32 Funny Birthday Poems

Sometimes during birthday parties people want to read out or add to a card funny birthday poems. Some write the poem themselves, some have someone else write it with a brief history of the person given for information, and others find a generic poem that was written by someone else. However the poem is written, if it relates to the birthday individual, that's all that matters.

We at have gathered some poems for you, some funny and some more of a blessing, hope they will be helpful. We also have how to write your own birthday rhymes and a few birthday jokes.

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  1. It's Your Birthday
    Once a year we all agree,
    That birthdays are meant to be fun.
    We eat your favourite food and dance to your favourite song,
    No time to act like a nun...Continue reading It's Your Birthday

  2. Sing a song of birthdays
    Full of fun and cheer
    And may you keep on having them
    For many a happy year.
    Author Unknown

  3. Here's a posy of flowers,
    And a basket too,
    With birthday greetings,
    All for you.
    Author Unknown

  4. As I Grow Old
    God keep my heart attuned to laughter,
    When youth is done;
    When all the days are gray days,
    Coming after the warmth, the sun.
    God keep me then from bitterness, from grieving,
    When life seems cold;
    God keep me always loving and believing,
    As I grow old.
    Author Unknown

  5. Grow Old Along With Me!!
    The best is yet to be,
    The last of life, for which the first was made:
    Our times are in his hands who saith,
    A whole I planned,Youth shows but half; trust God: see all, nor be afraid!
    Robert Browning

  6. Let Me Grow Lovely
    Let me grow lovely, growing old
    So many fine things do:
    Laces, and ivory, and gold,gold,
    And silks need not be new;
    And there is healing in old trees,
    Old streets a glamour hold;
    Why may not I, as well as these,
    Grow lovely, growing old?
    Karle Wilson Baker

  7. I remember, I remember
    The roses, red and white,
    The violets, and the lily-cups,
    Those flowers made of light!
    The lilacs, where the robin built,
    And where my brother set
    The laburmum on his birthday,-
    The tree is living yet.
    Thomas Hood

  8. Birthdays at any age are meant to be engaged

  9. Milestones
    Birthdays at any age are meant to be engaged,
    But a birthday twenty is worth a whole plenty.
    Twenty-five through thirty-five, toasts can be very wordy,
    Forty and forty-five, almost at fifty...More of Milestones here

  10. May the sun shine, all day long,
    Everything go right, and nothing wrong.
    May those you love bring love back to you,
    And may all the wishes you wish come true!
    Irish Blessing

  11. Never The Oldest
    Roses are red,
    Violets are blue,
    Don't go and sweat it,
    There's always someone older than you...Read the remainder of Never The Oldest

  12. What is age, but something to count?
    Some people fight it, like climbing a mount.
    I choose to live, with dignity and grace,
    And offer a drink, to all in this place.

  13. Birthday Fun
    Birthdays come and go,
    But one thing never leaves.
    The feeling that we get inside,
    Gifts make us feel like thieves...Continue reading the poem Birthday Fun

  14. Here's a birthday spanking,
    Sent you on a card, One, Two, Three,
    Put them right on hard, Four, Five, Six,
    One to live on, one to grow on, One to make you fat.
    Author Unknown

  15. Past And Future
    Fun for you and me,
    Birthdays are a blast from the past.
    A place where memories are made,
    And friends become members of your cast...Read more of Past And Future

  16. May the days of your birth, Never be measured by the span of your girth!

  17. Here's to your health.
    May the days of your birth,
    Never be measured by the span of your girth!

  18. Old
    Old age! Thou art a bitter pill
    For humankind to swallow;
    Fraught with full many a present ill,
    And fear of worse to follow...Keep reading Old

  19. Yes, I am ninety-one today;
    The world is just as bright and gay
    As when I was but "sweet sixteen,"
    And not so many years between!
    Mrs. C. K. Smith

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Happy Birthday Poems

    If you are looking for poems with a little less laughs and a little more sweet and celebratory, you will fine the poems below may be more of what you are looking for. Take a read through them and see if you can find the right one!

