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Humor and Funny Poems

Humor and Funny Poems

Life isn't always serious, and neither is our poetry. These delightful poems are meant to tickle your funny bone and bring a chuckle into your day.

But please don't make the mistake of thinking funny is synonymous with unimportant. Humor, sometimes, is the best way to discover hidden Truth.

Humor and Funny Poems (1-45)

  • by Nancy Ness
    Our society has become very lazy and completely dependent upon the conveniences we have available to us today. And that ain't such a bad thing.
  • by Daniel James Burt
    Humor takes the edge off life, as this little piece based on forgiveness - Southern style - amply demonstrates.
  • by Nancy Ness
    Some jobs just never seem to be done. But have you ever really wondered why?
  • by Dee Martin
    Maybe the most frustrating part of growing old is that everyone else seems so darn young!
  • by Jaimie D. Travis
    When you look in the mirror, who do you see?
  • by Jilly
    When one addiction turns to another, surely the two must merge.
  • by Firefly
    They say that, over time, we become more an more like those closest to us. For some, that can be a scary thought.
  • by Todd-Michael St. Pierre
    Technology always seems to laugh at us - maybe it's time we laughed back!
  • by Nancy Ness
    Every parent has heard stories of the Empty Nest they inevitably must face. But there's another part of the story you might not have heard…
  • by Todd-Michael St. Pierre
    Family is important. Uh, unless you're only seven years old. Then it becomes a bit more dispensable.
  • by Carey Lenehan
    This is an hilarious tongue-in-cheek look from the perspective of an imperfect woman in a seemingly perfect (and TALL) world.
  • by Laura Kelly
    Do you remember your Wedding Day? Was it a bit like this?

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Humor and Funny Poems continued

  • by Nancy Ness
    Just when we think it's time to take some time for ourselves, it seems there's never enough time.
  • by Nancy Ness
    Priorities are often just a matter of proper rationalizations.
  • by Tim Chambers
    Adventure can mean many different things to different people. But that makes them no less an adventure…
  • by Rosebud
    This poet has a very refreshing way of expressing those very common words, "I don't want to..."
  • by Tim Chambers
    Mix a toothache and wit with alliteration and rhyme, and you have an ideal recipe for laughter.
  • by Alastair Adamson
    Any poet who can write a wonderfully entertaining poem about a "girdle" is truly talented...
  • by Alex
    Maybe O Henry should have written poetry…
  • by Faye Jones
    To everything there is a season. Trouble is, we never get all those "everything's" when we really need them.
  • by Debbie Ledet
    Revenge is best served cold, and this poem is very cold. And, too, very very funny.
  • by Veronica Ann Cech
    Creative writing isn't easy. Especially when we have a Muse with a sense of humor.
  • by Alastair Adamson
    What to BE? What NOT to BE? Is THAT the question? This wonderfully humorous poet explores every option...
  • by Pauline Hamblin
    We all have expectations, but the four seasons don't always cooperate.
  • by Pauline Hamblin
    Humor doesn't necessarily preclude depth of meaning…
  • by Fred Hobbs
    This hilarious poem, based on a true story, shows that the surfing the Internet can have dire consequences for some.
  • by Pauline Hamblin
    Sometimes, things just never go quite right…
  • by James Bowie
    Coffee is a drug. And we all know what drugs can do to a perfectly good, poetic mind?
  • by James Bowie
    Could this tale be true? Or is it just a very funny invention of a very strange mind?
  • by Nancy Ness
    This hilarious poem will almost certainly cause a certain Doctor of children's verse to roll over in his grave. And probably laugh, too.
  • by Nancy Ness
    Blonde is not a hair color. It's a state of mind. Sometimes, a very funny state of mind!
  • by Nancy Ness
    New cars are so much fun. Well, most of the time…
  • by Alastair Adamson
    Childhood fears, fantasy, reality, and a really good chuckle throughout.
  • by Alastair Adamson
    This one almost went into our Stories category, because that's what it is. Ah, but the story is just so hilarious…
  • by Alastair Adamson
    All writers must rewrite. Wouldn't it be wonderful if we could revise our lives as easily? As you read this, the words in parenthesis are (changes) revisions made along the way…
  • by Allison Jane
    This is a delightful look at something we maybe take just a bit too seriously at times…
  • by Holly Horn
    Sometimes a poem doesn't "quite" end the way the writer expects…
  • by Lotis Fargo
    Poets always like to play with words, but for some people the play can be very confusing…
  • by Alastair Adamson
    This poem could be called cute or funny, but like so many humorous verses in this category, it contains more than a germ of Truth.
  • by Melissa Vincent
    Perhaps the fantasies of young women aren't really so different from those of young men?
  • by Ted Reynolds
    A poet learns to look critically at many things - even the dichotomy of his own life. And a talented poet can even do it with a touch of humor…
  • by Alastair Adamson
    This delightful, sometimes hilarious, poem explores an all too often occurrence in Life.
  • by Poet deVine
    Only a talented and observant poetess could find such wonderful Truth in the mundane…
  • by Samana
    Ready for a laugh? Just remember - there's often Truth hidden in the folds of humor…
  • by Jason Silverthorne
    Have you ever had a bad day? You're going to love this riotous warning to the world-at-large. You might want to have this one printed on cards, so you can pass it out. On the appropriate day, of course.

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