Limerick (versos sen sentido) é unha forma poética moi coñecida no mundo anglosaxón. Está formada comunmente por cinco versos, cun esquema de rima estrito: AABBA. O limerick ten xeralmente intención humorística, burlesca e a miúdo obscena. Os dous primeiros versos riman co último, así como o terceiro co cuarto, e estes dous polo xeral son máis curtos.
THE CAT, THE TACO AND THE DOG
There once was a cat from the street
And it wanted find something to eat,
He found a Taco
And he said: ?oh, wow, Paco?
Paco, the dog, said: ?Oh, neat?
(Verónica, Coral and Olalla ? 2º ESO E)
DUCKY FROM KENTUCKY
There once was a man from Kentucky
Who had a duck called Ducky.
One day Ducky died,
So the man cried
And the man, sad, ate grilled ducky.
(Carolina, Amalia, Silvia and Iria- 2º ESO C)
BEN THE MONKEY
There was a monkey named Ben,
He was in a tree in the position of Zen.
He was hungry and a banana fell on his head,
No bananas!! He made a sandwich with cheese and bread
And Ladies and Gentlemen, this poem has come to end.
(Marta, Eire, Nerea and Pablo ? 2º ESO A)
BIBIDI BABIDI BU
Bibidi babidi bu
Pablo hasn´t got any shampoo.
He went to a shop
But he bought a top
Bibidi babidi bu
(Francisco Cerqueiras, Miguel Ventoso, Adrián Bueno, Antonio Fdez, Fernando de la Torre- 4º ESO A)
There once was a man called Moses
Who suffered a metamorphosis
And he became a snail
With a very short tail,
But he slid into a field of roses
(Eva Castro, Paula Ramos, Martín Regueiro, Jorge Fontán, Laura Vázquez- 4º ESO A)
I WANT A LOVER
I´ve told my mother
That I want a lover
I went to school
And found a fool
Then I found out he was my brother.
(Coral Piñeiro, Laura Piñeiro, Laura Barcala, Clara Marqués, Alma Alcaine, 4º ESO A)
There once was a boy from Cameroon
But his parents were from Cancun.
He liked ice cream
And he played in a football team.
He loved the big red moon.
(Gonzalo, Luis V., Luis P., Víctor ? 1º ESO Secc. Biling. Inglés)
HOT DOG PET
Paula had got a pet,
Her name was Marget.
It was a brown dog
With it she made a hot dog
What a delicious pet!!
(María L., Alba V., Mamen and Patricia ? 1º ESO Secc. Biling.)
THE CRAZY KANGAROO
There once was a kangaroo who lived in a zoo
And he liked to say ?boo?.
He was very crazy
Because he was lazy.
He liked driving a car too.
(Joaquín, Lucas, Agustín and Elián ? 2º ESO B)
THE EXTRAVAGANT HAT
There once was a fat cat,
Who had an extravagant hat.
The cat had a monkey
It was called Chunkey.
One day Chunkey escaped with the extravagant hat.
(Sara, Cristina and Laura ? 1º ESO A)
I have got a book,
The book is about cook.
I read this,
When I want to make cheese
I go and have a look.
(Nuria, Marina, Ana and María ? 2º ESO C)
Publicado por Pepe Torres