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Funny Poetry

We have featured below the most famous funny poetry by the most celebrated Poets covering both Classic and Modern funny poetry ensuring that your search for the online funny poetry of your choice will be successful. Click any link to go to the section dedicated to your chosen funny poem.

A Noiseless Patient Spider - Funny poetry by Walt Whitman
A Song from the Suds - Funny rhyme by Louisa May Alcott
Afternoon in School - The Last Lesson - Funny poetry by D. H. Lawrence

Beautiful Soup - Funny poetry by Lewis Carroll

Daddy Fell into the Pond - Funny poetry by Alfred Noyes

Faithless Sally Brown - Funny poetry by Thomas Hood
Fifteen men on the Dead Man's Chest - Funny poem by Robert Louis Stevenson
From The Canterbury Tales - Funny poetry by Geoffrey Chaucer

Gus - The Theatre Cat - Funny poetry by T S Eliot

How doth the little crocodile... - Funny poetry by Lewis Carroll
How pleasant to know Mr. Lear - Funny poem by Edward Lear

Jabberwocky - Funny poetry by Lewis Carroll
Jeanie With The Light Brown Hair - Funny rhyme and song lyric by Stephen Foster

Macavity - The Mystery Cat - Funny poetry by T S Eliot

Oh Susana! - Funny song lyrics by Stephen Foster
Our Little Ghost - Funny poetry by Louisa May Alcott

'Song of the Shirt' - Funny poetry by Thomas Hood
Sestina Of The Tramp a Royal poem by Rudyard Kipling
Stellas Birthday - Funny poetry by Jonathan Swift
Sweeney among the Nightingales - Funny poetry by T S Eliot

The Jumblies - Funny poem by Edward Lear
The Old Gumbie Cat - Funny poetry by T S Eliot
The Owl and the Pussy Cat - Funny poetry by Edward Lear
The Rock and the Bubble - Funny poetry by Louisa May Alcott
The Song of Quoodle - Funny poetry by G.K.Chesterton
The Spider and the Fly - Funny Children's poem by Mary Howitt
The Walrus and the Carpenter - Funny poetry by Lewis Carroll
To a Louse - Funny poetry by Robert Burns
To a Mouse - Funny poetry by Robert Burns

Wine and Water - Funny poetry by G.K.Chesterton

   Funny Poetry

There are so many wonderful poems to choose from it is difficult to know where to make a start! We have therefore devised a Top 20 List of our favourite poems. It was an extremely difficult task and obviously our choice, in the end, was based on personal preferences! We hope that the list will provide our readers with as much pleasure that these famous verses have given to us. A good knowledge of these famous verses will provide all students and children with a good grounding of the subject. Each poet has a different style of writing making expert use of the English language. We have been asked on many occasions which is our favourite poem. Impossible! Writing styles, subject matter and even childhood memories influence choices, so we gave up and endeavoured to, at least, compile a list of our top twenty famous and favourite poems! The first line of the famous verse has been included to jog the memory! Please refer to the Index for the Top 20 list! We can, however give examples of some amusing verses from a selection of the most popular funny poems. We just had to start with " Daddy Fell into the pond!", the famous Funny Poem by Alfred Noyes, purely because its very title makes us laugh!

Famous Funny Poem by Alfred Noyes

Everyone grumbled. The sky was grey.
We had nothing to do and nothing to say.
We were nearing the end of a dismal day,
And then there seemed to be nothing beyond,
Daddy fell into the pond!

And everyone's face grew merry and bright,
And Timothy danced for sheer delight.
"Give me the camera, quick, oh quick!
He's crawling out of the duckweed!" Click!

Then the gardener suddenly slapped his knee,
And doubled up, shaking silently,
And the ducks all quacked as if they were daft,
And it sounded as if the old drake laughed.
Oh, there wasn't a thing that didn't respond
Daddy Fell into the pond!

Famous Funny Poem by Jonathan Swift

Stella this day is thirty-four, 
(We shan't dispute a year or more:) 
However, Stella, be not troubled, 
Although thy size and years are doubled, 
Since first I saw thee at sixteen, 
The brightest virgin on the green; 
So little is thy form declin'd; 
Made up so largely in thy mind. 

Oh, would it please the gods to split 
Thy beauty, size, and years, and wit; 
No age could furnish out a pair 
Of nymphs so graceful, wise, and fair; 
With half the lustre of your eyes, 
With half your wit, your years, and size. 
And then, before it grew too late, 
How should I beg of gentle Fate, 
(That either nymph might have her swain,) 
To split my worship too in twain

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