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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 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,
And I nearly died from great shock.

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  • by Neil
  • Published: 5/5/2014
Rest in Peace Dudley Moore

The actor we called Dudley Moore
Was a guy we all came to adore
With his charm and his cuteness
And comic astuteness
He left all his fans wanting more

In East London wee Dudley …

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Having had just a bit too much wine
the statistician opted to recline
head in the Frigidaire
feet out in the hot air
On the average he was feeling fine

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  • by Neil
  • Published: 5/5/2014
Tribute To Lou Costello

Lou Costello

There once was a man called Costello
A silly Vaudevillian fellow
He expired this day
So this tribute we pay
To a man who was shaped like a cello

He quit high …

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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,
Thinking up ludicrous writing.

There once was a grumpy dog,
Who ate …

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  • by Skull
  • Published: 7/19/2010
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
then fell into a vat of grease

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  • by Kathlene Bouzek
  • Published: 1/28/2009
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
and reminds me of a sinking ship

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  • by Parker Wiest
  • Published: 3/12/2009
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
People try to see them in the great night …

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  • by Sarah
  • Published: 4/11/2011
Laila's Dream Job

there once was a girl named laila
who wanted to become a sailor,
her brother con
said she was wrong
so instead she became an tailor

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