Category Archives: Humor

A Poem by Jack Prelutsky on His Birthday

Jack Prelutsky was born September 8, 1940, in Brooklyn, NY. American poet and singer-songwriter, most often writing for children, he has published over 50 poetry collections. Before becoming a writer, he worked odd jobs including driving a cab, moving furniture, … Continue reading

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Why We Oppose Votes for Men – a Poem from 1915

Alice Duer Miller (1874-1942) was born on July 28, 1874, in Staten Island, New York. She was an American poet, novelist, screenwriter, satirist, and feminist. The New York Tribune published a series of her wonderful satirical poems lambasting the objections … Continue reading

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He Tells Her that the Earth is Flat

There are a growing number of people who give the same weight to opinions as they do to facts. And some of them can’t even see any difference between them. It’s disturbing, and dangerous, but also absurd, as Wendy Cope … Continue reading

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HAPPY FATHER’S DAY 2021

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G.K. Chesterton’s Birthday

May 29, 1874 – G.K. Chesterton born, English author, playwright, critic, poet, and philosopher; noted for his Father Brown mystery series. Chesterton attempted to break the poetic silence on the subject of cheese with a sonnet. I don’t find it to be … Continue reading

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Always Marry an April Girl

Ogden Nash (1902-1971) American humorous light verse poet who wrote well over 500 poems, one of the best- known and liked U.S. poets.  He was born in Rye, NY, but his family moved frequently because of his father’s import-export business. … Continue reading

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A Poem for Chopsticks Day

David Booth lives in Toronto, Ontario, and is a Professor Emeritus at OISE/University of Toronto. A bestselling author and renowned educator, he has written many poetry anthologies for young people, including ‘Til All the Stars have Fallen and Dr. Knickerbocker and Other Rhymes, … Continue reading

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HAPPY FATHER’S DAY

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HAPPY FATHER’S DAY

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Maybe There ARE Poems About Everything

The 11th of June is Corn-on-the-Cob Day Alexandre Nodopaka (1940 – ) was born in Ukraine. He is an author and artist who studied at the Ecole des Beaux Arts in Casablanca, Morocco. Nodopaka now lives and works in the … Continue reading

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