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85 poetry jokes and hilarious poetry puns to laugh out loud. Read jokes about poetry that are clean and suitable for kids and friends.

Do you need a break from bad slam poetry, prose, or scripts? Then read through these hilarious poetry jokes to temporarily escape the literary world and lighten up your day. With jokes inspired by Vincent Van Gogh and other classic poets, you'll have more than enough reasons to laugh and smile!

Funniest Poetry Short Jokes

Short poetry jokes and puns are one of the best ways to have fun with word play in English. The poetry humour may include short poems jokes also.

  1. Edgar Allen Poe is about to walk into a tree and you only have enough time to say one word before he hits it. What should you say to him? Poetry!
  2. What hangs at a man's thigh and wants to poke the hole that it's often poked before? A key!
    This is one of the oldest jokes ever recorded. It was found in a 10th century book of Anglo Saxon poetry.
  3. I'm considering taking a position to translate old Mongolian poetry The job has its prose and Khans
  4. Why shouldn't you study French philosophy before Roman poetry? Because that would be putting Descarte before the Horace.
  5. I'm considering taking a position translating old Mongolian poetry. The jobs has its prose and Khans.
    Happy cake day to me!
  6. I'm starting a club that discusses the good and bad parts of poetry in prison. It's called "Prose and Cons"
  7. My best mate's dyslexic and one of our teachers suggested he try poetry He's made 3 vases so far
  8. I started a poetry club at the prison I work at. It's great for the inmates, but does mean I have to stay late with no extra pay It's got prose and cons.
  9. Recently I've started teaching a poetry class in a maximum security prison. It's a tough job but I enjoy it. It really has it's prose and cons.
  10. I have been weighing the pros and cons about reading poetry to prisoners. Pros: prose
    Cons: cons

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Poetry One Liners

Which poetry one liners are funny enough to crack down and make fun with poetry? I can suggest the ones about poets and wrote poem.

  1. What do you say to warn Edgar Allen Poe about the tree he's about to walk into? Poetry!
  2. Why was the prison poetry slam cancelled? There were more cons than prose
  3. I have started teaching a poetry class at my local jail It's called prose and cons
  4. What's the winter solstice's favorite way to express itself? "Light" poetry.
  5. I've started running poetry nights at the local prison. It has its prose and cons
  6. What do you call someone who writes poetry for their dead lover? A necromantic.
  7. I wrote down what I thought about mongolian poetry It has its prose and its Khans
  8. Roses are gray Violets are gray
    I'm color blind
    And not very good at poetry
  9. Does Zuckerberg like poetry? Yes, he's never met-a-verse he didn't like.
  10. Roses Are Red Roses are red,
    I like Darth Vader.
    Poetry is hard,
    calculator.
  11. Why can't you read cat poetry to children? Because it's all purr-verse.
  12. Why are programmers so good at poetry? Well, all words rhyme in binary.
  13. What would you call an ogre who can write and recite poetry?? Shrekspeare!!!
  14. Why can't you read cat poetry to children? It's all purr-verse.
  15. I like to edit my poetry while driving backwards. I call it reverse.

Slam Poetry Jokes

Here is a list of funny slam poetry jokes and even better slam poetry puns that will make you laugh with friends.

  • What do you call a reptile that goes to a poetry slam? A snapping turtle.
  • Apple started selling slam poetry books. Quran suddenly become popular in the west.

Bad Poetry Jokes

Here is a list of funny bad poetry jokes and even better bad poetry puns that will make you laugh with friends.

  • Best love poem Roses are red, violets are blue, I'm bad at poetry, date me
Poetry joke, Best love poem

Poetry joke, Best love poem

Happy Poetry Jokes for a Lighthearted Night with Friends

What funny jokes about poetry you can tell and make people laugh? An example I can give is a clean literature jokes that will for sure put a smile on everyones mouth and help you make poetry pranks.

They told me I would never be good at poetry because I am dyslexic, but I proved them all wrong:

So far I have made three j**... and a vase.

National Poetry Contest - Timbuktu

For the record, this is not my joke. I heard somebody tell it then found it online.
" The National Poetry Contest had come down to two semifinalists: a Yale graduate and a r**... from Wyoming. They were given a word, then allowed two minutes to study the word and come up with a poem that contained the word. The word they were given was "Timbuktu".
First to recite his poem was the Yale graduate. He stepped to the microphone and said:
Slowly across the desert sand
Trekked a lonely caravan.
Men on camels, two by two
Destination---Timbuktu.
The crowd went crazy! No way could the r**... top that, they thought. The r**... calmly made his way to the microphone and recited:
Me and Tim a-huntin went,
Met three w**... in a pop up tent.
They was three, and we was two,
So I bucked one, and Timbuktu.
The r**... won hands down!

