Humorous Poems

Humorous poetry has been written for thousands of years. Many of us do not know that the nursery rhymes that we sang as kids were made up to convey information of a delicate political nature encoded in what sounds like a silly children's song. Living in the western world, we are lucky enough to be able (in some cases) to freely speak our minds. However, we cannot take for granted the medium of humor as a way to convey information that may be politically dangerous.

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  1. The Three Little Pigs

    The animal I really dig,
    Above all others is the pig.
    Pigs are noble. Pigs are clever,
    Pigs are courteous. However,

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  3. Smart Phone - Dumb User

    New Technology And Old People

    My new phone is "smart." I guess that I'm not.
    Amazing what all this here smart phone has got.
    TV and Weather and Internet, too.
    There's just no limits to what it can do.

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    Been there, done that with my grandparents, but they figure things out eventually with the help of their grandchildren.

  4. Dead Is Dead

    Funny Poem About Death

    When somebody dies, folks hardly ever say "dead."
    They prefer "expired" or "departed" instead.
    Most of the euphemisms don't do any harm,
    Like "biting the dust" or "buying the farm."

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    Very fun. You know that god loves you for doing that.

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  6. Requiem For Old Shoes

    • By Robert Armitage
    • Published: May 2014
    Poem About the Life of Shoes

    They looked good, at first, together,
    tight laced and polished smart,
    but wear and tear destroyed them:
    A tale to break your heart!...

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    Loved this poem. Very smart and funny too. Well done!

  7. The Horse Ride

    Taking a romantic ride today,
    We sat upon the wagon.
    Suddenly the horse lifted his tail
    And we heard a roaring dragon!...

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    To me this is the best poem I have read in a long time, so I am sending it to myself.

  8. Archemedes Was All Wet

    • By Robert Z
    • Published: May 2014
    Humorous Poem About Testing Gold

    King Hero of old Syracuse had doubts that made him frown.
    "Perhaps my goldsmith did not use pure gold to make the crown."
    Since proof of mischief must be strong to put a thief in collar,
    The king who feared his judgment wrong called on his science scholar....

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  10. Topsy Turvy Land

    • By Agrawal
    • Published: May 2014
    Poem About a Made Up Land

    To see the land of Topsy-Turvy
    I was very surprised
    You will be in amazement
    When you see it with your eyes,...

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  11. Ripped Pants, Broken Heart

    Humorous Poem About Ripping Pants

    I lived my life, I tried my best to follow all my dreams.
    My great endeavors were forever bursting at the seams.
    And though I tried to love what's mine, I failed and I confess
    My bony knees made pants like these suffer much distress

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    This is one of the best humor poems I have ever read!! I remember reciting the poem in a competition in grade seven. Not only did it win me first prize, it also got me a lot of praise....

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  12. My Freaking Alarm

    Waking Up In The Morning

    As I lay cozy, all snug in my bed,
    I enjoy the imagination inside my head
    Until I hear racket beside my bed.
    It's my 5:00 alarm!

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    It happens so much. I can't count how many times it has happened to me.

  13. The Car

    • By Ron Miler
    • Published: May 2014
    Funny Poem About Not Understanding Your Mechanic

    I was heading south to the city's biggest shopping center
    To get a steak and other things that I could eat for dinner.
    Then I noticed, luckily, I was nearly out of gas.
    So, I headed for the Stall-Mart store out near the overpass....

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    Poem was quite good and impressive but it did not have a proper end.

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