Funny Short Poems for Kids

Enjoy these funny short poems, with more to come! They're short. They're snappy, and they're a whole lot of fun. Our first poem is about Frederick Dow, who has an unusual best friend. 

Purple Cow, Funny short poem by Denise Rodgers on ClassroomPoems.com.

PURPLE COW
Have you heard of Frederick Dow

whose best friend was a purple cow?

They’d moo and sing. Make noise? And how!

That moo-ving, grooving Frederick Dow.

Poem and Art by Denise Rodgers

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Funny Short Poem #2

Our second funny short poem is about Carla Jean. She loves to make a mess, but has a hard time with getting clean. 

Dirty girl cartoon. CARLA JEAN, a funny short poem by Denise Rodgers on ClassroomPoems.com.

CARLA JEAN
Have you heard of Carla Jean?

Frightened of the wash machine,

never gets her clothes quite clean.

Musty, crusty Carla Jean.

Poem and Art by Denise Rodgers
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Funny Short Poem #3

This third funny short poem is about Sparky, a guy who just likes reaching new heights, just about every day.

Boy on mountain cartoon. SPARKY BROWN, a funny short poem by Denise Rodgers on ClassroomPoems.com.

SPARKY BROWN
Have you heard of Sparky Brown

who likes to climb, but won’t come down?

Up so high he can’t be found.

Heighty, flighty Sparky Brown.

Poem and Art by Denise Rodgers
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Funny Short Poem #4

Next on the funny short poem hit parade is shoeless Pete, who has a problem with both his shoes, and his nose!

Toeless shoes cartoon. STINKY PETE a funny short poem by Denise Rodgers on ClassroomPoems.com.

SHOELESS PETE
Have you heard of Shoeless Pete

whose shoes don’t fit on his small feet?

Too bad his toes don’t smell so sweet.

Dinky, stinky Shoeless Pete.

Poem and Art by Denise Rodgers
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Funny Short Poem #4

The fifth and last funny short poem on this page is about Anxious Murray. We're all an anxious Murray now and then... But it's so nice not to be that way all the time!

Anxious man cartoon. ANXIOUS MURRAY, a funny short poem by Denise Rodgers on ClassroomPoems.com.

ANXIOUS MURRAY
Have you heard of anxious Murray?

Likes to brood and pout and worry.

Always in a dreadful hurry.

Tearful, fearful, worried Murray.

Poem and Art by Denise Rodgers
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