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Nonsense Poems | Examples of Nonsense Poetry

Nonsense Poems. Below are examples of poems about nonsense. This list of nonsense poems is composed of the works of modern international poet members of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples of nonsense poetry. This list of works about nonsense is an excellent resource for examples on how to write nonsense poems.

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List of Nonsense Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Premium Member Poem The Batmobile Gershon Wolf Rhyme nonsense, car, hero, new year,
CONTRA - Five for Smokes Lycia Harding Free verse confusion, funny, humor, nonsense,
Grossialdo Jessica Amanda Salmonson Rhyme nonsense, fantasy, friendship, horror, humorous,
Premium Member Poem SIXTEEN PET TURTLES Line Gauthier Limerick animal, fun, green, nonsense,
Premium Member Poem The Wise Cheese Barry Stebbings Rhyme nonsense, silly, wisdom,
It Reads Like A Rap Nick Trim Rhyme hip hop, humorous, nonsense,
Premium Member Poem A Dissertation On Nose Picking Jack Ellison Limerick nonsense,
No Guilt Feelings MAHTAB BANGALEE Free verse allegory, corruption, discrimination, nonsense,
Premium Member Poem Ode to an Heroic Trio: A Contra Diction J P Marmaro Light Verse hero, hyperbole, nonsense, satire,
Premium Member Poem Marzipan Kevin Shaw Rhyme nonsense, silly, word play,

Something New
by Dedu Son
The ram ran wild - 
The sheep was with child 
The baby was not his
He did not do that and this
The sheep had an affair...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: nonsense,

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It came out of his nose
by Gershon Wolf
There once was a bee with a stinger
Who spread honey as far's he could sling her
   He sucked on a rose
  ...

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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: insect, nonsense, silly,

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Marmalade Trees
by Kevin Shaw
Marmalade Trees

Let me tell you this little story
Of just how the world began,
It happened last October
With an explosion or big bang.

Treacle oozed from open cracks,
Honey...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: creation, funny, nonsense, silly,

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Alice in Unreality Land
by Kevin Shaw
Alice in Unreality Land

Tweedle Dee was acting frivolously dumb,
Whilst Mock Turtle’s face sullen and glum.
Not unusually White Rabbit was late,
Alice grew large compressed in a...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: character, confusion, nonsense, surreal,

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ummmm-Contra
by James Inman


in the bathroom
              That's wear it,
was
i 
think     ...

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Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: nonsense,

Farrago Go Again With My Gallimaufry
by matthew harris
A nascent hodgepodge
     of gobbledygook from me,
or alternatively yours
     nada soo true lee,
this incipient harm
  ...

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Lyric | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: nonsense, 10th grade, 12th grade,

Easy to say but hard to do
by Ammar Younas
I wish I could just let it go
And pretend to be just fine
You and I, as “we” or “us”
cannot be combine

It’s easy to say but...

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I do not know? | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: appreciation, nonsense, nostalgia, pain,

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A Ridiculous Out-Of-Date Habit
by Jack Ellison


Smoking a cigarette, how stupid was that
Suckered in like so many, smoked pack after pack
Weird!!! Made us choke
Sucking in smoke
How ridiculous was that, common sense...

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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: nonsense,

Her Shopping
by Ammar Younas
You know, I want, I want, I want...
Hurry up! Let's go for shopping...

I just want two bangles of rainbow 
and a simple anklet of lightning
Small...

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I do not know? | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: nonsense, beautiful, care, crush, cute

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Binary
by Brahn Bailey
Binary is Sweet
One-Zero-Zero-One-One
Nineteen you and me...

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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: nonsense,

Bogglers
by Declan Molloy
Bogglers, (consumption, distraction)

The snog boggler's of lower snoop
are really rather dull
spending time smoking duur
eating till they're full

bogglers ne'er read to pass the time
but engrossed in...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: humor, nonsense,

Take Back Nothing
by Crow thepoet
“Take it back!”
I shouted in protest, in earnest
to defend my honesty, personal integrity
Truth be told I don't know why
what she spoke was true
I'm a fool,...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: nonsense,

Hide and Seek
by Besma Riabi Dziri
There was a girl talking in rhyme
She thought she could perform in mime
Never knew how to read
Neither play hide and seek
She was caught penning an...

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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: funny, girl, nonsense,

Indigenous Creatures of My Writing Desk
by Rhona McFerran
There is an antique writing desk
in my little study
handed-me-down
from generations of would-be
writers in my family

And there are ancient creatures
from days gone by
living in this old...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: nonsense, anxiety, feelings, humor, humorous,

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How Sweet It Is
by Julia Ward

Such air heads walk down the Rocky Road ...
They've come from playing skittles on the heath.
Tootsie Roll from 5th Avenue don't care.
She likes chunky Mike...

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Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: nonsense, sweet,

Metaphors
by Dedu Son
Barely flying beyond a heart of gold,
High within the wings of the clouds;
The shady sophisticated stars
Hovering like the pigs that fly.

Round and round it goes,
As...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: nonsense,

Six Word Couplet Series
by jack horne
Lazy

I've seldom heard
the early bird.


Happy Marriage

The wife ignores
her husband's snores.


Warning

A zombie smiles -
retreat for miles!

for Mark's Six-word couplet series contest...

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Couplet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: nonsense,

Mischief
by jack horne
rain-clouds hide the sun - -
vicars splash the pope and run
on to kiss a nun

written 16th September for Nina's Mischief contest 
rhyming haiku...

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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: nonsense,

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A Hunter I'll Never Be
by PAT Adams
I dreamed of being a hunter
But nothing as big as a bear
Starting off with a small creature
Maybe, that chipmunk over there

Suddenly some guy yelled, "AL......VIN!!"
And...

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Quatrain | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: humorous, imagery, nonsense,

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Lear and Columbus
by Kevin Shaw
Lear and Columbus

Captain Columbus went to sea,
In a beautiful pea green boat,
He went to discover Edward Lear,
and a nonsense book he wrote.



KS 13/9/18...

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Epigram | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: books, fun, nonsense, sea,