Funny Life Poems

There may be two people who have been dealt the same cards in life. Two individuals with all the same life circumstances. One is miserable, stressed out, and looks twenty years older than he is. The other is the happiest guy you could ever meet and looks twenty years younger than he is. How can this be? The answer is that it is not our life circumstances that make life difficult rather it is the attitude that we view our lives with. Those who are capable of seeing the humor in life and take life lightly will be able to do the best with the circumstances they have been given.

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  1. Television

    The most important thing we've learned,
    So far as children are concerned,
    Is never, NEVER, NEVER let
    Them near your television set --

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  3. Kid Stuff

    Reminiscing On Childhood

    Many, many years ago
    When I was just a kid,
    And I had just began to grow,
    There's stuff I had and did.

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  4. I'm Not Really 60

    • By Ms M J Hill
    • Published: March 2014
    Poem About Turning 60 Years Old

    That's not my age; it's just not true.
    My heart is young; the time just flew.
    I'm staring at this strange old face,
    And someone else is in my place!

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    I think getting old really is that scary for you to pen this down, but dear, it is the best thing in life. Embrace it because you are blessed.

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  6. I Am Not Old

    Funny Poem About Refusing To Age

    My eyes are fine; they are just printing words small.
    I just use a walking stick to seem stately and tall.

    Nothing is wrong with my sense of smell.

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  7. If Four Is A Party This Is A Parade

    • By James Guerin
    • Published: May 2014
    Poem About Multiple Personalities

    I have one too many personalities,
    I don't know which one is really me,
    So if I'm nice at first, and then I'm mean,
    You just met Sally, and then met Steve.

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  8. The Eve Before Christmas

    • By Linda J. Doucett
    • Published: June 2017
    Last Minute Christmas Shopping

    'Twas the eve before Christmas.
    I left it too late.
    The shelves are all bare.
    Oh, why did I wait?

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  10. The People Upstairs

    The people upstairs all practise ballet
    Their living room is a bowling alley
    Their bedroom is full of conducted tours.
    Their radio is louder than yours,

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  11. Working From Home

    • By Phil J. Johnson
    • Published: June 2017

    The grass needs cutting,
    I must mend the gate.
    I'm expecting a parcel,
    I hope it's not late.

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  12. A Geezer's Gripings

    Getting Older Is SO HARD!

    I'm getting older, nature deems.
    I'm coming apart at the seams.
    The things that never hurt before
    Now multiply, make more and more.

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  13. The Mirror

    Poem On Getting Older

    My mirror is broken, or at least it seems to be,
    for today I discovered an old man staring back at me.

    The face I recognized,

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    As we get older, we look back and realize that age gradually snuck up on us. Once we take the time to look in the mirror, it is a startled realization about the facts we must face. This poem...

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