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

    • By Brian A. Bendall
    • Published: February 28, 2018
    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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    It's always okay to stay young forever. I wish that we could so nothing could change. It would be neat to experience life standing still for us.

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  6. Working From Home

    • By Phil J. Johnson
    • Published: June 29, 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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  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 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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  10. 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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  11. Tide, A Family Choice

    My whites were dark and dingy
    My colors failing fast,
    Giving up was coming close
    My mom said "Tide will past."...

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  12. 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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  13. Taxi Taxi

    • By Misty Elizabeth Bennett
    • Published: May 2014
    Poem About Trouble Hailing a Taxi

    I put my thumb up to hail a cab,
    but they never stop and it drives me mad!
    I've lived in this City for a very long time,
    Yellow is always crossing my mind....

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