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Nonsense Poems

Nonsense Poems. Read and share great examples of poetry about nonsense. This list of poems is composed of the works of modern poets on PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples for nonsense.

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Premium Member Silent Wisdom
Silent Wisdom

Did you see?
Did you look?
What do think?
They are so…   …   ?

Words heard directly, 
indirectly or by accident, 
but never by intent. 
Not things you would say…
to anyone’s face,
especially theirs.
Not things you would sing.
Not...Read More
Categories: nonsense, anti bullying, drink, goodbye, magic, memorial, mental
Form: Free verse

Premium Member My Favored
My Favored 

My heart beats faster when you are near. 
I can not think straight. 
I have been blindsided by a moving truck, 
that has no tangible substance. 

Your beauty is breathless, 
as that is the feeling I have...
I can...Read More
Categories: nonsense, i love you, prayer, romance, romantic, romantic
Form: Free verse
The Curse of Conquerors Past, Part III
...Not many people could unite such a force,
it was Williamson who was the lynch-pin,
if he could be killed they all would splinter,
amongst the horde civil wars would begin.

This, it appeared, was the best option left,
even if it meant many more...Read More
Categories: nonsense, adventure, conflict, dark, evil, history, scary, war,
Form: Epic
Premium Member The Fact
The Fact(s)

It started with a poem. 
Penned in by mistake. 
Then it ended up in a letter, 
that later turned into an email. 
That was forwarded, 
not once but a thousand, 
and then ten million times. 

Then someone was asked,...Read More
Categories: nonsense, allah, anti bullying, atheist, endurance, games, hero,
Form: Narrative

            Words when loose lips
            have a loose tongue ...
        ...Read More
Categories: allegory, allusion, analogy, humor, literature, metaphor, nonsense,
Form: Epigram

Premium Member The Mask of Fate
The Mask of Fate
(This poem deals with the Corona Virus. 
It is very intense.)

My kid's school called.  
The college. 
They said that there had been...
a national concern; regarding the Sun. 
That was not it. 
The man said "Corona"....Read More
Categories: nonsense, abortion, anxiety, death, death of a friend,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member The White Building
In the cold space,
between the ceiling and the rafters, 
angels drift like butterflies, 
ever answering the calls, 
of both hope and sorrow! 

A mother's song, 
a father's whisper. 
A loved one lost, and one born.
Close to heaven and ever nearer...Read More
Categories: nonsense, addiction, bible, freedom, goodbye, heaven, inspiration, jesus,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Another Day
Another Day

Dreaming about tomorrow, 
it is all that I have.
It makes me happy. 
When there is no other way. 

I wish that you could come today. 
I wish that you could stay. 

We could play and run and laugh. 
We...Read More
Categories: nonsense, america, butterfly, childhood, confidence, dark, future, grandparents,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Pirate
The Pirate

This is an ongoing story, 
about the limits of the library. 
It can take you as far as you can go, 
but it is the bible that takes you to forever. 

In the meantime we are here. 
Free to...Read More
Categories: nonsense, allah, destiny, goodbye, growing up, holiday, lonely,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Commenting on the Weather
Commenting on the Weather

My coffee is hot, 
the cream was cold, 
the outcome... just right. 
The screen, 
the window out and into the world...
awaits my thoughts and dreams, 
to take me places I have never seen. 

In my passing I...Read More
Categories: nonsense, addiction, allah, fate, goodbye, heartbreak, heaven, innocence,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Cockleburs

Small green weeds, 
with little seed pots, 
that stick to your socks. 

They travel with you, 
to the next place, 
that God wants them to go. 
Not all things are useful, 
but some are to be used. 
This is an...Read More
Categories: nonsense, cute, december, grave, irony, light, magic, metaphor,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Ever Beautiful
Ever Beautiful

l...o...v...e... you. 

(long passionate, embracing sound, 
not of voice, but only closely related, 
to the resonance of beating hearts... 
as we have heard and know...)

