Time for something fun, poetry fans. Put away that solemn face and let your Inner Child out to play by writing a limerick.
In its simplest form, the limerick has five lines. It is lighthearted, sometimes naughty, witty and provokes a laugh. If you want to be a stickler for the form, Wiki says it is “anapestic or amphibrachic meter with a strict rhyme scheme (AABBA)”. Follow that or do your own thing. like I did below.
A Sad Tale
There was a young lad from ‘Bama
With a taste for glitter and glammah
His designer stiletto shoe
Too high for his hair doo
Made him spend the night in the slammah.
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There once was a lad who felt glum,
so one morning he started to hum
a nice, lively tune
about flowers and June
while dancing around on a drum.
Thanks for your limmerick!
Way to go Peggy!
And on no coffee, no less!
Lin, yours is my favorite limerick of all time!
Thanks Anne, I love the poem too.