A further miscellany of humorous poetry by Paul Curtis, English author and Poet in Residence at Peculiar Poetry. If you've beginning to wonder what differentiates a humorous from a funny poem, it's a certain cerebral quality, a hint of absurdity and a bit of pot luck.
A funny poem which combines pantomime with pathos.
A short, thought-provoking poem with an underlying Darwinian message.
A funny poem about one of the most dangerous predatory creatures known to man...
An narrative poem about cruising and sex, which is a good deal less dirty than this introduction would suggest.
The Iranian justice system is well known for its amputative approach to the rehabilitation of offenders...
A poem that's quicker to read than explain.
Luvvies are somewhat precious and oftenrather camp classical actors who...
A rather brutal poem for a rather unfortunate lady. Its language conjures up a plethora of amusing images to give the impression of a voice quite beyond the control of its singer.
The poem harks back to the 'good old days', when innocent mischief ruled, while damning the state of today's youth in a detached and whimsical manner.
Flying the flag for the forces of chaos and disorder, while turning conventional wisdom on its head.