Limerick Poems | Definition and Examples of Limerick Poetry

Limerick Poems. Below are new examples of limerick poems. There are links to short, long, best, and famous poems too. See a definition with format, rules, and structure of modern examples of limerick poems. This list of recently posted poems in the limerick form of poetry enables you to learn how to write a limerick.

Example and Definition of Limerick

A limerick is a type of poem which follows a distinct rhyming scheme. This type of poem is usually humorous and witty and follows the AABBA rhyming scheme. This rhyme scheme dictates that the first, the second, and the fifth lines rhyme, where the third and fourth lines follow a different rhyme. Limerick poems are often...Read More

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Categories: anxiety, celebration, character, silly
Premium MemberWHAT YOU GONNA DO
by James Edward Lee Sr.
If a cat got your tongue
And deer's are chewing gum
Yeah! and when pigs fly
Monkey see monkey do
Why? then do onions make you cry
What you gonna...

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Categories: engagement, food
Premium MemberHamburger Have It Your Way
by James Edward Lee Sr.
Hamburger Have It Your Way

Once I like hamburgers but I;
I do not like potato fries;
Cooked two quarter pounds balls of beef;
Stack processed cheese slices with...

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Categories: allegory, analogy
Survive Until Five Five Five Five
by James Horn
Survive Until Five Five Five Five

Hope my poetry writing will survive
Until I finally arrive at five five five five
Had  surveyed,
Was dismayed;
Then killed each poem...

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Categories: allegory, analogy
Starting and Beginning To See
by James Horn
Starting and Beginning To See

Am starting and beginning to see,
Glad it had been you and not me;
My coffee  perk,
While you work,
And rested and better...

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Categories: allegory, analogy
Gallant Gazebo
by James Horn
Great Things Grow In Gazebo

In gallant  gazebo great  things grow;
Like my curiosity which you do know;
Do ameliorate;
Not  humiliate;
To Trump brain caused a...

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Categories: allegory, analogy
Horn Haiku and Point of View
by James Horn
So what should I say
Words went away anyway
For Another day.

How is that for Horn haiku,
Along with his point of view.

...

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Categories: fun
Premium MemberEating Customers
by Jack Ellison


A sign at an outdoor restaurant I found was a wee bit barbaric
“Tables for eating customers only” soon the townsfolk would perish
Much the same as...

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Categories: appreciation
Premium MemberHelping Wee Critters
by Jack Ellison


Being a wildlife doc must be a rewarding occupation
Saving helpless wee critters in life threatening situations
Takes a special heart
True kindness they impart
Sleeping at night, they...

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Categories: old
Premium MemberA Facsimily
by Jack Ellison


Got a fax at work, no one had ever seen one before
We all stared at it, poked it with a stick, threw it on the...

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Categories: surreal
Premium MemberFertile
by Jack Ellison


Found out I was colorblind, it came right out of the purple
Maybe a bit off color, that's a color of a different turtle
How weird is...

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Categories: silly
Premium MemberVery Literal
by Jack Ellison


Very happy with my new fridge magnet
Up to now twelve fridges it did attract
Now that's very literal
Should explain it to all
You see... oh never mind,...

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Categories: allegory, analogy
What Trump Said Should Record
by James Horn
What Trump Said Should Record

Prayed for a great idea from my Lord;
When Trump talks you  should record;
Whatever he said,
Until dead in bed,
Always will be...

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Categories: allegory, analogy
Tempo and Style
by James Horn
Tempo and Style

Tempo sure seems to be related to style;
See many sites after traveling each mile;
Up did speed;
Took the lead;
More poems am aware you can...

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Categories: allegory, analogy
Sorted and Escorted Then Deported
by James Horn
Sorted and Escorted Then Deported

Illegal immigrants all were sorted,
Out and they had been  escorted,
Had occurred;
Crying heard,
Then did end up being deported.

So sad seeing a...

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Categories: fun
Trump
by carlos trevino
There once was a fellow named Trump
Who everone knew he had quite a rump
He came into power and sat on a tower
And everyone knew he...

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Categories: allegory, analogy
Fallacy and Palsy
by James Horn
Fallacy and Palsy

May be many  errors in Trump's policy,
In them we have often found a fallacy;
A big  scare,
And not fair;
Shipping out  someone...

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Categories: allegory, analogy
Steps Trump Took
by James Horn
Steps Trump Took

Each step Trump  took was  set aside;
Some were washed away at high tide;
Had a new  fad,
Which was bad,
And permanent his...

