A Limerick is a five line poem usually humorous in nature. The rhyme scheme is A, A, B, B, A. It has a loose meter which is usually three anapests in the first, second and fifth lines and in lines three and four an anapest and four syllables or two unstressed, stressed, unstressed.
there was an Aussie from Perth
whose heart was filled with mirth
he liked digging his hole
where it led he didn’t know
he soon fell to the center of the Earth
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