Limericks

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A limerick is a five-line witty poem with a distinctive rhythm. The first, second and fifth lines, the longer lines, rhyme. The third and fourth shorter lines rhyme. (AABBA)

This five line poem also follows a syllable count.
Line 1: 7-10 syllables
Line 2: 7-10 syllables
Line 3: 5-7 syllables
Line 4: 5-7 syllables
Line 5: 7-10 syllables

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Limerick About Dislike Of Homework
  • By Alyssa Tyler Ashely Lily Skylar Emily
  • Published: May 2015
Homework Limerick

Why do we have homework after school?
This is so stupid and uncool.
I so want to cry
I want to deny

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  • By Elizabeth Trang
  • Published: May 2014
A Fish Who Could Talk

There once was a fish who could talk.
He wanted to learn how to walk.
He got out from the sea,
Fell right onto me,...

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  • By Anonymous
  • Published: May 2014
Poems - What A Silly Thing

Poems, what a silly thing.
They're meaningless and boring,
Pointless and rhyme.
Who wastes their time,...

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  • By Skull
  • Published: July 2010
The Man From Greece

There once was a man from Greece
He was incredibly obese
He rolled round the world
crushing all boys and girls...

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  • By Kathlene Bouzek
  • Published: January 2009
My Foolish Dog

My dog is quite hip
Except when he takes a dip
He looks like a fool
when he jumps in the pool...

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Cute poem about your dog. Keep writing, it's a fun poem. Reminds me of my dearly departed dog who was quite the character.

  • By Parker Wiest
  • Published: March 2009
A Dragon

A dragon flies through the night sky
Not to be seen by a mortals eye
They fly so high not to be seen
Whoever can see one has eyes that are keen...

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  • By Sarah
  • Published: April 2011
Laila's Dream Job

there once was a girl named laila
who wanted to become a sailor,
her brother con
said she was wrong ...

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