  1. My Seventy-Fifth Birthday
    Seventy-five years ; and where have they blown?
    Tell if you can where the summers are gone;
    The wings of Life and the ocean of Time
    Have floated them off as a rythmic rhyme...Continue Reading My Seventy-Fifth Birthday

  2. Greetings
    Youth is the time of buds and flowers
    Nurtured by sunshine and by showers,
    Age with its golden tinted leaves,
    Garners ripe fruit within its sheaves...Read more of Greetings

  3. His Eightieth Birthday
    I note the silver halo
    About the dear one's head,
    I note the voice so mellow
    In all that he has said...Continue reading His Eightieth Birthday

  4. Three Years Old
    Three little paces traveled, all on the grass of life.
    Pure from dust of the highway, safe from the heat of strife;
    Oh, for the feet unwearied, oh, for the unknown way.
    Pause we amid our gladness, lifting our hearts to pray...Read More Of Three Years Old

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Birthday Rhymes:

Writing the perfect birthday rhymes isn't the most easiest thing to do in the world, but is definitely obtainable. With just a little bit of guidance and helpful hints, you will be on your way to sending birthday wishes in the way of a well written poem.

Well the easiest poem to write that doesn't take much writing skills and you have the choice of making it rhyme or not would be an Acrostic Poem. This is a poem make out of the initials of the guest of honors name. You write the letters of the persons name vertically and use each letter as the start of a sentence. An example of an Acrostic Poem is this: (guest of honors name is Jane)

  1. Just incredibly kind and sweet!
    An all around great gal!
    Never nasty or negative.
    Example of someone who is loved!

If you are going to write this in a card or letter or use this in some handmade gift, you may want to bold or change the colour of the letters of the person's name like we did here. This names the name stand out a little more.

If you'd prefer to write a poem that does rhyme here are a few steps to get you started:

  • Consider person's characteristics and traits and jot down some to put in the poem

  • Find out what they love to do and pick a topic to write the poem about

  • Within that topic, find a funny story that will is not hurtful or personal

  • Find other poems that you can use as examples

  • Gather all your information and start writing your poem one line at a time

You may find using a rhyming dictionary to be a helpful resource. It is okay to get help from family and friends if you are having a hard time adding in a certain piece of information. They may have another though on how you can write it. Two heads are always better than one.

  1. Happy Birthday to Jane,
    Who lives down the lane.
    She's always out in her garden
    Picking the weeds and planting new trees.
    We just hope she takes time out for this party.
    We've done our very best.
    Not to make you wear a dress,
    So you don't have to change out of your overalls.
    We all know how Jane clothes,
    Never wanting to dress up for a party.
    So here we all are with a drink in our hand
    Let's all raise our glasses if we can,
    And sing happy birthday to Jane.

  2. Happy Birthday best friend,
    May this day be full of fun.
    Relax and do your fav's,
    Enjoy some fun in the sun.

  3. Its your birthday and you can cry if you want to, But why on earth would you want to do that!

  4. Its your birthday and you can cry if you want to,
    But why on earth would you want to do that!
    Its your birthday and no sadness for you!
    So let it all go and put on your happiness hat!

  5. Age is only a number,
    And if you don't feel your age,
    Your number is not worth talking about,
    No need to become enraged.

  6. Until Then
    On your birthday you will be spoiled,
    A day that is truly yours.
    Take it all in and soak up as much as you can,
    For tomorrow you will have to mature...Read the rest of Until Then

Birthday Jokes

If you are looking for other ways to get some laughs, try these birthday jokes.

  1. No body likes old age, especially when it comes with wrinkles, grey hair, and a big fat number placed on ever piece of ID you have.

  2. The older we get the harder it is to keep those pounds off. Its too bad we've aged so much, the pounds are starting to make us all look like we're pregnant again.

  3. Blowing out candles on our birthday cakes use to be fun when we were younger, but now that we've added so many candles, the firemen are threatening to have to put out our birthday cakes.

  4. Like life many things are mind over matter and with age, you really have to think it doesn't matter, otherwise you'll drive yourself crazy fighting fate.

  5. When asked if I mind being 'over the hill' I always answer, better than being buried under it!

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