Write a silly limerick
Write a silly limerick

Limericks: Silly 5-line poems created by Amy Mascott of teachmama.com and shared with Scholastic The Limerick is a 5-line poem with a specific rhyme pattern: AABBA, with each line having a specific number of syllables: 8 – 8 – 5 — 5 — 8 Limericks are often funny and are always guaranteed to make you smile.


There once was a lady called ‘Mum’,

who you could say was quite the bomb.

She gave us all hugs,

and swept up the rugs.

She kept the house nice and calm.



There once was a woman named Nanny,

whose height was quite uncanny.

Small as she was,

she made quite a buzz,

and often fell flat on her fanny.

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