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Red Sox Rhymes

by Dick Flavin William Morrow (July 14, 2015)

From the voice of Fenway Park comes a collection of sixty-four humorous and nostalgic poems celebrating the Boston Red Sox.

A commonwealth institution and popular local television personality who is also the...


How Did I Get to Be Forty

by Judith Viorst Simon & Schuster (October 21, 2014)

And so you’ve reached that time in life when you’re stating to pick investments over adventure, clean over scenic, comfortable over intense; when, even though in your heart of hearts you’re only seventeen,...


Forever Fifty

by Judith Viorst Simon & Schuster (October 21, 2014)

Judith Viorst is known and loved by readers of all ages, for children's books such as Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day; nonfiction titles, including the bestseller Necessary Losses;...


It's Hard to Be Hip Over Thirty

by Judith Viorst Simon & Schuster (October 21, 2014)

Bringing together some of the best of Judith Viorst’s witty and perceptive poetry—and featuring the illustrations from the original edition by John Alcorn—Viorst explores the all-too-true ironies and absurdities...


Go de Rass to Sleep: (A Jamaican Translation)

by Adam Mansbach, Ricardo Cortés, Kwame Dawes & Kellie Magnus Akashic Books (May 19, 2014)

A Jamaican patois translation of the worldwide best-selling phenomenon.


The Humorous Verse of Lewis Carroll

by Lewis Carroll Dover Publications (June 04, 2013)

Verse, puzzles, "The Hunting of the Snark," acrostics, poems from larger works — largest collection of Carroll verse in print. 130 illustrations by Tenniel, Carroll, others.


The Complete Nonsense of Edward Lear

by Edward Lear Dover Publications (November 05, 2012)

Every line of every nonsense book written by the celebrated humorist and author of "The Owl and the Pussycat." Illustrated by more than 500 of Lear's quirky drawings.


Egghead: Or, You Can't Survive on Ideas Alone

by Bo Burnham Grand Central Publishing (October 01, 2013)

A strange and charming collection of hilariously absurd poetry, writing, and illustration from one of today's most popular young comedians...

EGGHEAD: Or, You Can't Survive on Ideas Alone

Bo Burnham was a precocious...


There Was a Young Man from Nantucket

by Ronald Stanza Skyhorse (May 01, 2012)

Here now is a steamy collection

 Of limericks rare. Each selection

 Will run for five lines, 

Contain marvelous rhymes— 

Detailing sex acts of subtle complexion. 

Some readers may think that it’s crude 

To...


Easy Math

by Lauren Shapiro & Marie Howe Sarabande Books (June 01, 2013)

Pop culture gets the James Tate treatment in poems that offer a gimlet eye to the disappointments of the world.


Irish Proverbs

by Laurence Flanagan Gill Books (August 03, 2001)

There are millions of Irish proverbs, old and new, and Laurence Flanagan has made a wide-ranging collection of these proverbs, some well known, some obscure, and has provided both Irish and English text for...


Dead Funny – The Little Book of Irish Grave Humour

by Allen Foster Gill Books (November 05, 2010)

Allen Foster lives in on a farm in Enfield, Co Meath. When not tending to his cattle or walking his beloved dogs he finds the time to be a freelance journalist and researcher. He is the author of eight other...


Just Where You Left It... and Other Poems

by David Roche Unbound (August 24, 2017)

Just Where You Left It... and other Poems is a collection of humorous poetry about how to survive school, parents and everything else that's unfair in life.

From David Roche come these simple and charming rhymes...


Raising a Smile for Northern Ireland Children's Hospice

by Brian Boone's Bailie & Bowen Bailie & eBookIt.com (February 21, 2013)

Raising a Smile is so worthwhile,

(And took us ages to compile),

Lots of cartoons, stories and rhymes

(And lots of local grammatical crimes).

So buy this book, it's parful funny,

And you'll help to raise some money...


Rom Com

by Dina Del Bucchia & Daniel Zomparelli Talonbooks (December 16, 2015)

At precisely the cultural moment you were hoping for, a dream team of smart, sexy, brunette, West Coast poets of Italian descent has passionately co-authored an intelligent collection of poetry that both celebrates...


Meeting the Tormentors in Safeway

by Alexandra Oliver Biblioasis (September 30, 2013)

A CANADIAN POETRY BOOK OF THE YEAR, THE NATIONAL POST

WINNER OF THE PAT LOWTHER MEMORIAL AWARD

“Alexandra Oliver has many arrows in her quiver—all of them sharpened to a fine point. This is an excellent and...


The Quotable Stoner

by Holden Blunts Adams Media (June 18, 2011)

"I love my FedEx guy 'cause he's a drug dealer and he don't even know it . . . and he's always on time."

--Mitch Hedberg

Talking about weed? It never gets old. There's just a whole lot to be said. And in this...


The Quotable Intellectual

by Peter Archer Adams Media (June 18, 2010)

Have you ever wanted to be an intellectual, without all that tedious work of getting an advanced college degree? Here’s your shortcut to the world of the well read. Just open this collection of 1,417 quotations...


The Lesbian Sex Haiku Book (with Cats!)

by Anna Pulley & Kelsey Beyer Flatiron Books (April 19, 2016)

Lesbian sex has been confounding people since the dawn of time. What is it that two women do together exactly? The Lesbian Sex Haiku Book (with Cats!) is a humorous guide to lesbian sex, dating rituals, and...


Rowdy Rhymes and Rec-im-itations

by Vincent Caprani Gill Books (September 09, 2011)

Vincent Caprani's Rowdy Rhymes... was first published in the 1980s and established itself as a cult classic. It is a book of pomes (not poems) and bawdy verse. That's bawdy, not smutty.


Short Back and Sides: Tales From an Irish Barber Shop

by Peter Quinn Gill Books (August 19, 2011)

There is something about barber shop conversations that sets them apart from the usual small talk. These exchanges are enjoyed on both sides of the chair. Here is a range of stories from funny to eye opening....


Unexpectedly Eighty

by Judith Viorst Simon & Schuster (October 05, 2010)

Judith Viorst returns with more poems in her “Decades” poetry series detailing the highs and lows of being an octogenarian. Continuing the comedic insight from I’m Too Young to be Seventy, these verses...


I'm Too Young To Be Seventy

by Judith Viorst Simon & Schuster (November 01, 2007)

The beloved author of Forever Fifty and Suddenly Sixty tackles the ins and outs of becoming a septuagenarian with wry good humor. Fans of Viorst’s funny, touching, and wise decades poems will love these verses...


Suddenly Sixty

by Judith Viorst Simon & Schuster (February 21, 2001)

Judith Viorst is known and loved by readers of all ages, for children’s books such as Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day; nonfiction titles, including the bestseller Necessary Losses...


Quarter Life Poetry: Poems for the Young, Broke and Hangry

by Samantha Jayne Grand Central Publishing (April 05, 2016)

The creator of the popular Quarter Life Poetry Tumblr and Instagram tackles real-life truths of work, money, sex, and many other 20-something challenges in this laugh-out-loud collection of poetry.

Samantha Jayne...


Hillary Clinton Haiku: Her Rise to Power, Syllable by Syllable, Pantsuit by Pantsuit

by Vera G. Shaw Twelve (October 27, 2015)

An illustrated parody marrying America's favorite pantsuit-wearing politician with an ancient poetic form.The poetic form of the haiku is pretty old, widely known, and occasionally kinda funny. In these ways...