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

Humorous Limerick Poems

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  1. When I'm Old

    • By Michael Holding
    • Published: July 2015

    When I'm old and mankey,
    I'll never use a hanky.
    I'll wee on plants
    and soil my pants

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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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    Featured Shared Story

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

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  6. 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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  7. Limericks

    There was an Old Man with a beard,
    Who said, 'It is just as I feared!
    Two Owls and a Hen,
    Four Larks and a Wren,

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    Featured Shared Story

    Those birds will just nest anywhere! Of course they need to build a home for their young-uns. Our dad told us a story that when he was young he would help gather the clothes off the clothes...

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  8. 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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  10. 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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    • Rating 3.62
  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. 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 3.56
  13. 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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    • Votes 176
    • Rating 3.55

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