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 Crazy Flu

    Humorous Poem About The Flu

    There once was a girl named Sue.
    She came down with the case of the flu.
    She let out a sigh,
    "My temperature is high,

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  3. How High's The Snowfall, Mama?

    Funny Poem About Dealing With A Huge Snowfall

    How high's the snowfall, Mama?
    "One foot high and rising!"

    I'll eat my food and watch the game.

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  4. The Neighbour's Dog

    Barking Dogs And Their Consequences

    Our street was once a peaceful place
    Kids played and you could jog
    But our tranquil life was shattered
    When the neighbour got a dog.

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    I enjoy writing poetry about real events and real people. The "Bazza" who's featured in many of my poems is a quirky character whose fondness for the practical joke often gets him into...

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  6. The Ballad Of Daylight Savings Time

    What's with this Daylight Savings Time?
    It steals our sleeping, snoozing time
    Roll out of bed and take a breath
    And feel like microwaved-reheated death

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    Daylight saving can either be a blessing or a curse. Thanks for the laugh. Australia is currently enjoying summer daylight saving time. Loved the verse.

  7. 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.

  8. My Wife, The Math Whiz

    My dear wife studies Calculus.
    She says it's fun; I think she's nuts.
    She's solving x and y and z.
    I struggle with just 1, 2, 3.

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  10. The Pig

    In England once there lived a big
    And wonderfully clever pig.
    To everybody it was plain
    That Piggy had a massive brain.

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  11. 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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    I really enjoy this poem. It reminds me of my childhood. When I was little, I loved this story. Thank you for writing this poem!

  12. Little Red Riding Hood And The Wolf

    As soon as Wolf began to feel
    That he would like a decent meal,
    He went and knocked on Grandma's door.
    When Grandma opened it, she saw

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    This is like the second time Riding Hood shot a wolf. These poems are making her crazy dangerous.

  13. 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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    I love Roald Dahl. He never fails to make me laugh. Another side to a story you could never imagine.

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