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

  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 The Life Of A Cupcake By Shelby Greer

    Poem Told From The Perspective Of A Cupcake

    • Stories 16
    • Shares 18480
    • Favorited 83
    • Votes 7248
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  3. Funny Love Poems My One-Eyed Love By Andrew Jefferson

    Poem About Falling In Love With A One-Eyed Girl

    • Stories 3
    • Shares 2854
    • Favorited 34
    • Votes 973
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  4. Humorous Poems Smart Phone - Dumb User By Rick W. Cotton

    New Technology And Old People

    • Stories 1
    • Shares 6321
    • Favorited 28
    • Votes 579
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  5. Funny Life Poems I'm Not Really 60 By Ms M J Hill

    Poem About Turning 60 Years Old

    • Stories 4
    • Shares 3080
    • Favorited 21
    • Votes 800
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  6. Cute Poems The Benefits Of Exercise By Alan Balter

    Funny Poem About The Difficulty Of Losing Weight

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 1778
    • Favorited 15
    • Votes 243
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  7. Cute Poems My Five Kitty Cats By Suzanne Hofbauer

    Poem About Loving Cats

    • Stories 11
    • Shares 2215
    • Favorited 24
    • Votes 1736
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  8. Humorous Poems Dead Is Dead By Alan Balter

    Funny Poem About Death

    • Stories 2
    • Shares 1840
    • Favorited 26
    • Votes 377
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  9. Funny Love Poems A Night With My Lady By Jared M. Stein

    • Stories 7
    • Shares 2201
    • Favorited 33
    • Votes 1984
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  10. Funny Life Poems The Eve Before Christmas By Linda J. Doucett

    Last Minute Christmas Shopping

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 380
    • Favorited 3
    • Votes 36
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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 3236
    • Favorited 40
    • Votes 840
    • Rating
  2. The Benefits Of Exercise

    Funny Poem About The Difficulty Of Losing Weight

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 1778
    • Favorited 15
    • Votes 243
    • Rating
  3. My Five Kitty Cats

    Poem About Loving Cats

    • Stories 11
    • Shares 2215
    • Favorited 24
    • Votes 1736
    • Rating
  4. Dirty Face

    Dirty Face By Shel Silverstein

    • Stories 1
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    • Favorited 13
    • Votes 965
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  5. Fecal Farm

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 169
    • Favorited 5
    • Votes 357
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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 3
    • Shares 2854
    • Favorited 34
    • Votes 973
    • Rating
  2. A Night With My Lady

    • Stories 7
    • Shares 2201
    • Favorited 33
    • Votes 1984
    • Rating
  3. Puberty Love Poem

    Adolescent Love

    • Stories 1
    • Shares 347
    • Favorited 13
    • Votes 266
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  4. Loving an Xbox Vs Me

    • Stories 3
    • Shares 1102
    • Favorited 15
    • Votes 614
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  5. Men

    Poem About How Men Don't Get It

    • Stories 2
    • Shares 499
    • Favorited 22
    • Votes 823
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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 4
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    • Favorited 31
    • Votes 2083
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  2. Doggy Heaven

    • Stories 6
    • Shares 3230
    • Favorited 19
    • Votes 4010
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  3. When I'm Old

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 5517
    • Favorited 17
    • Votes 2726
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  4. The Man In The Jar

    • Stories 5
    • Shares 2690
    • Favorited 15
    • Votes 2107
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  5. Tinkle, Tinkle Little Car

    • Stories 6
    • Shares 2667
    • Favorited 21
    • Votes 5184
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