For the Write Me a limerick Contest
|A brainy young man from the coast
Had enough expertise to boast.
To eat eggs with white bread
Stewed his gold watch instead.
To his talent all drank a toast.
Limericks consist of five anapaestic lines.
Lines 1, 2, and 5 of Limericks have seven to ten syllables and rhyme with one another.
Lines 3 and 4 of Limericks have five to seven syllables and also rhyme with each other.
Rhyme Scheme: aabba Meter: 8-8-6-6-8