Humorous Poems

Comical and Amusing 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.

Short and Long Humorous Poems

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  1. 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.

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  3. 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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    Wow! Lovely poem! This poem is really good for a funny recital.

  4. 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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    This rendition of the Three Little Pigs, incorporating Red Riding Hood is creativity at its best! I am a harsh critic and don't give a five-star rating frequently; however this twist by...

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  6. Cinderella

    I guess you think you know this story.
    You don't. The real one's much more gory.
    The phoney one, the one you know,
    Was cooked up years and years ago,

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    Yes, Roald Dahl has a whole book of revolting rhymes like this one. You should read it. Hilarious.

  7. A Boy Named Sue

    Well, my daddy left home when I was three,
    and he didn't leave much to Ma and me,
    just this old guitar and a bottle of booze.
    Now I don't blame him because he run and hid,

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    Johnny Cash was the right person to sing these lyrics. He made an interesting song from an awesome poem. Very entertaining. Love it!
    Jac. Judy A. Campbell

  8. 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.

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  10. Peace And Quiet

    • By Jonathan Mark Pina
    • Published: December 2015
    Poem About Not Wanting To Rest

    Turn it up please
    Can you make that
    A little louder?

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  11. 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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    The poem is absolutely cool. Man it has happened to me not more than a hundred times.

  12. 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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  13. Orange

    Nothing Rhymes with Orange

    Now see the beautiful sunset ore the ocean blue
    Fiery colors due abound of poems there are a few
    I wish that I could write one, about that perfect hue
    But nothing rhymes with Orange...

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    This orange poem has tickled my fancy. Let me give it a go...

    Porridge is a dreary word that always rhymes with orange.
    While strawberries and blueberries may make a soothing pair....

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