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. Rhyming Poems Home Alone By Innarenko

    Funny Poem About Scary Noises

    • Stories 2
    • Shares 1895
    • Favorited 17
    • Votes 337
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  3. Funny Life Poems The Workout By Cynthia C. Naspinski

    Funny Poem About The Challenges Of Losing Weight

    • Stories 2
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    • Favorited 12
    • Votes 120
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  4. Cute Poems Our Imperfect Dog By Cynthia C. Naspinski

    Humorous Poem About A Dog

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 1237
    • Favorited 8
    • Votes 243
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  5. Funny Life Poems Elusive Sleep By Cynthia C. Naspinski

    Funny Poem About Not Getting Enough Sleep

    • Stories 0
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    • Favorited 5
    • Votes 46
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  6. Funny Love Poems A Lost And Found For Love By Brian A. Bendall

    Love Is Out There

    • Stories 1
    • Shares 446
    • Favorited 11
    • Votes 85
    • Rating
  7. 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 121
    • Votes 8862
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  8. Funny Life Poems I Am Not Old By Nandita Shailesh Shanbhag

    Funny Poem About Refusing To Age

    • Stories 2
    • Shares 5052
    • Favorited 45
    • Votes 725
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  9. Funny Love Poems My One-Eyed Love By Andrew Jefferson

    Poem About Falling In Love With A One-Eyed Girl

    • Stories 4
    • Shares 4756
    • Favorited 50
    • Votes 1295
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  10. Humorous Poems Smart Phone - Dumb User By Rick W. Cotton

    New Technology And Old People

    • Stories 3
    • Shares 12024
    • Favorited 64
    • Votes 1283
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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 6342
    • Favorited 65
    • Votes 1355
    • Rating
  2. Our Imperfect Dog

    Humorous Poem About A Dog

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 1237
    • Favorited 8
    • Votes 243
    • Rating
  3. The Benefits Of Exercise

    Funny Poem About The Difficulty Of Losing Weight

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 3084
    • Favorited 25
    • Votes 445
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  4. My Five Kitty Cats

    Poem About Loving Cats

    • Stories 12
    • Shares 3589
    • Favorited 32
    • Votes 1971
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  5. King For A Day

    Cute Poem About Thanksgiving Meal From Turkey's Viewpoint

    • Stories 1
    • Shares 922
    • Favorited 11
    • Votes 115
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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. A Lost And Found For Love

    Love Is Out There

    • Stories 1
    • Shares 446
    • Favorited 11
    • Votes 85
    • Rating
  2. My One-Eyed Love

    Poem About Falling In Love With A One-Eyed Girl

    • Stories 4
    • Shares 4756
    • Favorited 50
    • Votes 1295
    • Rating
  3. Stuck On You

    • Stories 1
    • Shares 2139
    • Favorited 16
    • Votes 565
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  4. A Night With My Lady

    • Stories 10
    • Shares 3686
    • Favorited 57
    • Votes 2183
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  5. Loving An Xbox Vs Me

    • Stories 4
    • Shares 2335
    • Favorited 23
    • Votes 786
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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
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    • Favorited 53
    • Votes 3098
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  2. Doggy Heaven

    • Stories 7
    • Shares 4246
    • Favorited 29
    • Votes 4489
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  3. The Man In The Jar

    • Stories 5
    • Shares 4797
    • Favorited 23
    • Votes 2401
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  4. When I'm Old

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 7270
    • Favorited 19
    • Votes 3552
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  5. Tinkle, Tinkle Little Car

    • Stories 6
    • Shares 3807
    • Favorited 33
    • Votes 5704
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