What is a Limerick?

What is a Limerick?

A Lesson by haymaker14

What a Limerick is.


A Limerick is known to be the hardest of poems to most writers. If this is the case for you, HANG ON TIGHT! Just Kidding! They are actually quite easy, but I will explain how to do that in another lesson. Our question today is
                                                                      What Is A Limerick???

Well, a Limerick is really just a funny poem made of five stanzas. The first two sentences have the same amount of words and the last words rhyme.The next two sentences are usually shorter then the first two, but still have the same amount of words. The last words still rhyme. Then the very last sentence is any amount of words. The last word rhymes with the first stet of stanzas.

Here is an example:

There once was a chef named Maurice
he always used way too much grease
his chicken was fine
his fries were divine
but his dinners would me obese!


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I am a female who ADORES reading and writing! I love writing poems! I love limericks but I don't write them much. I hope you enjoy my writing and my perspective on the world. I LOVE reviews, if it's b..