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: 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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Categories: beautiful
Premium MemberA One Hundred Dollar Tip
by Jack Ellison


Went to a newly opened restaurant today
The food was A+++ BUT our waitress was A+++PLUSER I'd say
Holy yummy tasty omelette
Broke into a real cold sweat
And...

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Categories: cat
Premium MemberThe Crazy Old Cat Lady
by Andrea Dietrich
In our town lived a crazy old crone
with no spouse, and her kids were all grown.
Once frightened by rats,
she bought a few cats,
so no longer...

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Categories: change, culture, humanity, humorous
Premium MemberA Pick Me Up
by PAT Adams
On workdays more often than not
I'll have a small energy shot
Too stay alert
It doesn't hurt
To get a little boost like I got!

But when off no...

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Categories: allegory, analogy
Brenda Sheri Baby and Chim Shim Cherie
by James Horn
Brenda Chim Chim Cherie;
Chimney happy as can be.

While my many poems I am compiling, 
What you should be doing is smiling; 
Mind with load,
Can corrode;
Others...

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Categories: allegory, analogy
Trump Receive A Shellacking
by James Horn
Trump should receive a shellacking,
From what he said with wise cracking;
Irritated and,
Has satiated;
Never will receive any of my backing....

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Categories: humorous, lust
Premium MemberDIRTY OLD MAN INSPIRED BY VIV WIGLEY - BAWDY LIMERICK
by JAN ALLISON




There was an old man from Derby
Who begged me to sit on his knee
The speed of his rise
Took me by surprise
No wonder he’s looking guilty!

Inspired...

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Categories: character
Premium MemberPresident Obama
by Jack Ellison


Barack Obama was the greatest U.S. President ever  
Unquestionably, undeniably, no other's been greater
Obviously I'm impressed
As you might have guessed
He credits his success to...

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Categories: silly
Premium MemberChef Nancy
by Jack Ellison


Once was this famous chef named Nancy
Guys were always trying to get into her pantry
But her salt and pepper
Caused many sneezing peckers
Most meals were deemed...

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Categories: humor
Premium MemberBestest Damn Feeling
by Jack Ellison


It's said love is the bestest damn feeling ever
Finding a washroom needing to pee is much better
Love must wait
Don't hesitate
Knock over old people to avoid...

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Categories: sleep
Premium MemberIf I Die In My Sleep
by Jack Ellison


If I die in my sleep, hope I'm doing things I like
Like not throwing up or falling off my trike
Probably didn't tell you
Now who's kidding...

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Categories: dad
Premium MemberAin't Done Yet
by Jack Ellison


Got a challenge on the go with my dear son Chris!
He's currently down to 185 from 228 how great is this
Well he's down quite a...

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Categories: happiness
Night Light
by Susan Palli

There was a young lady named Tulip
Who sipped on a tasty mint julep 
As the moon rose
And glittered her toes
She thanked her Great God with...

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