A limerick is a five-line poem that is meant to be funny, nonsensical or silly. The first, second and fifth lines have the same number of syllabus and rhyme at the last words, while the third and fourth lines should mirr... More »

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A limerick is a humorous poem that contains five lines and a rhyming scheme of AABBA. The first, second and fifth lines are between seven and 10 syllables, and the third and fourth lines contain five to seven syllables. More »

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A limerick is a poem that consists of five lines made famous by Edward Lear. The limerick "Gerbil Remedies" reads: A creature of charm is the gerbil / Its diet's exclusively herbal; / It grazes all day / On bunches of ha... More »

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A limerick is a humorous poem that contains five lines and a rhyming scheme of AABBA. The first, second and fifth lines are between seven and 10 syllables, and the third and fourth lines contain five to seven syllables. More »

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A limerick is a poem that consists of five lines made famous by Edward Lear. The limerick "Gerbil Remedies" reads: A creature of charm is the gerbil / Its diet's exclusively herbal; / It grazes all day / On bunches of ha... More »

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Write a limerick by following the rhyming structure AABBA in a five-line poem. Choose a topic, and craft the poem so that the last words in lines one, two and five rhyme with each other, and the last words in lines three... More »

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One funny limerick is, "There was a young lady named Bright, Who traveled much faster than light. She set out one day, In a relative way, and came back the previous night." Other limericks include, "There was a young lad... More »

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