I guess you think you know this story.
You don't. The real one's much more gory.
The phoney one, the one you know,
Was cooked up years and years ago,
Famous Funny Poems
Funny Poems by Popular Poets
Humor and laughter are good for the soul, and many great poets have incorporated them into their poems. Famous funny poems exude wit, cleverness, and sometimes irony to keep readers on their toes and laughing out loud. Shel Silverstein, Ogden Nash, and Edward Lear are just a few famous poets who used limericks, rhymes, and plays on words to create humorous poems. If you would like to write a funny poem and are looking for inspiration or if you just need a good laugh, reading a few funny verses are sure to make your day.
Popular Poetry with Humor for Kids and Adults
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I guess you think you know this story.Featured Shared Story
Yes, Roald Dahl has a whole book of revolting rhymes like this one. You should read it. Hilarious.
The animal I really dig,
Above all others is the pig.
Pigs are noble. Pigs are clever,
Pigs are courteous. However,Featured Shared Story
This is an unanticipated and unexpected poem. Though the title sounds childish, it is a complete transformation of the story Three Little Pigs! Roald Dahl has a creative mind which I...
The most important thing we've learned,
So far as children are concerned,
Is never, NEVER, NEVER let
Them near your television set --Featured Shared Story
Could the poet have foreseen a future where kids wouldn't even cluster around TVs anymore but appear detached, more alone with their phones? We've come a long way. The poem is funny, but...
As soon as Wolf began to feel
That he would like a decent meal,
He went and knocked on Grandma's door.
When Grandma opened it, she sawFeatured Shared Story
This is like the second time Riding Hood shot a wolf. These poems are making her crazy dangerous.
In England once there lived a big
And wonderfully clever pig.
To everybody it was plain
That Piggy had a massive brain.Featured Shared Story
I like this poem because it is contrary to what is normal, as the pig tries to eat the farmer instead of the other way around and it shows the power of humans over all other living things....
To keep your marriage brimming
With love in the loving cup,
Whenever you're wrong, admit it;
Whenever you're right, shut up.Featured Shared Story
Interesting. Years ago for our children I made this little rule. They had to periodically repeat it after me.
When you're wrong, admit it.
When you're right, shut up.
I'm an avid...
The people upstairs all practise ballet
Their living room is a bowling alley
Their bedroom is full of conducted tours.
Their radio is louder than yours,Featured Shared Story
This poem combines humor and a serious message. It stresses the necessity to live without being disturbed by noisy neighbors. I faced the problem for a long time.
Well, my daddy left home when I was three,
and he didn't leave much to Ma and me,
just this old guitar and a bottle of booze.
Now I don't blame him because he run and hid,Featured Shared Story
Johnny Cash was the right person to sing these lyrics. He made an interesting song from an awesome poem. Very entertaining. Love it!
Jac. Judy A. Campbell
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