LIMERICK

A limerick is a five line verse with the rhyme scheme of aabba. The a-lines should have five feet,while the b-lines have only three feet. It is normally, but not always light or humorous.





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Poem a Day Challenge

You take up the challenge to write,
then stay up all day and all night.
To think of a verse
can be a real curse.
You want all the words to be right.

Don't worry if your words sound daft.
Remember it's only a draft
and then if you're wise
next month you'll revise
and wonder if others have laughed.

You might have enough for a book.
If you haven't, don't cry or sook.
Sit down and write more
than you did before.
When it's published I'll have a look.

I wish you success with your dreams.
It's easy if we work in teams
so all in due course
lets give it more sauce.
It isn't as tough as it seems.



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Kitchen Capers

There’s capers afoot in the kitchen.
The cat is quite drunk and it’s twitchin’,
It drank two pints of ale,
Then lapped up a cocktail,
Danced a jig then said, “It’s bewitchin’.”



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Why?

Two towers crashed down from the sky
Causing innocent people to die
Terror and war
What is it for?
I never will understand why


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A Limerick for Paul

A middle aged man called Paul
Said 'No' when his angel did call
Please go away
I want to stay
I'm living and having a ball

I know that I'll meet you one day
But for now just please go away
I'm writing a book
If you want you can look
Just go and let me have my say

I'm good you can check with my wife
But sometimews I find I'm in strife
Don't pinch my car
Or you won't get far
And I'll make you pay with your life

I don't want to meet the Grim Reaper
But he seems to think he's my keeper
Now's not my time
I'm busy with rhyme
He'll just have to dig that grave deeper


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Christine

There once was a girl called Christine
She smoked far too much nicotine
She coughed and she spluttered
The Doc came and muttered
She has to go in quarantine


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Monique

There once was a girl called Monique
She had such a perfect physique
Her bust is so round
But mine can't be found
Beside her I feel quite a freak


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Bertie and Gertie

A couple called Bertie and Gertie
Said life will begin when you're thirty
You lose inhibition
Try any position
Enjoy getting flirty and dirty


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Ask

Don't read your teenagers diary
Life at home could become fiery
It's an easier task
More respectful to ask
Just make a discreet enquiry