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.

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  1. Missing

    • By Anne Scott
    • Published: May 2014
    Funny Situations

    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. Tinkle, Tinkle Little Car

    • By Cecilia L. Goodbody
    • Published: October 2008

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

    Leaking oil every day...

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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.

  4. Doggy Heaven

    • By Larry Huggins
    • Published: May 2014

    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).

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  6. The Man In The Jar

    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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    I LOVE strangeness, the bizarre, the absurd... thus, this is right up my bowling alley!

  7. When I'm Old

    • By Michael Holding
    • Published: July 2015

    When I'm old and mankey,
    I'll never use a hanky.
    I'll wee on plants
    and soil my pants

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  8. Descending Trousers

    • By Diana Laura
    • Published: June 2011

    Oh, dear,
    Oh, my gosh,
    I hope that no one saw,
    I wish that I could laugh,...

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    Funny poem! Kind of like when I thought my school shirt was undone!

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  10. Rain And Wind

    • By Trevor West
    • Published: March 2010

    Raindrops on this page
    Wind blows my paper away
    Oh crap! I need that...

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    • Rating 3.54
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    This was simply hilarious...never thought a mere 3 lines could make me laugh this hard!

  11. Belly Button Magic

    • By Richard Leavesley
    • Published: May 2014
    The Mystery Of A Belly Button

    Oh my beloved belly button.
    The squidgy ring in my midriff mutton.
    Your mystery is such tricky stuff:
    Why are you so full of fluff?

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    Very weird. Makes me think of my brothers writing poems, which is scary to think about.

  12. Horrendous Haiku

    • By E.Gutierrez
    • Published: June 2017

    Creating Haiku
    Is harder than it appears
    This may take a while.

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    This is a really funny poem considering that it is a Haiku about how creating Haiku is hard.

  13. I Didn't Go To Church Today

    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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