FUNNY / SILLY POEMS
This disgusting (sorry!) list poem includes lots of moments of alliteration, but is too disgusting a topic for my daughter to allow me to read aloud! For some reason, she thinks that I’m immature!
Apologies for those of you who came looking for a deep and meaningful poem; this is not the one!
This is the ultimate poem to demonstrate alliteration for kids with an enormous amount of alliteration and assonance in it, as well as the use of word play as a punchline. It is part of a trilogy of poems which include consonance, language styles in performance poems, letter poems and word play.
These are a couple of creatively silly Humpty Dumpty alternative poems that are firm favourites with the children in my Fun With Poetry assemblies. There is a token gesture of hyperbole used as humour, but otherwise they are just funny poems! Humpty Dumpty sat on my knee Humpty Dumpty had a great wee
This short silly poem is written with rhyme and rhythm, but I can say no more than that!
This poem is intended to be placed somewhere in the home, identifying that place as somewhere to speak freely and openly about the things we find it hard to discuss. My hope is that it will encourage the development of a feeling of safety, openness and honesty within families, so that feelings aren’t left buried […]
Coming in 2014 The Donkey’s Christmas is written from the perspective of the poor, humble donkey who feels so un-noticed and unloved. It is a 25 minute nativity play written entirely in rhyme and rhythm, making it simple and fun for children to perform. The script: is carried by a rhyming narration and includes lots […]
This Christmas shape poem (In the shape of a Christmas tree) was purpose written to be used as a performance poem at the end of my rhyming Christmas nativity play “The Simplest Nativity Play Ever”
Christian Poetry This Christian inspirational metaphor poem uses the analogy of a recipe flavouring life with the ‘Summer Fruits of Love’ The days when life is flavoured With the summer fruits of love, Should gratefully be savoured With the grace of God above. The recipe’s protected but Its secret is to share With […]
This free verse poem is full of word play, metaphors and strong verbs. I usually prefer to write with rhyme and rhythm but this is one of those occasions when I felt that free verse would be better as it gave so much freedom to play with words that have two different meanings.