Limerick and Limericks

Examples of Limericks

This section contains great examples of Limericks. A limerick is a poem consisting of 5 lines and form of poetry which rhymes. Limericks are simple and short and easy for even kids and children to write or compose.

The following limerick is the first of many funny poems in the section. Have fun and enjoy our first limerick example!

There was a young person of Kew,
Whose virtues and vices were few;
But with blameable haste
she devoured some hot paste,
Which destroyed that young person of Kew.

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Examples of Limericks
How old are Limericks and where did  Limericks originate? Why are there so many Irish Limericks? What is the connection with Ireland? The rhyme that we refer to as a limerick originated as far back as the 14th century and were extremely popular in both England and Ireland. Examples of Limericks are poems and a form of poetry which rhymes. Examples of Limericks are simple and short and easy for even kids and children to write or compose.

Examples of Limericks
The term Limerick originates in Ireland - its name is taken from the Irish County of Limerick in Ireland and is where Limericks originated. The Irish are well known for their love of poems and poetry. The tradition and origins of different types of poems and poetry date back to the time when the majority of people were unable to read or write.  The simplicity of the limerick form of poetry made them easy to write and easy to remember which has led to their popularity in both the English and Irish culture.

Examples of Limericks

These amusing rhymes are great fun and an easy way to get kids interested in poems and poetry. Because these poems are simple and short it is easy for kids and children to learn how to write a limerick. Everyone laughs at limerick poems and poetry. They are great fun and amuse all ages. Have fun browsing our section on this subject.

Examples of Limericks

  • The standard form of the limerick is a stanza of five lines
  • The Limerick, was popularized by Edward Lear
  • Simple short Poems and Poetry
  • Short poems and poetry are suitable for kids and children
  • Great examples of short poems and simple poetry
  • Funny and humorous poems and poetry
  • Learn how to write a limerick!
  • Lots of Limerick Examples

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