Poems That Make You Laugh

A collection of funny poems.


Lighting's omen.
Thunder's din.
The sky has lost its marbles!
May the tournament begin!


Short-horned colossus
It's perfectly obvious.
You're one part spindly legs,
Nine parts esophagus.

Lightning Bugs

In my backyard
They burn peepholes in the night
And take snapshots of my house.


How blissful to note --
How at childbirth
A world catche More

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Words: 11,690
Language: English
ISBN: 9781452359717
About Ernest Slyman

Ernest Slyman is an Appalachian poet, playwright and humorist who lives in NYC. He is wishful that his work exhibits a proper dose of hyperbole. A sense of ridicule, irony, and wryness and misadventures in wild metaphors, paradox, symbols, free associations, non-sequiturs, and sense of the ridiculous.


Wild Man Of Letters
Last night I dreamed I was Jack Kerouac, wild man of letters. The High Holy Lord of beat, A one-eyed Buddha of a boozed out beat generation, Cool courageous hip sex fiend, adulterer, cheat, The enigmatic freudian zealot hipster fool, The three-day wonder who lasted forever, Head full of Zen, and I could fly. A two-headed junky God Who drank down a bottle of rye

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