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.
The third and fourth lines are usually...
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 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 ...
Edward Lear was considered to be the father of limericks. This is one of the very
good examples of limerick poems, following its typical format with first, second ...
Limerick Poems, writing a limerick is a true challenge. Writing a funny Limerick is
even harder. Read Limericks Examples. A limerick is a five-line witty poem with ...
Limerick Poems. Examples of limerick poetry. Read limerick poems. View a list of
poems in the Limerick form and see a definition.
The next poem is the first known example of a limerick starting with the line “
There once was a man from Nantucket.” It was published in 1902 in a humor ...
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Some old-fashion, good, clean fun limericks. ... The man who is credited with
inventing the limerick is named Edward Lear (1812-1888) ..... Here's an example:
To begin, a limerick is a funny little poem containing five lines. ... could be “night”
and “fright” in the first example or “dock” and “rock” in the second example.