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. 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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  3. 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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    Very nicely described and also the way it became funny was absolutely fantastic.

  4. 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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    My class read this poem together. My grade 7 students say that they still read books even thought its 2019. Some of them do prefer Fortnite over books, but they did enjoy this poem because it...

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  6. 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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  7. What A Life!

    • By Tessa
    • Published: February 2011

    I once applied for a life online
    Sadly however, I was declined
    They told me I was not eligible
    So I wrote them a letter to complain...

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    Amazing! "I guess I'll have to re-apply." That line says it all. Very often...almost every day, such thoughts come in my mind. I find this poem very close to my own reality. Nice work, poet!

  8. 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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  10. Just Another Year

    Old Age And Birthdays

    The years are taking their toll.
    Another birthday has now arrived.
    People you meet say you're still looking young.
    With a smile, you wink and say, "Nice try."

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  11. 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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  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 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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