Get Your Premium Membership

Long Burlesque Poems

Long Burlesque Poems. Below are the most popular long Burlesque by PoetrySoup Members. You can search for long Burlesque poems by poem length and keyword.

Premium Member The Hotel Caretaker
How unparticular the day had particularly been,

On March the third of two-thousand and eighteen,

For the caretaker at an historic Adirondack Inn,

Had lacked company, and therefore, dopamine.


‘Twas Sunday when all the guests had fled,

From either...

Read More
Categories: burlesque, death, grief, introspection, march, mystery, remember,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member The Bate's Motel DOES Exist - 2nd HALF
Here's the deal, folks...
   This is, as indicated, the 2nd HALF of this fairly lengthy poem. Due to Poetry Soup's file-size limitations, this piece had to be posted in 2 parts. 

Read More
Categories: burlesque, humor,
Form: Narrative
Spring equinox arrives March 20th, 2023 at 5:24 PM
Spring equinox arrives March 20th, 2023 at 5:24 PM

Despite what outside temperature registers
(even absolute zero), the official arrival
of spring occurs, when thee eel hip tic
of coe phish hunt holy Mackerel
becomes tangential to barenaked ladies 

Read More
Categories: burlesque, 12th grade, appreciation, beautiful, butterfly, celebration, daffodils,
Form: Free verse
I posit picayune propensities prevail among pesky management
I posit picayune propensities prevail among pesky management

Most favored renter status imposed on us
i.e. meaning myself;
(one tarnished prince of Highland Manor)
and the missus, his princess consort
who must abide by rigorous writ
of tidiness, whereby
every flat surface...

Read More
Categories: burlesque, abuse, america, angst, anxiety, blessing, community, fate,
Form: Rhyme
The following is a collection of selected critiques of the work of Zoltan Goliath and Otis Trench from a variety of media outlets. The views expressed therein 
are entirely unsolicited, uncompensated and unexpurgated, 
representing the...

Read More
Categories: burlesque, mythology,
Form: Prose

Premium Member INTERMISSION FOOL - Cafeteria Monitor
Can I go to the bathroom? This place is full of jackasses. This place is full of jackasses jerking each other off. This place is full of ignorant, parochial, zit-sucking jackasses undeserving of their place...

Read More
Categories: 10th grade, allegory, food, school,
Form: Burlesque
With thoughts of getting fish-faced on a Friday night, 
I dropped anchor in a portside bar 
To contemplate the crooked path to closing time; 
Couldn’t guarantee I’d get that far.

I ordered a tequila, called myself...

Read More
Categories: allegory, relationship,
Form: Burlesque
Premium Member Sir Walter Raleigh Remixed
Thus my impossible Lady Tobacco
The Who story not the Colony
in pouch of head.
Nor a comedy.
Heaven later, and not Monster, rose
a Higher jest.
Between what miserable years of death.
A poet but Dry!

Not towards "I'm now, And right"

Read More
Categories: dark, history, humorous, nonsense, poets, surreal, word
Form: Burlesque
Premium Member 64th hexagram: Incompletion
Before Complexity

Good fortune!
his unfortunate

Dragging of the chariot -- success!
Before Completion.
He brakes
thereby becomes correct.

and shush;
determinism causes
the tail to get wet.

Dragging forward is

Dragging the
little fox is quietly completed --

but crossing of the chariot
-- success!

Before Completion the little...

Read More
Categories: crazy, humorous, surreal, word play,
Form: Burlesque
Upcoming mild temperatures will quickly melt snow
I looked outside the bedroom window
here at B44 Highland Manor Apartments
today March 13th, 2022 low and behold
took stock of soundless grounded sideshow.

Barenaked lady, i.e. mother earth
partially sloughed off 
excess weight around her girth
her downy soft...

Read More
Categories: burlesque, abuse, anger, anxiety, beautiful, conflict, cry, dark,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member 50 Words for Poe: Rasputin

"50 Words for Poe: Rasputin"

The Rat was buried in the Pet Cemetery
His name was Rasputin

She had been fond of him for some time
feeding him morsels 
every now and again
tickling his whiskers occasionally -
until he decided...

