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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  1. 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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  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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  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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. My Foolish Dog

    • By Kathlene Bouzek
    • Published: January 2009

    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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