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Categories: allegory, analogy
Trump A Sadist
by James Horn
Trump A Sadist

While reading this one that is the latest;
Not only is astounding but the greatest;
Do check menu;
Write  continue;
Some even have said Trump is...

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Categories: allegory, analogy
Genitallia on an Azalia
by James Horn
Genitallia on an Azalia

Remember taking a cruise to Australia;
And I did  forget to bring my genetalia;
Gently put down;
Without a sound;
Were found lying on a...

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Categories: allegory, analogy
Response To Question About Trump
by James Horn
Response To Question About Trump

Whole place up I sure hate to stink,
But about Trump what do you think?
Approach holistic;
We went ballistic;
So flush him down hole...

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Categories: humor
Premium MemberThrough Their Socks
by Jack Ellison


If your child's growing up right through their socks
Be not alarmed, the trend will eventually stop
Else there's really no telling
The size of a dwelling 
You'd...

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Categories: humorous
Premium MemberAdrenaline Is Brown
by Jack Ellison


Adrenaline is brown as excess speed demonstrates
An uncontrollable release of breakfast at an accelerated rate
Don't mean to be gross
But this is pretty close
An enormous expulsion...

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Categories: truth
Premium MemberStanding In A Garage
by Jack Ellison


Going to church on Sunday doesn't make you a Christian
Any more than standing in a garage make you a piston
This made me cackle
Like a happy...

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Categories: abuse
Premium MemberStill Fits Into Her Prom Dress
by Jack Ellison


My wife gave birth 3 times, still fits into her prom dress
Don't fit into my trousers from last March, kinda depressed
What's her damn secret
Only eats...

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Categories: humor
Premium MemberTried Leaping Through Trees
by Jack Ellison


Tried leaping from branch to branch like monkeys do
Not a great idea, will leave it to those guys in the zoo
We have different equipment
Requires total...

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Categories: allegory, analogy
Reading My Catechism
by James Horn
Reading My Catechism

Remember reading my catacism,
And problems regarding rascism;
Am  apprehensive,
And also sensative;
Definately is causing cynacism.

Jim Horn

God bless Martin Luther King.
Was his name originally Michael?
...

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Categories: allegory, analogy
For Carolyn Who We Miss
by James Horn
For Carolyn Who We Miss

Wish from you I could hear;
In St. James would be near;
Do survive,
Remain alive,
And for you do shed a tear.

Jim Horn

She is...

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Categories: allegory, analogy
More of My Combined Poems
by James Horn
More of My Combined Poems

Use language of who you want to appeal to;
Will never be me but might or may be you;
Same old song;
Am not...

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Categories: sad
Premium MemberFRAMED FOR FAME
by Kim Rodrigues
FRAMED FOR FAME

There once was a boy — His father was “Blue.”
Classmates hated him, down the stairs he flew.
Billy Moon with his girlie hair.
He really...

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Categories: fishing, humorous, irony, jobs,
Premium MemberWHAT IRONY - A REAL FISHERMAN'S TALE
by JAN ALLISON




He wanted to go and catch scallops
gets into a boat called a shallops*
He didn’t look at the time
And had committed a crime
It’s into the court...

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Categories: body, humorous, new year
Premium MemberNEW YEAR'S RESOLUTION DEVOLUTION
by JAN ALLISON



Sue’s given up picking her nose
And wiping the slime on her clothes
But what she does more
Is what I abhor…
She’s eating the fluff from her toes!

15th...

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Categories: fate
Premium MemberNow An Old Fart
by Jack Ellison


Taught son Scottie everything he knows
Now teaching me, it's a totally new show
Was a star in times past
Things move ahead fast
Now an old fart, my...

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Categories: nostalgia
Premium MemberA Child Of The Thirties
by Jack Ellison


Somewhere out there are happy peeps like me
We're few and far between, upbringing's the key
Childhood in the thirties
Was down and dirty
But managed to come out...

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Categories: adventure
Premium MemberAlpha Centauri
by Jack Ellison


Have put away my sleigh, snow's all disappeared
We all react differently, some cheer, some jeer
I'm in the “former” category
From distant Alpha Centauri
4.37 light-years from us,...

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Categories: animal
Premium MemberJumbo The Elephant
by Jack Ellison


Does anyone know how Jumbo The Elephant died?
Hit by a freight train, succumbed quickly, no dry eyes
Poor thing had no chance
His soul made a ghost...

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