KidZone Poetry - Limericks
Find more ideas and resources on our Poetry Writing page. Comments powered by. Have fun! I once had a blind date with Cilla. I took her to watch Aston Villa. She sang to the crowd And she sang very loud And that's why they threatened to kill 'er. The syllabification is (usually) 8,8,5,5,8, but there is some variation in this. In the limerick above, there are actually 6 syllables in the third and fourth lines. To write your own limerick, begin with a person and/or a place. Next, skip to the fifth line, which will be the final line that includes the twist or punch line. What are some of your rhyming word choices? There are many. Balloon. There once was a lass in the staffroom. Who found a long and thin broom she waved it about with a scream and a shout and cleaned up the whole of her classroom. There once was an old man from Esser, Whose knowledge grew lesser and lesser. It at last grew so small, He knew nothing at all, And now he's a college professor.