history of limerick poetry


how to write a limerick
Limericks are witty 5-line poems that originate from Limerick, Ireland. (Anything on the Internet is true, right?) Historically limericks originated in France but became popularized in Limerick, where the story goes that drinking Irish poets would have poetry battles. After Edward Lear published a collection of limericks in A Book of Nonsense, the […]

How to Write a Limerick