"Old Man With a Beard"
A limerick is a form of poetry with a specific rhyme scheme. The rhyme scheme is AABBA. Limericks are generally 5 lines. They are short and humorous and to the point. They were written as early as the 18th century.
Old Man With a Beard
By: Edward Lear
“There was an Old Man with a beard
Who said, 'It is just as I feared!
Two Owls and a Hen,
Four Larks and a Wren,
Have all built their nests in my beard!’”