Limericks by Edward Lear

This section contains great examples of Limericks by Edward Lear. A limerick is a poem consisting of 5 lines and form of poetry which rhymes. Limericks by Edward Lear are simple and short and easy for even kids and children to write or compose.

The following limerick is the first of many funny poems in the section. Have fun and enjoy our first limerick example!

There was an old person of Pisa,
Whose daughters did nothing to please her;
She dressed them in gray, and banged them all day,
Round the walls of the city of Pisa.

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Limericks by Edward Lear

Limericks by Edward Lear
How old are Limericks and where did Limericks by Edward Lear originate? Why are there so many Irish Limericks? What is the connection with Ireland? The rhyme that we refer to as a limerick originated as far back as the 14th century and were extremely popular in both England and Ireland. Limericks by Edward Lear are poems and a form of poetry which rhymes. Limericks by Edward Lear are simple and short and easy for even kids and children to write or compose.

 

 


Limericks by Edward Lear
The term Limerick originates in Ireland - its name is taken from the Irish County of Limerick in Ireland and is where Limericks by Edward Lear originated. The Irish are well known for their love of poems and poetry. The tradition and origins of different types of poems and poetry date back to the time when the majority of people were unable to read or write.  The simplicity of the limerick form of poetry made them easy to write and easy to remember which has led to their popularity in both the English and Irish culture.

 

 
 

 


Limericks by Edward Lear
These amusing rhymes are great fun and an easy way to get kids interested in poems and poetry. Because these poems are simple and short it is easy for kids and children to learn how to write a limerick. Everyone laughs at limerick poems and poetry. They are great fun and amuse all ages. Have fun browsing our section on this subject.
 

Limericks by Edward Lear

  • The standard form of the limerick is a stanza of five lines
  • The Limerick, such as Limericks by Edward Lear, were popularized by Edward Lear
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