Books tagged: humorous verse

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A Quizzical Verse: Limericks Comic and Not
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,130. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2010. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Everyone knows about limericks--five short lines packed with twists and turns, comic rhymes, frequent tongue-twisters, and a rollicking meter that just won’t quit. In this book you will find nearly seventy limericks ranging from limericks about limericks, to limericks that explore oddly distorted views of history, to limericks that play with the frequent conundrums presented by English spelling.
Movies in Haiku
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,050. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
You've seen the two hour movie...now get the full movie experience in seventeen syllables! Almost 400 movies done in Japanese haiku! Several genres are covered including comedy, western, sci-fi, classic, and even the worst movies ever made! You'll laugh...you'll cry...you'll wonder where this book has been all your life!
A Packet of Dreams
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 91,650. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
27 short prose pieces, 2 novelettes and a one-act play provide a feast for all who love mysteries, romance, fantasy, humor and suspense. The novelettes are thrillers, set in Egypt. 2 essays won awards for Best Humor, while another 2 are drawn from the author's own encounters as an apprentice writing contest judge. The author himself is now Chief Judge for 3 of America's leading literary events.
If you like to laugh, volume one
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,100. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
There are 30 poems, most with unusual (often startling) themes in this first volume of the "If you like to laugh" series. The size of the verses range from one stanza to several "pages", appropriate for any age, from middle school reader to senior citizen. These are, I believe, quality verses, unlike anything you may have read before. The humor depends on irony, reversals, and absurdity.
Aardvarks in the Clouds and Other Flights of Fancy: 55 Humorous Poems
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,450. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
All the poems in this anthology are new. Reid believes that humorous verse should have a cheeky look about it that adds to the fun. He just loves to play around with words, but he knows when to restrain himself and just pen a rollicking but straightforward narrative. He has even re-worked a few traditional nursery rhymes and given them new faces. A delightful mixture of both long and short poems!
The Pithesaurus
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Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 7,240. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » New age philosophy
In the tradition of the fortune cookie and Bartlett's Quotations comes an original collection of over 700 supposedly pithy, sage, humorous morsels of deep thought. It is the perfect pre-packaged ingredient list for a better life, mind, and spirit in today's hectic self absorbed age. Enlightenment was never more portable. Scroll, read, and enjoy a migraine.
Sand between the toes
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,300. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » U.K. Poetry
A collection of my mother's poems (romantic, nostalgic and humorous) set in two areas of britain (the midlands and tyneside) between 1939-1995
The Corgi Games - Illustrated Doggerel
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,800. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Olympics
Of course, the Queen's Jubilee AND the London Olympics in the same year begs for combination - hence - The Corgi Games - in which Welsh Corgi dogs engage in various forms of sport (including sack racing) in their usual stylish and winning way. In rhyme. Natch.
The Murder at Muffet's Place and Other Poetic Parodies
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 15,010. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2013 by Defiant Publishing LLC. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Poetry blogger Will Shakespeare unleashes his first poetry collection on an unsuspecting public! This humorous collection is a blend of his favorite parodies and funny poems from his blog, Will Shakespeare for Hire, and new never-before-seen material.
The Exercist: A Not-So-Divine Comedy about Health & Fitness in Devilishly Clever Verse
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,860. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2014 by Defiant Publishing LLC. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Poetry blogger Will Shakespeare is at it again with a parody of Dante's "Divine Comedy"! When an overweight guy's family forces him to go see an Exercist (a specialist who gets rid of demons by working 'em hard at the gym) to get rid of his demon pal Sloth, neither the Exercist nor the demon is very cooperative... until our guy comes up with his own plan for dealing with BOTH problems.