Presentations text content in Limericks
By Miss O.Slide2
a rhyming, humorous, and often nonsensical five-line poem.
There was a chicken who didn’t have a nameHis farmer thought it was lameHe gave it some tonicIt went super-sonic Then flew away and was never seen again. By Ben MostonSlide3
The 1st, 2nd, and 5th lines rhyme (forming a triplet), and have the same number of syllables.
There once was a young girl called VickyWhose fingers were filthy and stickyShe wiped them so hard That they turned into lard So writing became very tricky.By Jenny BunnSlide4
The 3rd and 4th lines rhyme (forming a couplet), and have the same number of syllables.
There was a young man called MarkWho suddenly sang like a larkHe joined a street band(The best in the land)That zany young boy called Mark.By Liam AtkinsSlide5
Limerick Starting words…
Limericks often begin with the words:
There once was. . . or There was a. . .
There once was
a gray schnauzer named Spark
Quite talkative, he so liked to bark.
Sometimes running he found
His feet all off the ground
Especially on larks in the park.Slide6
Limerick syllables matter
There once was a girl who loved rhyme;She felt her writing was sublime.Indeed quite a poet,Though some didn't know it,She'd be rich if each paid a dime.
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