Write a limerick based on the dog in this photo.
Write a limerick based on the dog in this photo.

How to write a limerick:

The first, second and fifth lines rhyme with each other and have the same number of syllables (typically 8 or 9).

The third and fourth lines rhyme with each other and have the same number of syllables (typically 5 or 6)

Limericks often start with the line “There once was a…” or “There was a…”

Example of an 8,8,5,5,8 syllable limerick:

STAR

by Kaitlyn Guenther 

There once was a wonderful star

Who thought she would go very far

Until she fell down

And looked like a clown

She knew she would never go far.

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