by The King

April is National Poetry Month! Poems and comics actually have a lot in common. Both poems and comics capture a moment or a mood and convey it in a neat, concise and meaningful way. In honor of National Poetry Month, Comics Kingdom has compiled this collection of comics featuring poetry.

1. Dan Piraro and “Bizarro” pay homage to Dr. Seuss

Bizarro, July 7, 2014
Bizarro, July 7, 2014

 2. Wanda in “Baby Blues” is feeling creative and writes a poem on what she personally knows.

Baby Blues, October 20, 2014
Baby Blues, October 20, 2014

 3. Earl in “Mutts” ponders the beauty of the changing seasons with a poem.

Mutts, September 22, 2014
Mutts, September 22, 2014

 4. Jill in “The Pajama Diaries” finds poetic inspiration in strange places.

 Pajama Diaries, June 23, 2014
Pajama Diaries, June 23, 2014

 5. A walk in the woods as seen by “Six Chix” cartoonist, Isabella Bannerman. 

Six Chix, April 15, 2013
Six Chix, April 15, 2013

 6. Middle age “rhyme time” with Susan, the lead character in “Between Friends.”

Between Friends, January 17, 2012
Between Friends, January 17, 2012

 7. Math and poetry meet in this “Rhymes With Orange” cartoon.

Rhymes with Orange, January 6, 2010
Rhymes with Orange, January 6, 2010

 8. Winter to Spring haiku.

Rhymes with Orange, January 11, 2006
Rhymes with Orange, January 11, 2006

 9. Data analytics can never take the place of true emotions.

Six Chix, April 13, 2015
Six Chix, April 13, 2015

 10. Poetry is an acquired appreciation by some folks.

Arctic Circle, May 27, 2014
Arctic Circle, May 27, 2014

 

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