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Short Funny Poems

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The short poem is more challenging to write than a longer poem. It seeks to make every word count and mean exactly what is intended. A short poem has the added benefit of getting the message of poem through to the reader in a succinct way. There are many traditional styles of humorous short poems. The challenge is in getting your words into the proper number of syllables in each stanza. These poems have a technical element to them that contrast with the free flowing poems that are more common today.

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The Man In The Jar

I once knew a man who lived in a jar,
for a stranger sight you'd have to go far.
I asked him once, why he lived in a jar,
he grimaced and said, how bizarre you are.…

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  • Rating: 4.4
  • by Larry Huggins
  • Published: 5/8/2014
Doggy Heaven

All doggies go to heaven (or so I've been told).
They run and play along the streets of Gold.
Why is heaven such a doggie-delight? …

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  • Votes 168
  • Rating: 3.97
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Yes this poem was funny, because it describe humans as dog which gives sense of humor.

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Poem About the Mystery of a Belly Button
  • by Richard Leavesley
  • Published: 5/8/2014
Belly Button Magic

Oh my beloved belly button.
The squidgy ring in my midriff mutton.
Your mystery is such tricky stuff:…

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  • Votes 72
  • Rating: 3.76
  • by Cecilia L. Goodbody
  • Published: Oct 2008
Tinkle, Tinkle Little Car

Tinkle, Tinkle little car
How I wonder what you are.

Leaking oil every day…

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  • Stories 3
  • Emailed 51
  • Votes 1891
  • Rating: 3.66
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It was ok I showed my friends it and only one laughed!!! I know I did though!!!!

  • by Sasha Morales
  • Published: Aug 2010
Dare Devil

I was a dare devil,
I always raised the level,
I got bruises and scars,
But that didn't stop me from going bizarre…

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  • Votes 641
  • Rating: 3.37
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this is a good poem I have to memorize a 8 lined poem for school and I remembered the first 4 lines …

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  • by Diana Laura
  • Published: Jun 2011
Descending Trousers

Oh, dear,
Oh, my gosh,
I hope that no one saw,
I wish that I could laugh,…

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  • Votes 291
  • Rating: 3.37
  • by Trevor West
  • Published: Mar 2010
Rain And Wind

Raindrops on this page
Wind blows my paper away…

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  • Stories 3
  • Emailed 2
  • Votes 443
  • Rating: 3.23
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Hilarious... My sister couldn't stop laughing... more pleaseā€¦

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  • by Lauren Clarke
  • Published: Aug 2008
Dale

I once knew a male
who's name was Dale
He drunk a lot of ale
but went very pale…

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  • Stories 1
  • Emailed 8
  • Votes 476
  • Rating: 3.19
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I really like this. :3

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