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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 The Contest
The Contest

I would like to enter, 
and sometimes I do. 
Occasionally I even win, 
to my surprise. 
How cool!

The true rule, 
to every fool,
or pirate on a mission;
is write,
and write,
and write. 
Do something, 
say something in words, 
that will ripple...Read More
Categories: nonsense, america, friendship, hero, homework, military, seasons, simile,
Form: Narrative



Premium Member Scribble Scrabble Scrimpy Screech
Scribble scrabble scrimpy screech
Dribble drabble dimply dish
Sunny solemn simple sojourner
Boiling biting bunson burner

Wrinkly brinkly water bottle
Twisting words we rarely swaddle
Scribble Scrabble Scrimpy Screech
Bare your buttocks, bubbly beach.



Written January 20th, 2020
Contest: Twist My Tongue
Sponsor: Nina Parmenter
...Read More
Categories: 6th grade, 7th grade, 8th grade, nonsense,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Tree Top Dancers
Tree Top Dancers
and Circus Clowns

The neighbors moved away. 
They said nothing to anyone, 
they just left. 
New people took the home. 
There was a big truck. 
It was full of boxes, 
and a TV. 

It was jam-packed with animals...
and cages...Read More
Categories: nonsense, death of a friend, mystery, nostalgia, perspective,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Crazy
Mental Health
aka Crazy

The very topic is inclusive of the word, 
that haunts our every step from birth;
until our last breath. 

Fear has no power except that which we give it. 
Knowing that we are all passing away, 
every day of...Read More
Categories: nonsense, child abuse, death, discrimination, grandchild, heaven, loneliness,
Form: Narrative
Oblivion, Thou Dark Star
*****This poem was inspired through the idea of there being no life after death, or the belief in atheism. In recent years more and more young people are commiting suicide; recent studies have shown that there is a commonality between...Read More
Categories: nonsense, atheist, death, metaphor, sleep, suicide,
Form: Classicism



Premium Member To the Last Breath
Protecting; To the Last Breath
(a dark moment)

My dear friend told me I was a good mom today. 
I went into the bathroom and tears sprang to my eyes. 
I had no way to express my sadness. 

He has bad shoes....Read More
Categories: nonsense, abuse, child abuse, childhood, endurance, forgiveness, heartbreak,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Fear of Acceptance
Fear of Acceptance

The queen called her jester, 
and requested a joke! 
He had nothing to say, 
He just sat there, 
as he had already choked. 

Nonsense was delivered, 
to the king of the land…
to the shock and surprise 
of every...Read More
Categories: nonsense, america, evil, fantasy, house, irony, religion, valentines
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Buds Forever
Buds Forever

Shorty was a little dog, 
Curly was too. 
They played every day, 
until there was nothing else to do. 

Rolling on the grass, 
digging up the garden, 
chasing butterflies
and frogs near the pond. 

The days are full, 
of everything...Read More
Categories: nonsense, childhood, faith, happiness, music, nice, spiritual, surreal,
Form: Ballad
Tree Troll Twister
A tree troll with three toes
tried to trap a leaping leprechaun
with a black claw bear paw trap.
But he stubbed toe three in the trap in the tree,
Snip snap toe three was gone.

The tree troll with two toes
tried to trap a...Read More
Categories: humor, nonsense,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Lemon Yellow Hat
A Lemon Yellow Hat

The morning light of a new day, 
cascades through the bedroom window. 
I am alone. 
Your pillow is soft, and close by, 
it still smells of you...
barely. 
I can close my eyes, 
and pray to see your...Read More
Categories: nonsense, appreciation, christian, dance, hero, inspirational, jesus, marriage,
Form: Free verse
Attention
The boy was hopping
The girl was skipping
The baby was bouncing
While the man was kipping

The cat was pouncing
The dog was dancing
The music was bobbing
The sound was throbbing

The dormouse slept
When a lion leapt
As a pig walked by
With a blinking eye
Away he crept

Somewhere...Read More
Categories: nonsense, 10th grade,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member TIPS TO SAY
Here's some tips I can say,
If I give you advice this way,
If you keep eating like you are today,
You'll never fit through the door!
You're twice the size you were before!
So I'm not doing beer belly porn!...Read More
Categories: analogy, nonsense, rude,
Form: Free verse
Witchcraft
Love for the bunny
and hope for the snail
Look up for lunar spots
and don't be frail

Costly and wreckless
is post past trael
Crospt it and brospt it
and don't be mail

Crosty and ghasty
un take that dale
On frosty and paisty
provate that vail...Read More
Categories: analogy, nonsense,
Form: Quatrain
Track The Borge
Passionate rapture
and dig-in gorge
Scorge for your pleasure
and torch the sporge

Scratch her and bite her
and force her to courge
Crack for the desperate
and lack of borge...Read More
Categories: analogy, nonsense,
Form: Quatrain
Range
There's often times I'd come to see
how clearly I could flee
the coming fear of all that jeer
ignored for being free

When all I had was sight to see
and hope that they'd have changed
So all who go to have their way
would care...Read More
Categories: nonsense,
Form: Quatrain
Ploast Past Flynne
Seigh sint for the vestibules
of clost clast nine
Come chost for the chestevules
of ploast past fynne...Read More
Categories: nonsense,
Form: Quatrain
Monkey Knock
Monkey Busy
Monkey Rise
Monkey Screaming
Bloodshot Eyes

Fast to reach you
Fast to touch
fast to scratch
and snatch you up...Read More
Categories: nonsense, riddle,
Form: Quatrain
Nailed
Follicking Rollicking Roch your world
Tallicking Tallying Tok for tale
Fock it and rock it and make it fail
FRock it and bawk it and make no shail

Ferry it and mock it
and pace what ail
Hope it and frot'h it
and fate be nailed...Read More
Categories: analogy, nonsense,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member BITE ME
I will never give in, 

To you,

I eat words of truth,

I have my teeth in it,

Never will I quit,

Justice, 

Is what comes due,

You can't hide, 

Behind your lying lips,

Not everyone, 

Is willing, 

To be taken,

It's true,

I have my teeth in...Read More
Categories: nonsense, corruption, how i feel, silence, strength, voice,
Form: Rhyme
Free
The crime is on the tv shott
for all of us to see
When all that crime is last to view
their collus crime to be

For all that air we'd come between
their challing card to be
Wore on that mind they'd soe to us
where...Read More
Categories: analogy, freedom, nonsense, prison,
Form: Quatrain
Feasonal Butt
Butts are fine for any type of cleason
Where all are lign for any line of reason
That all are pined for
any kind of deason
So all who'd know
far any kind of feason...Read More
Categories: nonsense,
Form: Quatrain
Clost Past Mine
Bore for the Bogish
are fest for fine
Porre for the Proittleman
clost past mine...Read More
Categories: analogy, nonsense,
Form: Quatrain
Cloch Back The Tale
Moirgetting all the lives for sale
Our fakings for the sail
When all that life is half past nine
and cats cloch back the tale...Read More
Categories: analogy, nonsense,
Form: Quatrain
Chosed Class Sighs
O'vr far are the vestavules
vere where'st thile rise
Stile spile forle the bestabule
of chosed classed sighs
...Read More
Categories: analogy, nonsense,
Form: Quatrain
Bouncy Bumble Bun
Bumpty Bummen
Bumble Bun
Bounce your way to me
That bounce to swirl my whole damn world
and bounce your bum to me
...Read More
Categories: analogy, nonsense, riddle,
Form: Quatrain