A limerick is a form of poetry in five-line, predominantly anapestic meter with a
strict rhyme scheme (AABBA), which is sometimes obscene with humorous intent.
A limerick is a humorous poem consisting of five lines. The first, second, and fifth
lines must have seven to ten syllables while rhyming and having the same ...
Limerick expert Don Marquis identified three types of limericks: "limericks to be
told when ladies are present; limericks to be told when ladies are absent but ...
A limerick is often a funny poem with a strong beat. Limericks are very light
hearted poems and can sometimes be utter nonsense. They are great for kids to
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 ...
To help you get started writing limericks, here's some helpful information about
writing limericks. To begin, a limerick is a funny little poem containing five lines.
How to write a limerick. This guide makes it easy! Clear explanations, plus poem
starters to give you creative writing ideas. Also check out our step-by-step guide ...
If a couplet were a two-line rhymed poem, then a triplet would be a three-line
rhymed poem. • Limericks are nonsense verse. • They have five lines. • They
This lesson reviews closed-form poetry, specifically focusing on limericks. The
limerick is defined and the structure is explained. Examples are...
THE STRUCTURE OF A LIMERICK. Limericks are short poems of five lines
having rhyme structure AABBA. It is officially described as a form of 'anapestic ...