Nursery Rhymes as Limericks-
Hickory Dickory Dock is an example:
“Hickory, dickory, dock,The mouse ran up the clock.The clock struck one,And down he run,Hickory, dickory, dock.”
Little Miss Muffet is another famous fairy tale limerick:
“Little Miss MuffetSat on a tuffet,Eating her curds and whey;Along came a spider,Who sat down beside herAnd frightened Miss Muffet away.”
Finally, perhaps one of the most famous limericks of all time is Mary had a Little Lamb, which is actually two limericks in one as a 10-line poem:
“Mary had a little lamb,Its fleece was white as snow.And everywhere that Mary went,The lamb was sure to go.He followed her to school one day,That was against the rule.It made the children laugh and play,To see a lamb at school.”
Spongebob Squarepants featured a limerick that went:
“There was an old man from PeruWho dreamt he was eating his shoe.He awoke in a frightIn the middle of the nightAnd found it was perfectly true.”
How to write a limerick:
Lots of different types of poems:
Onomatopoeia poems and more
Reading different genres tips: Poetry
A poem uses imaginative language to express feelings and ideas. There are many types of poetry, and not all of them rhyme.
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Book Nuts Reading Club
Books about poets
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