I did not see it before. 
I have been blind with age. 
The sweetness of...Read More
Categories: fate, growing up, motivation, new year, nonsense,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member And When They Die
Apparently this style of verse, relying on alphabetical order, has a

Biblical background to its popularity, hardly surprising,

Considering the vast number of people who remain

Devoted to the ancient and improbable concept of

Everlasting life, promised by an all-powerful

Father, known by the conveniently...Read More
Categories: nonsense, angel, atheist, bible, devotion, father, god,
Form: Abecedarian
Premium Member A Wooden Riddle
A Wooden Riddle

I walk through walls, 
but I'm not dead. 
(as they are unfinished) 
I try to keep the plans, 
locked in my head. 
From the morning I wake up, 
until the time I hit the bed. 

green board,...Read More
Categories: nonsense, blessing, education, husband, motivation, people, perspective, seasons,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Glory in the Day
Glory in the Day

Your bright light...
is beyond beautiful. 
As You are King. 
That means everything, 
that it can and more. 
Beyond my reckoning. 

I long to dance,
and worship You, 
in your court, 
in heaven;
or do as you say... abide. 
My...Read More
Categories: nonsense, abuse, divorce, encouraging, grave, journey, memory, mirror,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Dance in the Fire
Dance in the Fire

The storms will hit soon. 
The cellar is full. 
The water jugs are lined up. 
How long...?
At least thirty days...
but in reality, 
thirty years. 

The crops are still in the field, 
even after we gathered, 
all that...Read More
Categories: nonsense, abuse, addiction, allah, angel, fear, god, judgement,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Decorated Toilet Paper
Toilet paper with teddy bears!
Bought by rich women with other wares.
Sold initially at world's fairs.
Amid joyous laughter in the airs.
Some people looked with ridiculous stares.
Such nonsense found at world's fairs!
Soon they will be coloring apples and pears
...Read More
Categories: nonsense, giggle,
Form: Monorhyme
Catfucious 10
Putting cat food in my bowl,
This same thing is getting old.

               OK, I'm hungry!
...Read More
Categories: animal, cat, food, funny, hilarious, nonsense, pride,
Form: Senryu
Premium Member Rain

As I set here quiet, 
I gather my thoughts. 
I pray without the pomp...
of a beginning or an end. 
As He is always with me. 

I am waiting for the drops, 
from a spring or summer storm. 
I am longing...Read More
Categories: nonsense, angel, april, art, atheist, bible, dream, may,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member My Child
My Child

I have failed in my duty as a parent. 
You have fallen away. 
What can I say now to the Lord, 
as I am less , 
and left "marked" and wanting. 
The depression of my heart thickens, 
as I...Read More
Categories: nonsense, childhood, confidence, dance, graduation, growth, jesus, life,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Darting Arrows
Darting Arrows

Skippy shadows, 
at the corners of the walls, 
ceilings, and floors. 
Easiest seen by those that drink, 
do drugs, foreign or domestic. 
But they are not by themselves... 
You know what I am talking about, 
once you have seen...Read More
Categories: nonsense, addiction, encouraging, growing up, heaven, mental illness,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Rules
The Rules 

They are changing, 
before our eyes. 
Well, not really for all. 
For some, they are brand new. 
For others, they are historic. 
Just the same, 
the woman in red, 
is in "Plain Sight". 

You see her everywhere. 
At...Read More
Categories: nonsense, allah, america, angel, freedom, happiness, heaven, inspirational,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member One Nation Under God
One Nation Under God

From sea to shining sea, 
manifest destiny. 
Every American third grader,
from 1960 and before, 
could recite all the most important facts, 
and tell you every score. 
That is when they really taught, "school". 
No one was a...Read More
Categories: nonsense, heaven, inspiration, journey, meaningful, miracle, motivation, patriotic,
Form: Narrative
Once We Were Friends
I am not mad,

I am not sad.

I do not care,

You're choice was there.

My boyfriend cheated,

It was you that I needed.

You cried you're problems instead,

When all I needed was a leveled head.

Pushed me aside,

And those feelings I just let ride..

Continued daily...Read More
Categories: nonsense, absence, anger, best friend, betrayal, corruption, growing
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member And she had a conversation with a poet last night
       He was not anyone special, quite an ordinary genius
       Questioning her in the middle of  her theorems of poetry
      "Do you...Read More
Categories: nonsense, poetry,
Form: Free verse