Read More
Categories: dark, death of a friend, fantasy, fate,
Form: Burlesque
Premium Member Maybe Spanish
J'apprends le français en ce moment
parce que j'ai l'intention de voyager à Paris.
Je ne parle pas couramment le français.
J'ai découvert Le Lac il y a quelques années.

Par un mariage
Du côté de ma mère,
nous sommes liés...

Read More
Categories: burlesque, adventure, black love, crazy, french, fun, humor,
Form: Free verse
Mr. Policeman or Officer I maybe...
I serve out here each and every day as I walk my beat, I protect the homes and business of others that never even bother to get to know my name...they see only the name...

Read More
Categories: dedicationday, me, work, time, wife, day, fish,
Form: Burlesque
Tight Pants
As soon as I convince myself that food is not my friend
This one-sided relationship will all come to an end

Each day when I arise I pledge an archetypal goal
To overcome the food addition pulling on...

Read More
© Mari Banks  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: food, funny, hope, humorous, identity,
Form: Burlesque
taking away children's rights 1 by 1
When I was growing up parents were becoming aware,
Of children's right to chose what they should wear,
Though life was not always fair,
For those who did not want to share,
Or chose to only sit and stare.


Read More
Categories: appreciation, baptism, care, character, courage, education, hope,
Form: Burlesque
Just For Laughs- Episode2
Here some few jokes to crack your ribs:

I remember how my sister discovered her jogging talent, when she was chased by the fierce dogs, she jumped the gate without knowing, so we had to explain...

Read More
Categories: fantasy, funny, joy,
Form: Burlesque
An English Adaptation of Mephistopheles' Song of the Flea from FAUST
There was a king once reigning
Who carried a great, big flea—
And far from him complaining,
The flea filled the king with glee!
For to him that flea was dearer
Than even his only son,
And to make his preference...

Read More
Categories: burlesque, allegory, humorous, irony, political, satire,
Form: Light Verse
Just for Laughs- Episode 4
I remember whenever grandmother sent me to buy talk time. She instructed me strictly to buy from the same shop, because she believed that their talk time  does not finish fast!

I remember when I...

Read More
Categories: anxiety, blessing, conflict,
Form: Burlesque
Mink's Manifesto 1
All over pure and white, all over plain and bright,
we're inborn peace embracers, true tranquility tracers.
All the time abstaining from vileness, violence and violation,
we've lived our self-disciplined lives generation after generation. 

Sometimes nightmare befalls more...

Read More
Categories: animal, cry, philosophy,
Form: Burlesque
For this Turk Turku is a 1-horse
city but he has got to have horse
sense. He will not be as happy as a peacock in Turkey.
Hindi, the Turk word for turkey, is how we'll call this...

Read More
Categories: animal, bird, fish, food, immigration, nonsense, silly,
Form: Burlesque
Just for laughs- Episode5
Degree Holder Rantings:
I want to put my passport size photo on my degree paper. So that people can be seeing that it's truly my degree!

In five years I managed to bag a degree. Now, I...

Read More
Categories: anniversary, anxiety, change,
Form: Burlesque
Tom's Tid Bits (Yet Again!)
How come they call it Labor Day when nobody works?
And why Pool-Table?  Where's the diving board?  the water?
How can you play "Draw-Poker" without paper and pencil?
Do Negroes really have bigger knees?
And Flashlight: A...

Read More
© tom bell  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: confusion, education, funny, mystery, on writing and
Form: Burlesque
Fifty years of bustin’ ass, I never had a dime,
If I had any balls at all, I’d’ve chose a life of crime;

I never owned a brand new truck, a flat TV or yacht,
I figured I...

Read More
© Luke Irwin  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: funny, life, me, fire, fire, life, me,
Form: Burlesque
Did You Win
 Use it against them. Im still in my, I can see the double dream happening. Everyone is happy because they want u to leave them alone. Yout inner soul is your GPS, but again...

Read More
© greg bell  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: adventure, angel, april, black african american, brother,
Form: Burlesque
Laughing into 2023
Laughter is the shortest distance between the joker and the listener:

My friend got robbed today, they took away his girlfriend Valentine's gift. Now, he rehearsing how he will explain to his girlfriend, how he got...

Read More
Categories: education, feelings, humorous,
Form: Burlesque