Funny Poems

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If we cannot laugh at ourselves, life will become a dull and stifling experience. Life can be a challenge; of that there is no doubt. But if we take a moment to stop and see the joke, we can change our entire day. To those that take life seriously, we may see humor as an obstacle in our paths. The truth is that jokes are funny because they contain a grain of truth about life that would not be able to be shown through any other medium. A funny joke or poem has the power to point out subtle ironies of life that I might get shot in the head for if I were to say them straight out. Humor has the capacity to point absurdities about the way we live our lives in a non-threatening way.

10 Best Funny Poems

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  1. Cute Poems The Ballad Of Rum By Peter R Wolveridge

    Poem About A Loveable Guard Dog

    • Stories 7
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  2. Funny Life Poems The Workout By Cynthia C. Naspinski

    Funny Poem About The Challenges Of Losing Weight

    • Stories 3
    • Shares 819
    • Favorited 14
    • Votes 139
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  3. Rhyming Poems Home Alone By Innarenko

    Funny Poem About Scary Noises

    • Stories 2
    • Shares 2555
    • Favorited 19
    • Votes 456
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  4. Cute Poems Our Imperfect Dog By Cynthia C. Naspinski

    Humorous Poem About A Dog

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 1589
    • Favorited 9
    • Votes 278
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  5. Rhyming Poems The Life Of A Cupcake By Shelby Greer

    Poem Told From The Perspective Of A Cupcake

    • Stories 18
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    • Favorited 124
    • Votes 8952
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  6. Funny Life Poems I Am Not Old By Nandita Shailesh Shanbhag

    Funny Poem About Refusing To Age

    • Stories 2
    • Shares 5274
    • Favorited 47
    • Votes 757
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  7. Humorous Poems Smart Phone - Dumb User By Rick W. Cotton

    New Technology And Old People

    • Stories 3
    • Shares 12351
    • Favorited 67
    • Votes 1387
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  8. Funny Love Poems My One-Eyed Love By Andrew Jefferson

    Poem About Falling In Love With A One-Eyed Girl

    • Stories 4
    • Shares 4866
    • Favorited 50
    • Votes 1318
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  9. Funny Life Poems The Eve Before Christmas By Linda J. Doucett

    Last Minute Christmas Shopping

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 1170
    • Favorited 9
    • Votes 130
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  10. Funny Life Poems Elusive Sleep By Cynthia C. Naspinski

    Funny Poem About Not Getting Enough Sleep

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 352
    • Favorited 5
    • Votes 58
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Those who have studied poetry know that rhyming is only one style of writing a poem. The real criterion that defines a poem is whether I am writing something that could not be conveyed in prose. The strict grammatical rules that define prose have no place for a real poem's sentiment. At the same time a poem doesn't need to convey a profound message in order to qualify. A poem that is cute may very easily fit the this criterion as well.
  1. The Ballad Of Rum

    Poem About A Loveable Guard Dog

    • Stories 7
    • Shares 6677
    • Favorited 66
    • Votes 1405
    • Rating
  2. Our Imperfect Dog

    Humorous Poem About A Dog

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 1589
    • Favorited 9
    • Votes 278
    • Rating
  3. The Benefits Of Exercise

    Funny Poem About The Difficulty Of Losing Weight

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 3135
    • Favorited 27
    • Votes 452
    • Rating
  4. King For A Day

    Cute Poem About Thanksgiving Meal From Turkey's Viewpoint

    • Stories 1
    • Shares 968
    • Favorited 11
    • Votes 118
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  5. My Five Kitty Cats

    Poem About Loving Cats

    • Stories 12
    • Shares 3656
    • Favorited 32
    • Votes 1985
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There is a line from a country song that goes, "sometimes life's greatest gifts are unanswered prayers". It describes a man who sees his high school sweetheart at a high school reunion. He realizes how wrong they would have been for each other and how blessed he is to have the partner that he has. Many of us have similar stories. Many times we are lucky enough to end up not with the person that we thought was our soul mate but the person who is really meant for us.
  1. My One-Eyed Love

    Poem About Falling In Love With A One-Eyed Girl

    • Stories 4
    • Shares 4866
    • Favorited 50
    • Votes 1318
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  2. Stuck On You

    • Stories 1
    • Shares 2393
    • Favorited 16
    • Votes 589
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  3. A Lost And Found For Love

    Love Is Out There

    • Stories 1
    • Shares 569
    • Favorited 12
    • Votes 106
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  4. A Night With My Lady

    • Stories 10
    • Shares 3764
    • Favorited 57
    • Votes 2198
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  5. Loving An Xbox Vs Me

    • Stories 4
    • Shares 2445
    • Favorited 23
    • Votes 798
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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.
  1. Missing

    Funny Situations

    • Stories 7
    • Shares 11699
    • Favorited 56
    • Votes 3180
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  2. Doggy Heaven

    • Stories 7
    • Shares 4289
    • Favorited 30
    • Votes 4514
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  3. The Man In The Jar

    • Stories 5
    • Shares 4980
    • Favorited 23
    • Votes 2432
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  4. When I'm Old

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 7303
    • Favorited 19
    • Votes 3580
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  5. Tinkle, Tinkle Little Car

    • Stories 6
    • Shares 3849
    • Favorited 34
    • Votes 5746
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