As mentioned in another thread, GM Prsm is hosting a limerick writing contest as part of a St. Patrick's Day Event. A limerick is a type of poem, with a rhyme scheme of AABBA. Writing limericks can be fun, once you get the hang of it. For those of you who may need a little help, here is some information about how to write a limerick:
✅ A limerick must have exactly .
✅ Lines 1, 2, and 5 -
are (usually have 8-10 syllables, with 3 syllables stressed)
✅ Lines 3 and 4 -
are (usually have 5-7 syllables, with 2 syllables stressed)
✅ Limericks are known for being silly, funny, or punny. The last line of a good limerick contains the punch line or “heart of the joke.”
A short children's video that explains limericks in a song so you can hear the stressed/accented syllables