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 9
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  2. Rhyming Poems Home Alone By Innarenko

    Funny Poem About Scary Noises

    • Stories 5
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  3. Cute Poems Our Imperfect Dog By Cynthia C. Naspinski

    Humorous Poem About A Dog

    • Stories 3
    • Shares 3758
    • Favorited 18
    • Votes 580
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  4. Funny Life Poems Not Smart Enough For A Smart Phone By Nandita Shailesh Shanbhag

    Struggle To Use A Smartphone

    • Stories 1
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    • Favorited 18
    • Votes 209
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  5. Funny Life Poems The Workout By Cynthia C. Naspinski

    Funny Poem About The Challenges Of Losing Weight

    • Stories 3
    • Shares 1506
    • Favorited 22
    • Votes 250
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  6. Rhyming Poems The Life Of A Cupcake By Shelby Greer

    Poem Told From The Perspective Of A Cupcake

    • Stories 18
    • Shares 32910
    • Favorited 139
    • Votes 9395
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  7. Funny Life Poems The Eve Before Christmas By Linda J. Doucett

    Last Minute Christmas Shopping

    • Stories 0
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    • Favorited 12
    • Votes 172
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  8. Funny Life Poems Elusive Sleep By Cynthia C. Naspinski

    Funny Poem About Not Getting Enough Sleep

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 848
    • Favorited 19
    • Votes 146
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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 5702
    • Favorited 61
    • Votes 1486
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  10. Funny Life Poems I Am Not Old By Nandita Shailesh Shanbhag

    Funny Poem About Refusing To Age

    • Stories 2
    • Shares 6492
    • Favorited 60
    • Votes 972
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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 9
    • Shares 8891
    • Favorited 85
    • Votes 1832
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  2. Our Imperfect Dog

    Humorous Poem About A Dog

    • Stories 3
    • Shares 3758
    • Favorited 18
    • Votes 580
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  3. King For A Day

    Cute Poem About Thanksgiving Meal From Turkey's Viewpoint

    • Stories 1
    • Shares 1389
    • Favorited 12
    • Votes 154
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  4. The Benefits Of Exercise

    Funny Poem About The Difficulty Of Losing Weight

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 3430
    • Favorited 34
    • Votes 551
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  5. My Five Kitty Cats

    Poem About Loving Cats

    • Stories 12
    • Shares 4045
    • Favorited 42
    • Votes 2078
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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 5702
    • Favorited 61
    • Votes 1486
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  2. Stuck On You

    • Stories 2
    • Shares 4316
    • Favorited 24
    • Votes 798
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  3. A Lost And Found For Love

    Love Is Out There

    • Stories 1
    • Shares 928
    • Favorited 29
    • Votes 152
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  4. A Night With My Lady

    • Stories 10
    • Shares 4267
    • Favorited 72
    • Votes 2267
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  5. Puberty Love Poem

    Adolescent Love

    • Stories 1
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    • Favorited 27
    • Votes 375
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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 8
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    • Favorited 63
    • Votes 3569
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  2. Doggy Heaven

    • Stories 8
    • Shares 4508
    • Favorited 33
    • Votes 4693
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  3. The Man In The Jar

    • Stories 5
    • Shares 5991
    • Favorited 28
    • Votes 2556
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  4. When I'm Old

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 7477
    • Favorited 24
    • Votes 3738
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  5. I Didn't Go To Church Today

    I Didn't Go To Church Today By Ogden Nash

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 1774
    • Favorited 7
    • Votes 325
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