I took a poetry class at an all-girls school

It was called Girls Gone Wilde.

There once was a gasman named Peter...

Who, one day while reading the meter
Used a match for a light
He blew out of sight
And as anyone who knows anything about poetry will tell you, he also ruined the meter.

A little advice on poetry.....

If you don't know if you like a poem or not just perform the ex lax test. See if it moves you

Chipotle Haiku

This chipotle is having a poetry contest for some reason. Here's my haiku:
Eating chipotle.
They messed up my order... Again
I will die alone

What happened to the performer who read poetry to terminally ill patients?

He suffered an elegiac reaction.

Two men were chatting in a bar

"So what do you do?"
"I write"
"Oh, poetry or prose?"
"Neither, I write cartoons"
"Why's that?"
"No rhyme or reason"

I've decided to teach postcolonial theory instead of seventeenth-century poetry.

Because, you know, easier Said than Donne.

I run a rehabilitation program where we get prison inmates to write poetry to help them cope with their emotions.

I call it:
Prose and Cons

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

It was poetry in lotion

Telling your parents your a philosophy major is like reading them poetry

They snap

My pet horse has started writing poetry.

Edgar Allan Poe-ny

What do you get when you cross Edgar Allen Poe and an oak?

A sturdy poetry.

What do you call a financially unstable law enforcement officer that writes dark poetry and literature?

A po popo Poe

Poverty is poetry to me...

Mainly because I'm dyslexic.

Poetry contest

A r**... 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 r**... does not have a chance. Then the r**... goes.
Me and Tim a'huntin' went,
Found some w**... in a pop up tent.
They was three and we was two
So I bucked one and Timbuktu!

Marshall taught his students poetry, painting and scultping...

He called the course Mixed Marshall Arts.

I dumped a girl because she wouldn't let me read poetry.

Prose before h**....

You only have enough time to say one word to Edgar Allan Poe who is about to walk into a tree. What do you say?

Poetry!

Why did Popeye lose the final round of the poetry competition?

He couldn't stanza no more

What do you call the head judge of a poetry competition?

The poetic justice.

A dyslexic friend of mine thought it might help his condition if he joined a poetry club.

He hasn't come out with any poems yet, but he's made some pretty nice j**... and vases and stuff.

Bathroom Poetry

This little throne I call my own
I aim to keep it neat
So drain your soul, pee down the hole
And not upon the seat

What did Spiderman say at the poetry jam?

I don't feel so good.

When I'm on the toilet I like to compose rhyming couplets

It's poetry in motion

Poetry!

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.

My teacher told me I'd never be good at poetry because I'm dyslexic.

But so far I've made three j**... and a vase and they're lovely.

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."

They told me I wouldn't be any good at poetry because I was dyslexic

But so far I've made 3 j**... and a vase and they're lovely

My dyslexic support group held a slam poetry competition

Doug got first with a great piece about racial tensions in America.
Anna got second with a touching monologue about women's rights.
I got third by smashing an urn.

Did you hear about the book of poetry that the Black Eyed Peas are publishing?

It's written in Will.I.Ambic Pentameter

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."

They said i couldn't be good at poetry because i'm dyslexic.

But so far I've made 3 j**... and a vase and they are lovely.

World's oldest joke found in a 10th century book of anglo-saxon poetry :

What hangs at a man's thigh and wants to poke the hole that's it's often poked before?
A key....

There was a firefighter who always recited a poetry verse before extinguishing a blaze.

He was a real prose before hose kinda guy.

I prefer to read poetry in braille for some reason.

I just really feel the words a lot more.

I was told I'll never be good at poetry because I'm dyslexic.

But so far I've made 3 j**... and a vase and they are lovely.

They told me I would not be any good at poetry because I am dyslexic.

But now i make the most beautiful vases.

They told me I wouldn't be good at poetry because I'm dyslexic

But so far I've made 3 j**... and a vase

I was told, I would never be good at poetry, since I'm dyslexic…

But so far I've made 3 j**... and a vase… and they look very nice, if you ask me.

Poetry joke, I was told, I would never be good at poetry, since I'm dyslexic…

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