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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)?

Premium Member We See Different Things
I look at the prizes seeing Walmart Seeing Oriental Trading Seeing the Dollar store The children look at the prizes thinking beauty thinking razzle dazzle thinking they have won the lottery ...Read More
Categories: 1st grade, 2nd grade,
Form: Limerick



Premium Member Holy Moly Roly Poly
Active fun-loving roly poly little goalie slowly retrieved a ball so lowly He said right away It is a great day! The crowd yelled back “Holy Moly!” ...Read More
Categories: 1st grade, 2nd grade,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Southern Hippie
I once knew a lad from Mississippi Who was known for being rather lippy His retorts were rude His mannerism crude And strangely, he was a sixties hippie. written September 23, 2021...Read More
Categories: humorous,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Overture
Encapsulated in a world of duty and obligation I see no room for fantasy or imagination no wind of September can ever dismember the longing I feel for illusion, fantasy and excitation Only the stars of heaven...Read More
Categories: analogy, happiness,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Ouch
Poor Fred had a kitchen disaster And urgently needed a plaster I'd bought dinosaur stickers He can still hear the snickers Fred's praying the wound will heal faster O contest New poems Poetry Contest Sponsored by Constance la France Poetic license with...Read More
Categories: body, humorous,
Form: Limerick



Carnegiea Gigantea
When the Saguaro are in bloom The desert is filled with perfume But the way shadows play At the end of the day The faithful bride waits for the groom...Read More
Categories: nature,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Between The Ears
Me and my wife lived happily for twenty years Then we met!!! Ever since I've been in arrears Oh for the good old days Enjoyed my “being right” phase Ever since, I've become dead between the ears ...Read More
Categories: fun,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member The Big Move
All in all our move was great No “hic-ups” no crap no broken plates Super nice guys Though one had nice eyes Surely wouldn't ask any out on a date ...Read More
Categories: destiny,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Just Be Silly
Remain on an even keel through life Can be challenging at times, lotsa strife What I've found though Be silly, trust me you know Just march along to a drum and fife ...Read More
Categories: life,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Nilly-Willy Billy
A student of music named Billy would often do things nilly-willy. Horn playing he started - he blew it and farted, then quit future lessons. So silly! Sept. 22, 2021 For Chantelle Anne Cooke's Fart-Tastic Poetry Contest...Read More
Categories: humor,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Prim and Proper Miss A
prim and proper Miss A Naked as a jaybird in throes of dementia chose the wrong room old man screams for help ...Read More
Categories: age,
Form: Limerick
Inspired
An hummingbird spirit guide Was proud that it never lied And informed its guy, "Though its fun to fly, You won't know until you've tried!"...Read More
Categories: inspiration,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member A Lady Who Lived in a Song
Written by Gail DeBole on February 5, 2021 A lady who lived in a song Sang music to make the world strong. Her lyrics of love Oozed melodies that tugged At hearts that could do no wrong. ...Read More
Categories: love, music, song, strength,
Form: Limerick
Horsing Around
Women get a charge off a steed That understands their basic need To gallop bareback And take up the slack Girls love to come with all due speed!...Read More
Categories: horse,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Quick on the Draw
I recall a young fellow from Quebec Who was forever saying “What the heck?” He was quick on the draw, This was his only flaw But his deprived wife was a total wreck. written September 21, 2021 ...Read More
Categories: humorous,
Form: Limerick

Specific Types of Limerick Poems

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Definition | What is Limerick in Poetry?