More Limerick Examples
I'd rather have fingers than toes Roses can sometimes be red
I prefer having eyes to a nose And violets are generally blue
And as for my hair For it's not in the rhyming
I'm glad its all there But all in the timing
I'll be terribly sad when it goes! That makes a dumb Limerick true
There was a young lady one fall There was an old man of Peru,
Who wore a newspaper dress to a ball. Who dreamt he was kissing his shoe.
The dress caught fire He woke in the night
And burned her entire In a terrible fright
Front page, sporting section and all. And found it was perfectly true.
There once was a lady named Lynn A young man whose fad was pajamas,
Who was so uncommonly thin, Wore a suit made of wool from the
That when she assayed llamas;
To drink lemonade, The unmanly effect
She slipped through the straw and fell in! Made people suspect
That the outfit was really his mama's
There once was a man named Hall
Who died in the spring in the fall.
'Twould have been a sad thing
Had he died in the spring
But he didn't, he died in the fall.