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. 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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  3. 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.

  4. 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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    I like this poem because it is contrary to what is normal, as the pig tries to eat the farmer instead of the other way around and it shows the power of humans over all other living things....

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  6. 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.

  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. 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.

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  10. 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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  11. 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.

  12. Growing Old

    A Humorous Take On Our Efforts To Appear Young

    They said I was an "old fart"
    But I hardly think that's true
    My boobs were done in '75
    But my teeth and knees are new.

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  13. 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

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