Animal Limerick 30

Mary had a little lamb,
A joyous, youthful mutton ;
And when they played at parlor games
'Twas Mary got the butt'n.

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Animal Limerick 30

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.

Mary had a little lamb,
A joyous, youthful mutton ;
And when they played at parlor games
'Twas Mary got the butt'n.

 

Animal Limerick 30

  • 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!