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. Rhyming Poems The Life Of A Cupcake

    Poem Told From The Perspective Of A Cupcake

    • Stories 10
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    • Favorited 38
    • Votes 5138
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  2. Cute Poems The Ballad Of Rum

    Poem About A Loveable Guard Dog

    • Stories 4
    • Shares 713
    • Favorited 16
    • Votes 393
    • Rating
  3. Limericks Veteran's Day Limerick

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 269
    • Favorited 2
    • Votes 112
    • Rating
  4. Funny Love Poems My One-Eyed Love

    Poem About Falling In Love With A One-Eyed Girl

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 470
    • Favorited 16
    • Votes 639
    • Rating
  5. Funny Life Poems Working From Home

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 138
    • Favorited 1
    • Votes 49
    • Rating
  6. Funny Love Poems A Night With My Lady

    • Stories 7
    • Shares 356
    • Favorited 18
    • Votes 1769
    • Rating
  7. Cute Poems My Five Kitty Cats

    • Stories 10
    • Shares 581
    • Favorited 10
    • Votes 1505
    • Rating
  8. Rhyming Poems Happy Trails To Cancer Shirt

    To My Little Sister With Throat Cancer

    • Stories 8
    • Shares 137
    • Favorited 2
    • Votes 1094
    • Rating
  9. Funny Life Poems I'm Not Really 60

    Poem About Turning 60 Years Old

    • Stories 2
    • Shares 586
    • Favorited 6
    • Votes 489
    • Rating
  10. Funny Life Poems If Four Is A Party This Is A Parade

    Poem About Multiple Personalities

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 287
    • Favorited 9
    • Votes 395
    • Rating

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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. Rhyming Poems The Life Of A Cupcake

    Poem Told From The Perspective Of A Cupcake

    • Stories 10
    • Shares 3077
    • Favorited 38
    • Votes 5138
    • Rating
  2. Cute Poems The Ballad Of Rum

    Poem About A Loveable Guard Dog

    • Stories 4
    • Shares 713
    • Favorited 16
    • Votes 393
    • Rating
  3. Limericks Veteran's Day Limerick

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 269
    • Favorited 2
    • Votes 112
    • Rating
  4. Funny Love Poems My One-Eyed Love

    Poem About Falling In Love With A One-Eyed Girl

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 470
    • Favorited 16
    • Votes 639
    • Rating
  5. Funny Life Poems Working From Home

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 138
    • Favorited 1
    • Votes 49
    • Rating
  6. Funny Love Poems A Night With My Lady

    • Stories 7
    • Shares 356
    • Favorited 18
    • Votes 1769
    • Rating
  7. Cute Poems My Five Kitty Cats

    • Stories 10
    • Shares 581
    • Favorited 10
    • Votes 1505
    • Rating
  8. Rhyming Poems Happy Trails To Cancer Shirt

    To My Little Sister With Throat Cancer

    • Stories 8
    • Shares 137
    • Favorited 2
    • Votes 1094
    • Rating
  9. Funny Life Poems I'm Not Really 60

    Poem About Turning 60 Years Old

    • Stories 2
    • Shares 586
    • Favorited 6
    • Votes 489
    • Rating
  10. Funny Life Poems If Four Is A Party This Is A Parade

    Poem About Multiple Personalities

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 287
    • Favorited 9
    • Votes 395
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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. Rhyming Poems The Life Of A Cupcake

    Poem Told From The Perspective Of A Cupcake

    • Stories 10
    • Shares 3077
    • Favorited 38
    • Votes 5138
    • Rating
  2. Cute Poems The Ballad Of Rum

    Poem About A Loveable Guard Dog

    • Stories 4
    • Shares 713
    • Favorited 16
    • Votes 393
    • Rating
  3. Limericks Veteran's Day Limerick

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 269
    • Favorited 2
    • Votes 112
    • Rating
  4. Funny Love Poems My One-Eyed Love

    Poem About Falling In Love With A One-Eyed Girl

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 470
    • Favorited 16
    • Votes 639
    • Rating
  5. Funny Life Poems Working From Home

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 138
    • Favorited 1
    • Votes 49
    • Rating
  6. Funny Love Poems A Night With My Lady

    • Stories 7
    • Shares 356
    • Favorited 18
    • Votes 1769
    • Rating
  7. Cute Poems My Five Kitty Cats

    • Stories 10
    • Shares 581
    • Favorited 10
    • Votes 1505
    • Rating
  8. Rhyming Poems Happy Trails To Cancer Shirt

    To My Little Sister With Throat Cancer

    • Stories 8
    • Shares 137
    • Favorited 2
    • Votes 1094
    • Rating
  9. Funny Life Poems I'm Not Really 60

    Poem About Turning 60 Years Old

    • Stories 2
    • Shares 586
    • Favorited 6
    • Votes 489
    • Rating
  10. Funny Life Poems If Four Is A Party This Is A Parade

    Poem About Multiple Personalities

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 287
    • Favorited 9
    • Votes 395
    • Rating

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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. Rhyming Poems The Life Of A Cupcake

    Poem Told From The Perspective Of A Cupcake

    • Stories 10
    • Shares 3077
    • Favorited 38
    • Votes 5138
    • Rating
  2. Cute Poems The Ballad Of Rum

    Poem About A Loveable Guard Dog

    • Stories 4
    • Shares 713
    • Favorited 16
    • Votes 393
    • Rating
  3. Limericks Veteran's Day Limerick

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 269
    • Favorited 2
    • Votes 112
    • Rating
  4. Funny Love Poems My One-Eyed Love

    Poem About Falling In Love With A One-Eyed Girl

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 470
    • Favorited 16
    • Votes 639
    • Rating
  5. Funny Life Poems Working From Home

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 138
    • Favorited 1
    • Votes 49
    • Rating
  6. Funny Love Poems A Night With My Lady

    • Stories 7
    • Shares 356
    • Favorited 18
    • Votes 1769
    • Rating
  7. Cute Poems My Five Kitty Cats

    • Stories 10
    • Shares 581
    • Favorited 10
    • Votes 1505
    • Rating
  8. Rhyming Poems Happy Trails To Cancer Shirt

    To My Little Sister With Throat Cancer

    • Stories 8
    • Shares 137
    • Favorited 2
    • Votes 1094
    • Rating
  9. Funny Life Poems I'm Not Really 60

    Poem About Turning 60 Years Old

    • Stories 2
    • Shares 586
    • Favorited 6
    • Votes 489
    • Rating
  10. Funny Life Poems If Four Is A Party This Is A Parade

    Poem About Multiple Personalities

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 287
    • Favorited 9
    • Votes 395
    • Rating

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