is a Limerick?
A Limerick is a short poem which is usually funny, with a very strong rhythm and a particular way of rhyming
Once you get the first line written the rest can easily follow on. Here are some examples.
There was an old moggy called Kate
Who was desperate to go on a date
She primped and she preened
'Till her coat was all cleanedAnd her glass eye all polished and straight!
|You will see that the first two lines rhyme, the second two lines are shorter and they rhyme, then the last line rhymes again with the first two.|
A funky young shark known as Shaun,
Was good mates with young peter the prawn,
Though they made an odd pair,
One has to be fair,And say both taste good served with sweetcorn
young bassoon player called Cass
Had exams that she wanted to pass
She practised non-stop
Till she felt fit to drop
And the neighbours all moved out en masse
Now have a go at some yourself!
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