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 genre of poetry that contains five lines. They are characterized as having a strong cadence or beat. Limericks are often used in a humorous fashion. More »

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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Some of the more well known poems about hats include the 1867 poem "Coom, don on thy Bonnet an' Shawl" by Thomas Blackah, "The Crumpetty Tree" by Edward Lear, "The Death of the Hat" by Billy Collins and "The List of Famo... More »

A cinquain poem is a type of poetry containing five lines. Reverse, Mirror, Butterfly, Crown and Garland are all variations of the modern American cinquain. More »

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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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