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Rated: E · Poetry · Contest Entry · #1771010
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.

Form: Limerick
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

From: http://www.poetry-online.org/limericks.htm

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