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Light Verse Poems | Light Verse Examples

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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)?

Premium Member Whoopee Jury Duty
A jury duty summons Yay! Whoopee! Said no person every I have received five in the last thirteen years. Got my latest one yesterday. Why me? Why not? The jury duty goddess replies. Timing is great. First day I go back to work....Read More
Categories: self,
Form: Light Verse



Premium Member Cookie and a Dove Bar Please
For supper I only want sugar. A cookie and a Dove Bar please. Nothing healthy. I open the freezer and am stunned. I have eaten all the Dove Bars And there is no ice cream or cookie. The whole freezer is...Read More
Categories: food,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Preferences
Some prefer cherry Others like grape 'Whatever, it's a tomato' Said the hungry ape...Read More
Categories: animal, food, humorous,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member CHRISTMAS IN JULY
I already bought my faux Christmas tree. It will go on and turned as soon as we unbox it, get it set up! I did this last year when lockdowns began. I will not allow evil deceptors to...Read More
Categories: confidence, how i feel,
Form: Light Verse
PROVIDENT MRS LITTLE ANT WORKING
spending less in the summer for the winter, Mrs little ant protects herself and avoid hunger ...Read More
Categories: allegory, allusion, food, metaphor,
Form: Light Verse



Premium Member WITHERED VOYAGE-
~ The ship has sailed Casting seas This the sentimental voyage Those the waves engulfing me Watered down withered tattered and torn Swiss and swashed washed and decked these waves So are compassionate so blows the winds From...Read More
Categories: adventure, character, sea, travel,
Form: Light Verse
POETRY IS MY FAVORITE SINGER
She, poetry has: the melody of the night, that's why it's seductive... The sweet...Read More
Categories: allegory, allusion, beauty, metaphor,
Form: Light Verse
If you feel the need to smirk
If you feel a need to smirk, You can't go past a Merc, One that is fully electric, Or at least a hybrid, so you won't feel a jerk, When cheap petrol is all talk. Engineered with you in mind,...Read More
Categories: addiction, age, appreciation, best
Form: Light Verse
POEM TO ENCHANT A LADY
My Beloved dearest, my passion for thee, blood... ...Read More
Categories: allegory, allusion, appreciation, cute
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member The Hobnobber
Certain politicians, apparently, like to hobnob with others of no morality. No need here to mention their names they’re in the daily news, also their evil aims. They even agree with insulting estimates of men running against them as candidates. As...Read More
Categories: political,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Shopping Acumen
Ladies, your sharp shopping acumen is well known, but every now and then it wouldn’t hurt to take a man’s advice especially if the item is triple in price! So, when selecting bathroom tissue buy the plainest and cheapest. Here’s...Read More
Categories: humor,
Form: Light Verse
I NOTICE WHEN I AM UGLY
I notice when I'm ugly... smiles close the words are silent, no one answers me... only the flies risk to approach me.. !...Read More
Categories: allegory, allusion, fun, hilarious,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Professor Emeritus
Our aging professor emeritus has an affectation that annoys us: he stresses words that end with “èd” – a mannerism, he claims, he learnèd (if the story is to be believèd) in his days when he matriculatèd (or, as he puts...Read More
Categories: word play,
Form: Light Verse
POET REAL LIFE
My so-called solitude, is shared with the stars... Flowered with light, dawn for centuries... Apparently I live alone... So I live content...I don't have real wife, real children... Since I espoused poetry, my offspring are: my songs, my verses and my poems... !...Read More
Categories: allegory, allusion, life, metaphor,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Tobin
Tobin was my dingo girl the sweetest dog I've owned, a high energy frisbee girl devoted in every bone. We'd walk together, jog together, seldom were alone. She was such a people pleaser that with one halting hand, would...Read More
Categories: animal, dog,
Form: Light Verse

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

Definition | What is Light Verse in Poetry?

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