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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 The Longevity Factor
There still trying to figure it out How you make another year No doctors Pills Aseptic techniques Or Answers Just tons of Books Strong Coffee And Sunlight They say it's in the "genes" Where you hash Your past Confront your demons And for...Read More
Categories: nonsense, anxiety, destiny, devotion, fun,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member Zoo-nado
[Sometimes when I’m struggling to write I scrawl gibberish in the hope that inspiration will lie within. Sometimes, just sometimes… I like the result. This is one such] There’s an ostrich in my porridge There’s a shrew in my canoe There’s...Read More
Categories: humorous, nonsense,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Eternal Silence
Death is The eternal silence We often say under this sky Where the enemies are ubiquitous Even among thugs and fools That the dead are wrong Oh! That’s ignorance! That’s incompetence! That’s complicity! That’s bad luck! That’s vanity! That’s nonsense! That’s voracity! That’s imbecility! That’s impunity! That’s criminality! That’s an idiotic...Read More
Categories: nonsense, bullying, death, humanity, memorial,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Summer Fragments
- - - - __ +X! (((malevolent Sol))) vaporizing rays reifying vapors )))melting souls((( ¤¤¤¤¤¤¤ pyropathic skygod flaunts fiery flares Behold... iaoTrpcl SsssssstormmmmM scheming slothful snarky serpents sliding around in slothell !?t*u*r*b*o*d*a*n*c*i*n*g?! in exhausted sickly green gritty hot sacred profane ((!w~w~w~wind~d~d~d!)) * - * - * -*-*-* horrified haiku screams !!STOP THE HEAT!! & music mystifies & ?*mystics muse*? dancing weeds ?***** ******? wanton deeds darkness reveals incandescent saxophoning ~*^zephyrs^*~ ·?*???°????*???? ? *????°????*????? mesmerizing dystopic drones of (in)DETERMINISM bioluminescence in dark parks celestial blobs cavorting with C?O?N?F?U?S?I?O?N? **TIME’s chimes** X-!Hell’s Bells!-X robotic magic magical robots ·?*???°????*???? ambience...Read More
Categories: dark, humorous, nonsense, satire,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Farm girls
I love to go swimming With bowlegged women The kind comes from riding Down here at the farm. There’s cycles of motion They’ll cause a commotion The Steve Miller Band says Will keep you from harm. If money, you’re tracking, Won’t be a shellacking,...Read More
Categories: nonsense,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member Myzygy
A waist is a terrible thing to mind. A coin that you lost is less of a find. No tie at a wedding puts you in a bind. A watch cannot tell that it’s time for a wind. Coffee...Read More
Categories: nonsense,
Form: Monorhyme
Premium Member Ten Thousand
10,000 The cows are all dead. They died in the heat, or so they said. I feel sorry for the cows, but more sorry for the farmers, the ranchers, the processors, the packers, the truckers, the...Read More
Categories: nonsense, america, cancer, chocolate, christian,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Land
Land. neural storm potential a sky day Earth's eyes so fortune Land. the noble time my Earth split invited misfortune in whirlwind Land. calm is pale Sun have its way Being proceeds Land. a solstice knows sorrows so its hell so feathers toward summer will tell Land. is outside being and southern hemisphere source beneficial Land. a master of...Read More
Categories: earth, nonsense, surreal, word
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Cake Mix
Cake Mix On the way home, I stopped at the store. I bought a cake mix, yellow, as they were out of chocolate and white. Yellow like fields of corn. Yellow like daffodils. Yellow is a...Read More
Categories: nonsense, angel, appreciation, i love
Form: Free verse
Apnay fake accounts say bund pangay layta hai, Ye haji ka bacha pehlay ungliyan dayta hai... Note.Islam ki tableeg nahi karta... ...Read More
Categories: nonsense, abuse, anger, hurt, identity,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member GOOD OL' FRED
eye see you so the blind man said as in each hand he held a fishy head their steely eyes were icy cold and dead his wit it seems barely hanging by a thread in a flash he ran...Read More
Categories: fish, funny, nonsense, silly,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Circumbobulation
Eractive verses dissolve in circumvented waves of irreal words & surreal swords (mill for the grist) Versating ellisions mutate in discombobulated wordclouds of maloverted lords & diverted hordes Egestive extremism emerges from specious endgames & epic sadism Mismusing holists grope for hope within mischievous holes & eternal...Read More
Categories: dark, humorous, nonsense, surreal,
Form: Free verse
I Used To Be A Sausage Dog
I used to be a sausage dog the floor was very close I used to sniff it quite a lot I’d sniff it with my nose and every time I did a poo they’d pick...Read More
Categories: dog, nonsense,
Form: Rhyme
Lund Parade
Agay lun pechay lun lun lun lun Dain lun bain lun lun lun lun Opar lun nechay lun lun lun lun. Note.Ham sab lund ki paidavar hain. Hamaray opar Lanat bay shumaar.......Read More
Categories: nonsense, abuse, anniversary, body, character,
Form: Bio
There was a man that lived they said his whole life in grief and dread A fool who did but once entwine in his arms a maiden fine Love for those in stories told of how this legend would unfold This...Read More
Categories: nonsense, angst, bereavement, conflict, death,
Form: Rhyme

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