(May 12) Today we’re celebrating . . .  Limerick Day

Limerick Day
A limerick is a five line poem popularized by Edward Lear. On this his birthday, take some time to write your own limerick today. Here is an example to get you started. . .

There once were some rhymes they called limericks
Repeated by smart men and dimwits
They’re easy to make
A real piece of cake
Until you get to the last line

And many limericks can be quite colorful. Remember – There once was a man from Nantucket. . . ??

photo credit: via flickr

One Response to “(May 12) Today we’re celebrating . . .  Limerick Day”

  1. Jennifer Onstott Says:

    Happy Limerick Day!!

    Today is May 12th, or Thursday if you’d like
    Lets get outside and go for a ride on your big boy bike!
    Now this is my hint on what Limerick Day is all about
    So please sit down and write me a 5 line shout out!
    And you will have Limerick down without any doubt!!

    written by: Me~ who else!!

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