Limerick Poems

Limerick poems originated in a city in Ireland named Limerick. These poems are widely used. They are written in languages like Russian, Polish, and Italian. These poems are used for humor. The origin of the name limerick is debated. The first documented usage was in England, in 1898.

-Selina Wallis

“There once was a girl Selina,
who wanted to be a ballerina.
She went on her toes,
and broke her nose.
Then she became cleaner.”