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. 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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  3. 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.

  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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    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!

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  6. 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.

  7. 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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  8. 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!

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  10. Monkey In The Middle

    • By Sawyer Sewell
    • Published: October 2008

    There once was a monkey in a city's zoo,
    who dreamed of the outside sun.
    He did like hitting kids with poo,
    but he felt that that's been done....

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    Sawyer Sewell. This poem simplifies the struggles of modern day man globally.
    It's by random chance that I was illustrating the moral of this poem from another side of the world and I got...

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  11. 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.

  12. 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.

  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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    Yeah, it did. It's called a cliff hanger, so all in all they did have a proper ending. *shrug

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