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Limerick Poems | Limerick Examples

Limerick Poems. Examples of Limericks and a list of new poems in the correct poetic form and technique. Share and read short, long, best, and famous Limerick poetry while accessing rules, format, types, and a comprehensive literary definition of a Limerick.

A limerick is a fun five-line form of poetry with a distinct AABBA rhyme scheme. Limerick poems are often funny or silly and have a strict meter, but there is more to a limerick. What is limerick in poetry (complete definition)?

Bayou
A Limerick Poem AABBA Syncretism. A little windowpane trickled on the left behind diamond Cosmos, and the Milky way, rooms to go and Bed, bath and beyond The word , the ward, to and fro, and surreal, a...Read More
Categories: bible, devotion,
Form: Limerick



Premium Member the real lion of march
If bored or just sick of before Resume life and pick a locked door Of the fitting room Where the now can resume With hats to try you never wore Seconds pass as time marches on Clocks can't stop this...Read More
Categories: time, truth, universe,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member not a new scenario
There once was a world resource bank Where aliens would freely yank Incredible shares But the wealth for all heirs Was lost and their planet did tank...Read More
Categories: abuse, nature, planet, world,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member The Bear
There once was an old man we called Harry That felt all animals were quite scary When the big bear stood tall He did not move at all For...Read More
Categories: adventure, animal, conflict, friend,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member meltdown madness
We might as well stamp license plates Government work makes us inmates When assigned tasks inane In asylums insane We'll search for retirement dates...Read More
Categories: depression, mental illness, political,
Form: Limerick



Premium Member Never Sit on a Cat
The little old man was so blooming fat That he couldn’t even see where he sat But once he sat down His ear to...Read More
Categories: animal, cry, food, sad,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member February's final bonus
A prime-numbered day if years leap Adds one extra cycle for sleep This calendar fact Keeps seasons intact And discounts our rents that ain't cheap...Read More
Categories: february, money, sleep,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member The Problem with Leather
I once met a girl whose name was Heather, whatever she wore ‘twas always leather. It rained, it poured, we got all wet, She said, “this leather smells like sweat”, Before each date, she now checks the weather. ...Read More
Categories: clothes, funny, humor, rain,
Form: Limerick
Limericks IX
Limericks IX Scratch-n-Sniff by Michael R. Burch The world’s first antinatalist limerick? Life comes with a terrible catch: It’s like starting a fire with a match. Though the flames may delight In the dark of the night, In the end what remains from...Read More
Categories: fire, giggle, humor, humorous,
Form: Limerick
Reefs
Sunbeams, like kisses, touch the sea, A hidden world bursts into glee. Coral castles, grand and bright, Hug the ocean floor, bathed in light. ...Read More
Categories: beautiful, creation, ocean, surreal,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member they've ruined everything
Fantastic firms aka looters Make polymers and are polluters Their products break down Spread all over town They even serve plastic at Hooters...Read More
Categories: betrayal, food, money, obituary,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member THE QUEEN OF POOP FIGHTS BACK!
Some numpty bad mouthed my soup style I’ve taken a break for a while But I won't be deterred From writing about turd And subjects some others deem vile I’m producing book number two It contains some poems on poo Foul flatus...Read More
Categories: anti bullying, how i
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Train Tale
This small town is where I was born The train comes through at two in the morn As I near my last day One last wish if you may Engineer let me blow that horn...Read More
Categories: home, jobs,
Form: Limerick
Emotions
A scientist, quite astute, Studied emotions, both joyous and brute. She found with a grin, That emotions within, Can erupt like a volcano, or gently compute....Read More
Categories: emotions,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member pistachio pride
So often the nut meats we find Experience life as a grind So let's not spread Their butter instead Eat them whole on this day enshrined...Read More
Categories: food, holiday, humor,
Form: Limerick

Specific Types of Limerick Poems

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Definition | What is Limerick in Poetry?