Short Funny Poems

Short Funny Poems

Short and Cute Poems

The short poem is more challenging to write than a longer poem. It seeks to make every word count and mean exactly what is intended. A short poem has the added benefit of getting the message of poem through to the reader in a succinct way. There are many traditional styles of humorous short poems. The challenge is in getting your words into the proper number of syllables in each stanza. These poems have a technical element to them that contrast with the free flowing poems that are more common today.

8 Short Funny Poems - Short Poems for Kids and Adults

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  1. 1. Missing


    • By Anne Scott
    • Published by Family Friend Poems May 2014 with permission of the Author.

    I've hunted near, I've hunted far
    I even looked inside my car.
    I've lost my glasses, I'm in need,
    To have them now so I can read.

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    Woah! This is a funny poem and I can relate to it. I've misplaced my glasses too, more times than I care to remember and when I eventually find them, I'd be like "Would you believe this?"....

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  3. 2. A Word To Husbands

    Famous Poem

    To keep your marriage brimming
    With love in the loving cup,
    Whenever you're wrong, admit it;
    Whenever you're right, shut up.

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    • Rating 4.21
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    Interesting. Years ago for our children I made this little rule. They had to periodically repeat it after me.

    When you're wrong, admit it.
    When you're right, shut up.

    I'm an avid...

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  5. 3. The People Upstairs

    Famous Poem

    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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    • Stories 2
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    • Votes 1377
    • Rating 4.18
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    This poem combines humor and a serious message. It stresses the necessity to live without being disturbed by noisy neighbors. I faced the problem for a long time.

  6. 4. I Didn't Go To Church Today

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    I didn't go to church today,
    I trust the Lord to understand.
    The surf was swirling blue and white,
    The children swirling on the sand.

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    • Stories 0
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    • Favorited 7
    • Votes 384
    • Rating 3.91
  7. 5. Statistics

    • By Peter Sellers
    • Published by Family Friend Poems May 2014 with permission of the Author.

    Having had just a bit too much wine
    the statistician opted to recline
    head in the Frigidaire
    feet out in the hot air

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    • Votes 184
    • Rating 3.33
  8. 6. Doggy Heaven

    • By Larry Huggins
    • Published by Family Friend Poems May 2014 with permission of the Author.

    All doggies go to heaven (or so I've been told).
    They run and play along the streets of gold.
    Why is heaven such a doggie-delight?
    Why, because there's not a single cat in sight!

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    It is nice. It describes humans as dogs, and obstacles, problems, etc. as cats (simply means heaven is peaceful).

  9. 7. The Man In The Jar

    • By Irwin Mercer
    • Published by Family Friend Poems September 2014 with permission of the Author.

    I once knew a man who lived in a jar.
    For a stranger sight you'd have to go far.
    I asked him once why he lived in a jar.
    He grimaced and said, how bizarre you are.

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    • Votes 2605
    • Rating 3.98
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    I LOVE strangeness, the bizarre, the absurd... thus, this is right up my bowling alley!

  10. 8. Tinkle, Tinkle Little Car

    • By Cecilia L. Goodbody
    • Published by Family Friend Poems October 2008 with permission of the Author.

    Tinkle, Tinkle little car
    How I wonder what you are.

    Leaking oil every day

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    • Stories 6
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    • Rating 3.87
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    This is funny. I like it. The best part is I can sing it to my sister because she won't know the difference between Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star and Twinkle, Twinkle Little Car.

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