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Limerick Poem Example - 1

Everyone laughs at limericks. They are an unusual form of poem or poetry consisting of 5 rhyming lines. The term for this type of poem or rhyme originates in Ireland and its name is taken from the Irish County of Limerick in Ireland. This example is great fun and will amuse all ages. Have fun browsing our section of rhymes on this subject.

To write a good modern hymn, He struggled and scribbled with vymn, But he put not a bit, Of ragtime in it, And so its success was but slymn.

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To write a good modern hymn, He struggled and scribbled with vymn, But he put not a bit, Of ragtime in it, And so its success was but slymn.

Limerick Poem Example - 1

The standard form of this type of poetry is a stanza of five lines
Limericks were popularized by Edward Lear
A simple, short poem and poetry example
Short poems and poetry, suitable for kids and children
A great example of a short poem and simple poetry
Funny and humorous rhyme that originate in Ireland
Learn how to write limericks!
Guaranteed to bring a smile to your face!

To write a good modern hymn, He struggled and scribbled with vymn, But he put not a bit, Of ragtime in it, And so its success was but slymn.

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