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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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  • by Anonymous
  • Published: 5/5/2014
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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  • Rating: 3.59

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  • by Elizabeth Trang
  • Published: 5/5/2014
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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  • Votes 175
  • Rating: 3.55
  • by Skull
  • Published: Jul 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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  • Rating: 3.47
  • by Kathlene Bouzek
  • Published: Jan 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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  • Rating: 3.35
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Statistics

Having had just a bit too much wine
the statistician opted to recline
head in the Frigidaire
feet out in the hot air…

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  • Votes 21
  • Rating: 3.29
  • by Parker Wiest
  • Published: Mar 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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  • Votes 264
  • Rating: 3.26
  • by Sarah
  • Published: Apr 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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  • Votes 91
  • Rating: 3.24

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