5 line poem with anapestic line rhythms (2 short syllables, 1 long)
Lines 1, 2 and 5 = 3 beats each, rhyme with each other
Lines 3 and 4 = 2 beats each, rhyme with each other
Content often is raunchy and bawdy, sarcastic and sly.
Last line sums up the poem.
I KNOW (pirate limerick) I know that ye know that I know, so why are ye telling me no? Prophecy, destiny, legacy, mutiny. I know ye know one must...
THE LIBERTY (pirate ship limerick) There once was a ship of black sails, Firstie pirates lining her rails, Battling brothers, Protecting Lubbers, Leaving with nery a trail....
THE SIREN (Mer Limerick) There once was a girl from deep under Who sang innocent pirates to plunder. She smilekissed them sweet, As their jewels she did meet, Before spinning them into a flounder....