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Limerick Poems - New Limerick Poem 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)?

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Premium Member Christmas Tree Cat
Once, I received for Christmas a sweet cat, she was in a box flat as a doormat; she made a colossal bound, running around and around; and Christmas tree became her habitat ! ________________________ December 3, 2020 Written for the contest,...Read More
Categories: christmas,
Form: Limerick

Premium Member Male Fleabags
Horse drawn carriages were at the will of the stag What if he had a scrap with his nagging old nag Must be the same In the equestrian game It's a universal complaint for us male fleabags ...Read More
Categories: memory,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member My Eyeballs Bulge
At times I've been under the influence So since I growed up it's no coincidence That when I indulge My eyeballs bulge And my pulsating body becomes conspicuous ...Read More
Categories: endurance,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member A One Act Play
The joys and excitement we feel each day Are meant to give meaning to this one act play It's never been explained But we must maintain Focused on the future, never be led astray ...Read More
Categories: life,
Form: Limerick
Man of many nations; the wind is my vehicle, a leaf I am, Seen many places, many people, many seasons; oh how far I have come, A wanderer of ‘Nowhere street’, I leave a piece of me...Read More
Categories: age, analogy, life, voyage,
Form: Limerick

Premium Member Christmas Delights - in memory
In memory of those Christmas delights... Santa Claus is shortly coming to town Carol singers are doing nightly rounds Party after party For the hail and hearty There's plenty of cheer waiting to be found. And gaining more than...Read More
Categories: christmas, desire, fun,
Form: Limerick
Snitching a Kiss
Alexis was on a Christmas bum without having any fun the problems she had upon her head felt like a metric ton, eyes full of tears on Christmas Eve she looked for some Mistletoe she had a bow...Read More
Categories: christmas,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Jolly Ole Chap
Met me a jolly ole chap; He had just awoken from Nap; In passing him by He winked me the eye, And, he asked if I’d sit on his lap. At first I yelped out with a chuckle, Then...Read More
Categories: christmas, humor,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Reindeer Nip
One Christmas Eve, I took a trip. My hot cocoa was spiked, with Reindeer nip. I woke up, at the North Pole. I wanted to see Santa, so I took a stroll. He wasn't in his sleigh, but...Read More
Categories: christmas, silly,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus
I walked down the stairs, and I took a pause. I saw my mommy, kissing Santa Claus. I slapped him in the face, because it made me mad. Then I realized, it was my dad. So for Christmas, I...Read More
Categories: christmas,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Arty stuff No 3
Arty stuff No 3 Monet would sit by the lake, Painting lilies whilst eating a cake, He dropped crumbs in the water, Which upset his daughter, But pleased all the fish and a snake!!...Read More
Categories: art, funny,
Form: Limerick
Revealed to Shepherds
To certain shepherds under the sky an angel of the Lord spoke from on high “Do not be afraid. In a manger displayed is the babe that God is...Read More
Categories: angel, bible, christian, jesus,
Form: Limerick
DC ember
When you are out in the frosty air Its easy to have an affair The people you meet All generate heat And cold feet just love warm flesh bare!...Read More
Categories: december, winter,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Except For Some Freaks
Call me a dreamer, think MOST peeps are good But still wouldn't change things even if I could Man basically loves peace Except for some freaks Unhappy individuals quite misunderstood? ...Read More
Categories: love,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Searching For A Topic
Searching for a topic for my next limerick post Should it be romantic, controversial or a toast To some movie hero Like Robert De Niro Maybe an exposé 'bout a famous Mickey Mouse ...Read More
Categories: fun,
Form: Limerick

Specific Types of Limerick Poems

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Definition | What is Limerick in Poetry?