Read More
Categories: analogy, autumn, beauty, care,
Form: Light Verse



Attention Workaholics
Attention all workaholics for whom even the shortest lunch break is a waste of energy and a loss of extra money. The food industry has just marketed a new food product targeted for people like you – requiring no work stoppage,...Read More
Categories: humor,
Form: Light Verse
Rumplesteilskin
By the log,in the stream Slept a dream Rumplesteilskin God bless my dream...Read More
Categories: adventure, america, animal, anniversary,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Free Paint Job
Pete parks his car where the pigeons are Auto turns white overnight...Read More
Categories: car, color,
Form: Light Verse
The Bentley Clerihew
Have you given Mr. Bentley’s clerihew a determined try? I think you ought to. It’s nothing like a fourteen line sonnet – taking only four lines to complete it with an easy aa bb rhyme scheme, too, and no strict...Read More
Categories: humor,
Form: Light Verse



Premium Member LORI LIVERPOOL
Looney Lula Loves Larry Larson Lutilda Linkerwink Loves Larry Larson Larry Larson Loves Lucinda Lavelachek Lucinda Lavelachek Loves Luther Long Luther Long Loves Lori Liverpool Lorie Liverpool Loves Lorie Liverpool Alexis Y. 10/20/2020 ...Read More
Categories: fun, humor,
Form: Light Verse
Burnt Food
Eating his wife’s burnt food for years has, he believes, clogged up his throat. The doctor’s diagnosis is as he fears – CBC – Chronic Built-up Creosote. ...Read More
Categories: humor,
Form: Light Verse
Best Invention
Inventions of every kind have occupied the human mind. But if I had to pick a winner the prize would be the zipper. For nothing draws an eye more easily than an unzipped fly. And what could be more laughable than for...Read More
Categories: humor,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member A Perspicacious Chickadee
My peripatetic parrot went to sea where he met a perspicacious chickadee He courted her a bit too parsimoniously For this peccadillo, she ensured he couldn't pee...Read More
Categories: bird, love hurts, romance,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member A Trip around the Zoo
caramel aardvarks swimming north pea-green piglets oinking forth barking spiders spinning looms elephants thunder -- sonic booms yellow monkeys pick their noses perfumed apes pluck pink roses dwarf giraffe can't find his neck kamikaze...Read More
Categories: animal, change, drug, silly,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Magic Smoke Rings
There was an ethereal quality about Elspeth That made her a force we did not want to double cross. She could blow smoke rings into faces for one thing. I know, it sounds crazy, but I was...Read More
Categories: halloween,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member IN LINE
exercise a must, early workout in the dust stretches, push-ups pelvic thrusts onlookers think this a joke is this dunderhead really allowed to vote 10/18/2020 *As told to me by my sister ...Read More
Categories: humorous,
Form: Light Verse
Tit for Tat
I was strolling with my dog recently in the park when a lady shouted at me in a tone most irate: Sir, your dog is grossly overweight. Naturally I came to the dog’s defense. Lady, I pointed out, with deference: the...Read More
Categories: humor,
Form: Light Verse
Upstart Socialite
An upstart Washington socialite sought advice from one whose reputation brought a guarantee of unqualified success. For drinks, she advised with emphatic stress no alcohol – since over-imbibers would need to get home by sober drivers. And why marr...Read More
Categories: humor,
Form: Light Verse
Advice to Widows
I’ve always admired women of good sense who work at keeping up a fine appearance, more so as they age, while their hubbies display disgusting pendulous bellies over their belts and whose rears have amassed a spread over the years. And,...Read More
Categories: humor,
Form: Light Verse

Specific Types of Light Verse Poems

Read wonderful light verse poetry on the following sub-topics: christmas, friends, funny, kids, love, music, nature, school, sports, whimsical and more.

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