The Best 51 Poet Jokes

Following is our collection of funny Poet jokes. There are some poet inverse jokes no one knows (to tell your friends) and to make you laugh out loud.

Take your time to read those puns and riddles where you ask a question with answers, or where the setup is the punchline. We hope you will find these poet playwright puns funny enough to tell and make people laugh.

Top 10 of the Funniest Poet Jokes and Puns

What do you call bread baked by a poet?


I'm a poet, and I just don't...

...think I've reached my full potential.

What's the best about a poet in a prison?

Oh you know, it has it's prose and cons.

Badum Tish.

It's my first here, be gentle.

Poet joke, What's the best about a poet in a prison?

A limerick about limericks

There was a young poet from Japan

Whose limericks did not easily scan

When asked why this was,

He said, "It's because

IAlwaysTryToFitAsManySyllablesInTheLastLineAsEverIPossibly can."

Did you hear about the retarded poet?

His work has been described as *savant-garde.*

How does a backward poet write?


I took a poetry class at an all-girls school

It was called Girls Gone Wilde.

Poet joke, I took a poetry class at an all-girls school

Poetic Justice


I find you guilty.
You are sentenced to ten years,
Take him away boys.

Prosecutor mutters, "Poetic Justice"

First Insta-Slam poet

What do you get when you cross a mafia don with a modern poet?

An offer you can't understand.

So I am a poet and a novelist challenges me to a fight...

So I say "Come at me, prose"

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What do you call someone who has neither rhyme nor reason?

An unreasonable and unskilled poet.

A poet and a logician were found dead earlier this week.

They say the killer had no rhyme or reason.

There Once Was A Poet Named Bates,

His poems weren't always first rate,

His first lines weren't bad, but the problem he had,

Was that he always tried to put too many syllables into the last line.

An archeologist found a tampon.

An archeologist found a tampon.
He wondered what period it was from.

(Not my joke! Credit to Shane Koyczan's poet friend)

I also wrote a poem, too, too

I feel.

You feel.

He feels.

She feels.

They feel.

We feel.

I know I'm not a great poet, but I've been told this is very touching.

Poet joke, I also wrote a poem, too, too

Why were some people not allowed in to the Poet College?

Because they were bard.

What did the poet with hemorrhoids say?

I'm stuffin the puffin back into my muffin.

Why did the lady poet go to the doctor?

She had a Yeats Inflection

I heard a rumor that a certain 17th century metaphysical poet was cheap...

But who wants to tip a waitress who insists, before one has even finished the appetizer, that he must be Donne.

I'm a Poet...

and I didn't even realise until just then.

Did you hear about the poet who liked to dip his work in moisturiser?

It was poetry in lotion

What do you call a tribal poet?


Have you heard about the vampire turned poet?

He went from _bat_ ... to __verse__!

Who is the most poetic videogame character?

Sonnet the Hedgehog

What do you call a prehistoric poet?

Shake Spear

A young man was in love with two women and could not decide which of them to marry.

Finally he went to a marriage counselor. When asked to describe his two loves, he noted that one was a great poet and the other made delicious pancakes.

"Oh" said the counselor, "I see what the problem is. You can't decide whether to marry for batter or verse."

There once was a poet named Stan...

...whose limericks never would scan.
When told this was so,
He'd reply, "yes, I know,
But you see, the thing is, I seem to have gone and gotten myself into this really rather ridiculous habit recently of always trying to cram as many completely unnecessary additional syllables into the last line as I possibly can!"

Why was the beat poet arrested?

He was accused of cesura harassment.

A man meets a girl in a bar

The man says to the girl "every time you smile it makes me want to take you home"

The girl replies "Your words are beautiful, are you a poet?"

The man replies "No I am a dentist"

Poetry contest

A redneck and a Harvard graduate are in a poetry contest where they have to come up with a poem that has the word Timbuktu in it. The Harvard graduate goes first.

Amongst the desert sands
Away ride the caravans
Camels leaving, two by two
Destination: Timbuktu

The audience applauds, thinking that the redneck does not have a chance. Then the redneck goes.

Me and Tim a'huntin' went,
Found some whores in a pop up tent.
They was three and we was two
So I bucked one and Timbuktu!

A racist poet

Would probably be part of

The Haiku Klux Klan

Al Gore was a programmer and moreover, a poet

All his poems are now called AlGoreRhythms.

What does the poet do when he's frustrated with his fellow student?

Shakes peer.

What do you call an Australian male colouring articles of clothing while reading a poem by popular English poet Percy Shelley?


Did you hear about the poet who persisted, even though he was terrible?

He just couldn't refrain.

In his later years Bruce Wayne retired and became a famous poet

Apparently, he went from bat to verse.

What do you call a poet with a cold?

An illiterate.


What you say when Edgar Allen is about to run into a tree.

Actor Hugh Laurie was so fond of the works of Samuel Beckett that he once devoured an entire anthology of his poetry.

Hugh felt that he deserved to be a poet Laurie ate.

Went to a poetry event for people who are tired of reading "The Raven."

It was an Ex-Poe Expo.

Did you hear about the cheesemonger who developed narcolepsy and became a poet?

He went from gouda to bed to verse.

What did the English poet say about Steve Irwin?

Ozyman lives as Ozymandias.

Poetry and Short Stories

"I'm afraid I've caught poetry."

"Oh, really? Well, don't worry, sir. I used to... suffer from short stories."

"Really? When?"

"Oh, once upon a time."

How do poets say hello to each other?

Hey, have we metaphor?

I'm a poet and I know it

I dug, you dug, he dug, she dug, we all dug.

It's not a great poem, but it's deep.

A joke by Mirza Ghalib (renowned Urdu / Persian poet) translated into English

Not sure if the humor is lost in translation but I found it hilarious. Anyway here goes:

I got drunk under the influence of love and told her that she's my Goddess;

I immediately sobered up when she told me that Goddesses are worshipped by many.

There was a poetry competition final with two contestants, a university student and an old country man.

They each had 20 seconds to come up with a poem about Timbuktu.

The student goes first and says " Across the desert sands, crossed a lonely caravan, men on camels two by two, destination Timbuktu."

The crowd goes wild cheering for the poem.

The old country man then goes, "Tim and I off hunting went, found some girls in a pop up tent, they were three and we were two and I buck one and Tim buck two."

How do poets say hello?

*"Hey, haven't we metaphor?"*

There Once Was A Poet Named Bates,

There Once Was A Poet Named Bates,

His poems weren't always first rate,

His first lines weren't bad, but the problem he had,

Was that he always tried to put too many syllables into the last line.

There was a young poet called Dinesh

There was a young poet called Dinesh

Who could start but never quite finish

He began so ambitiously

Continued deliciously

Then stopped

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