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Limericks A limerick is a type of poem

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1 Limericks A limerick is a type of poem
Listen to these limericks and see what you notice about: how many lines in each poem which lines rhyme with each other how many beats in each line how they make you feel © 2013

2 Limericks An ambitious young fellow named Matt
Tried to parachute using his hat. Folks below looked so small As he started to fall, Then got bigger and bigger and SPLAT! © 2013 Limericks from

3 Limericks A funny young fellow named Perkins
Was terribly fond of small gherkins. One day after tea He ate ninety three And pickled his internal workings. © 2013 Limericks from

4 Limericks A circus performer named Brian
Once smiled as he rode on a lion. They came back from the ride, But with Brian inside, And the smile on the face of the lion. © 2013 Limericks from

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Limericks Five lines long One couplet and one triplet Rhyming pattern - a a b b a Lines 1, 2 and 5 have 3 beats Lines 3 and 4 have 2 beats Meant to be funny © 2013


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