Funny Poems by Roald Dahl

Roald Dahl is a famous name in short poems and stories written by him especially for children. Actually, Roald Dahl was a pilot fighter, but he had very soft heart. His good feelings for children make him popular among children of whole world thanks to its beautiful poems and stories. He was a British novelist, poet and story writer. His poems are much famous not only among children, but in adults as well. The key specialty of his poems is dark humor that amuses us, when we read them. When you will try to find some funny poems written by Roald Dahl at internet, you will find lots of sources and even official blog of Roald Dahl as a source provider. However, it is hard to read all these poems as many of them are quite long. Here, I have chosen some funniest paragraphs from the poems of Roald Dahl. So, just read them and make your time entertaining.     



1. A woman who my mother knows

Came in and took off all her clothes.

Said I, not being very old,

'By golly gosh, you must be cold!'

'No, no!' she cried. 'Indeed I'm not!

I'm feeling devilishly hot!'



2. I met a man with seven wives

Said he, 'I think it's much more fun

Than getting stuck with only one.' 



3. The most important thing we've learned, 

So far as children are concerned, 

Is never, NEVER, NEVER let 

Them near your television set -- 

Or better still, just don't install 

The idiotic thing at all. 



4. I guess you think you know this story.

You don't. The real one's much more gory.

The phoney one, the one you know,

Was cooked up years and years ago,

And made to sound all soft and sappy

just to keep the children happy.



5. This famous wicked little tale

Should never have been put on sale.

It is a mystery to me

Why loving parents cannot see

That this is actually a book

About a brazen little crook.



6. When little Snow-White's mother died,

The king, her father, up and cried,

'Oh, what a nuisance! What a life!

'Now I must find another wife!'

(It's never easy for a king

To find himself that sort of thing.)

He wrote to every magazine

And said, 'I'm looking for a Queen.

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