If you are unfamiliar with a limerick, let me refresh you.  And be prepared to be amused.

According to Wikipedia a limerick is a form of verse, usually humorous and frequently rude, in five-line, trimeter with a strict rhyme scheme of AABBA, in which the first, second and fifth line rhyme, while the third and fourth lines are shorter and share a different rhyme.

So I gave it a go, quite a cheerful thing to do.  How about you?

Grace’s Limerick

There was a young grandma from Vernon
Who thought she’d try poetry learning
A ballad, an ode
A free verse episode
The words within her were churning.

She tried couplets and poems that would rhyme
A sonnet, a song/story sublime,
haiku stretched her mind
She tried every kind
But the limerick had the best line.

It is a fun story that is told
Of a grandma who’s now growing old
She plays with her words
Even though they’re absurd
Words that can not fit in a mould.

There was a young grandma from Vernon
Who thought poetry should not be spurning
out thoughts that make no sense,
Written for recompense
But for joy in just poetry learnin’.

The poet

The poet



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