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Nonsense Poems | Examples of Nonsense Poetry

Nonsense Poems - Examples of all types of nonsense 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 nonsense.
Premium Member I can't give things titles, I'm too busy thinking important thoughts
Pondering how mockingly stupid the word 'cakery' is ~ I've just realised that 'bakery' is also a basic description. I'll trouble myself a while wondering if I've ever asked what either of them sell... I...Read More
Categories: nonsense,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member JUST CHILLIN' - not quite hiku
Gnarled fingers shook off the snow Waking the frosted sparrows An old grandmother Elm sighed. A feral cat Creeps along a city street No pity kitty A cold rain Slows the slugs Fast escape A wet hawk shivers As squirrels hide in their tails Nature’s quandary The...Read More
Categories: animal, nonsense, rain,
Form: Haiku
so man yp oemsha veice nsored fro my our sigh t iambec omew orset han al go rit hms des tro yeyo f ...Read More
Categories: nonsense, absence, angst, art, confidence,
Form: Free verse
A cat and a dog
A cat and a dog, marinated delight, In a frying pan, they engaged in a fight, Their sizzles did soar, Mom kicked the pan, what a roar! Dinner was ruined that unfortunate night!...Read More
Categories: nonsense,
Form: Limerick
A man got sick
A man got sick, needed specialists' aid, All organs were treated, no hope did they fade, But alas, in the end, The man met his end, Happily ever after, his organs stayed....Read More
Categories: fun, humor, nonsense,
Form: Limerick

The king banished a cat
The king banished a cat, such a jest, To Madrid, in the west, on a quest. With Spanish cheese and feline grace, It grew plump in that very place, Then married a funny in haste....Read More
Categories: nonsense, cat, fun, funny, humor,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member We All Make Mistakes
For God's sake, we all make mistakes We all commit inmumerable errors Nobody is perfect, everybody is under the sticks Like the old days in the school of horrors Where students are mistreated or beat with wires With sticks, belts,...Read More
Categories: nonsense, career, crush, hate, humanity,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Sleepy Delusion
Not quite awake, I drifted back to dreaming as sleep would not give up fulfilling magic; soon lifting me into a sense of twirling- among bright flowers dancing in a meadow. I quickly woke to see small snowflakes falling. ...Read More
Categories: allusion, dream, nonsense,
Form: Iambic Pentameter
Of Lollipops
Of lollipops that taste sour, I dream of Streetlights that flicker and fall, I Dream of descending down a familiar Path, I dream of glittering rubies; I dream of whispering words washing Over me, I dream of snowy cliffs With people...Read More
Categories: dream, inspiration, nonsense,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Trick Or Treat
Careless stepping over the sole onto the tongue taking foothold tingling the leg crawl bravery perhaps unwise direction the venomous creep dreadful little faces with large vengeance fire-ants the masks their own next one’s privates the thought covered and bare we all have them both – denial no...Read More
Categories: nonsense, courage, dance, dark, halloween,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Laughter
Life triggers a tickle and soon, that tickle morphs into a full-blown laugh; Life's fickle. Fore-and-after, a funny happenstance or gaffe; laughter! Loud farts is how a sclaff starts. Life triggers a tickle; a funny happenstance or gaffe starts....Read More
Categories: nonsense, fun, funny, giggle, how
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Sausage tale - Not in a Gale
Three cocktail sausages jumped out of a tin Off they went in a Ferrari for a spin The weather was perfect, the ride a breeze Everything was going well, until one sausage began to sneeze Sweat dripped down the...Read More
Categories: nonsense, car, children, fantasy, freedom,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member meaningless words
....Floccinaucinihilipilification is the act of describing something as unimportant, or as being worthless..... to pronounce? flow can awe...see in hill of files of caution, and.... speech can awe what's seen in piles of caution, so... just say lots...Read More
Categories: allegory, nonsense, words,
Form: Free verse
Other people says that's wrong
other people says wrong Whatever you do The society's answer is punishment because they look at it Before your eyes and ears is the only way Your path is always polled Do not sit under the burden of...Read More
Categories: nonsense, absence, anger, family, first
Form: Free verse
Bridal function me tun mera bewi ko chupay lagway ga, Mein ye hargiz nahi honay dun ga me gairat mand hun. Note.Meray jetay je tun mera bride ko nahi chod sakta....Read More
Categories: nonsense, abuse, evil, film, kiss,
Form: Romanticism

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