Eugene Field is perhaps the perfect poet for Take Your Poet to School Week. It was the schoolchildren of St. Louis who saved his house from demolition.
Poetry, music, and cowpunchers took the stage for “A Cowboy’s Night in old Texas.” Megan Willome wore her red boots.
“You Are Here” by Leon Stokesbury combines new poems and previously published poems to provide insight, emotion, and even humor.
Bill Watterson’s characters shed light on the creative imagination of a child. But the beloved comic strip is also quite poetic. Here are 10 great Calvin & Hobbes poems.
Chesterton started a rumor about a mysterious silence created by poets about cheese. Our list of Top 10 Cheese Poems says Chesterton was full of havarti.
The simple structure of haiku lends itself to a lot of witty potential. Join us for our Hilarious Haiku poetry prompt, write a funny haiku and share it!
Celebrate those unforgettable occasions with all the characters that make up a family. Join us for Funniest Family Gatherings. Share a poem & a few laughs.
Join us for a few giggles and smiles while you explore the Photo Play contributions from our community. Be inspired and share your poetry with us.
It’s not just the sound of a laugh that makes us giggle along, sometimes it’s also what we see. Join us! It’s time for a little Photo Play with laughter.
We’ve rounded up the funniest songs ever, to keep your holidays light (even hilarious). From rock to pop, opera to country, we’ve got the best funny songs!
Poet Billy Collins read from his new volume, “Aimless Love, ” in St. Louis County, Missouri on Nov. 1; more than 800 people came for an intimate evening.
Aaron Belz, often associated with the New York School, has a new collection of poems, “Glitter Bomb.” And it is a fun collection to read.
Outrageous stories can be found within a ballad’s rhyme. We think a little nonsense is good for the child in all of us. Be a part of our silly poetry prompt
“Collected Poems” by Ron Padgett covers more than 50 years of work, summing up a life lived in the creation of poetry.
Join us while we explore the funny and sometimes cringe-worthy moments of our past. It promises to be the cheesiest poetry prompt yet.
The top 100 FedEx Small Business contest winners are in. And they are looking marvelously poetic. (Amusement at no extra charge.)
Plan a poetry date with a friend, sibling, co-worker, lover. Choose a poet, a venue, a snack or a drink, and read to each other. Today’s date: Tolkien!
Cats have a long history that can be plumbed and poeticized—from Egypt to China, Greece to Japan.