Limericks

Funny Limericks

A limerick is a short and fun five-line fun poem with a distinctive rhythm. The first, second and fifth lines are longer than the third and fourth lines. The rhyming pattern is AABBA. The longer A lines rhyme with each other and the shorter B lines rhyme with each other.

  • Line 1: 7-10 syllables A
  • Line 2: 7-10 syllables A
  • Line 3: 5-7 syllables B
  • Line 4: 5-7 syllables B
  • Line 5: 7-10 syllables A

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  1. Veteran's Day Limerick

    There are times that we want to forget
    Like when troubles and sadness we've met
    But this day in November
    We'll always remember

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  3. Tribute To Lou Costello

    There once was a man called Costello
    A silly Vaudevillian fellow
    He expired this day
    So this tribute we pay

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  4. Homework Limerick

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

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

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    • Rating 3.85
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    This is very funny and true. Nice poem. Keep it up!

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  6. A Fish Who Could Talk

    • By Elizabeth Trang
    • Published: May 2014

    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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    • Rating 3.74
  7. Happy Mother's Day Limerick

    There's a lady in each of our lives
    Who endured all the lows and the highs
    That her children went through
    Like the mumps or the flu

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    • Rating 3.70
  8. Happy Easter Limerick

    Easter weekend's a time when we feast
    On a turkey that's freshly deceased
    Or a slow roasted duck
    That has run out of pluck

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  10. 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 ...

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    • Rating 3.59
  11. The Man From Greece

    • By Skull
    • Published: July 2010

    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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  12. Semi-Relevant Quasi-Buddhist Non-Sequiter

    Accept that to suffer is life
    That done, you don't focus on strife
    The good - one enjoys
    The bad - background noise ...

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  13. Poems - What A Silly Thing

    • By Anonymous
    • Published: May 2014

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

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    • Rating 3.55

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