Humorous Poems

Humorous poetry has been written for thousands of years. Many of us do not know that the nursery rhymes that we sang as kids were made up to convey information of a delicate political nature encoded in what sounds like a silly children's song. Living in the western world, we are lucky enough to be able (in some cases) to freely speak our minds. However, we cannot take for granted the medium of humor as a way to convey information that may be politically dangerous.

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Humorous Poem About Ripping Pants
Ripped Pants, Broken Heart

I lived my life, I tried my best to follow all my dreams.
My great endeavors were forever bursting at the seams.
And though I tried to love what's mine, I failed and I confess
My bony knees made pants like these suffer much distress

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Humorous Poem About Testing Gold
  • By Robert Z
  • Published: May 2014
Archemedes Was All Wet

King Hero of old Syracuse had doubts that made him frown.
"Perhaps my goldsmith did not use pure gold to make the crown."
Since proof of mischief must be strong to put a thief in collar,
The king who feared his judgment wrong called on his science scholar....

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The Horse Ride

Taking a romantic ride today,
We sat upon the wagon.
Suddenly the horse lifted his tail
And we heard a roaring dragon!...

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It was very cute :) keep up the hard work!! :)

Poem About a Made Up Land
  • By Agrawal
  • Published: May 2014
Topsy Turvy Land

To see the land of Topsy-Turvy
I was very surprised
You will be in amazement
When you see it with your eyes,...

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Funny Poem About Not Understanding Your Mechanic
  • By Ron Miler
  • Published: May 2014
The Car

I was heading south to the city's biggest shopping center
To get a steak and other things that I could eat for dinner.
Then I noticed, luckily, I was nearly out of gas.
So, I headed for the Stall-Mart store out near the overpass....

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Poem About Not Wanting To Rest
  • By Jonathan Mark Pina
  • Published: December 8, 2015
Peace And Quiet

Turn it up please
Can you make that
A little louder?

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Christmas Golf

Back in October a Christmas wish I made.
A brand new set of golf clubs before next year I played.
Then on Christmas morn, with my eyes I spied
An oblong box under the tree, with ribbon wrapped and tied.

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Poem About the Life of Shoes
  • By Robert Armitage
  • Published: May 2014
Requiem For Old Shoes

They looked good, at first, together,
tight laced and polished smart,
but wear and tear destroyed them:
A tale to break your heart!...

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Nothing Rhymes with Orange
Orange

Now see the beautiful sunset ore the ocean blue
Fiery colors due abound of poems there are a few
I wish that I could write one, about that perfect hue
But nothing rhymes with Orange...

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This orange poem has tickled my fancy. Let me give it a go...

Porridge is a dreary word that always rhymes with orange.
While strawberries and blueberries may make a...

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Poem About Waking Up In The Morning
My Freaking Alarm

As I lay cozy all snug in my bed
I enjoy the imagination inside my head
Until I hear racked beside my bed
It's my 5:00 alarm!...

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