Limerick for Children 1
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.
There was a young man who said, "There,
I will sneak out during this prayer!"'
But the squeak of his shoes
So enlivened the pews,
That he sat down again in despair.