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a poem that is typically humorous and bawdy, written in five-line, predominantly anapestic trimeter with a strict rhyme scheme of AABBA, in which the first, second and fifth lines rhyme, while the third and fourth lines are shorter and share a different rhyme.
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      • World Wars
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      • Historical Thriller
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      • Psychological Thriller
      • Supernatural Thriller
      • Suspense
      • Techno Thriller
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  1. tim's Bits and Pieces 4. Poetry by Mikiesboy Temporary Hold

    By Mikiesboy, in Non-Fiction. 04/20/2018 (Updated: 04/03/2024)

    Genres: Poetry, Non-Fiction
    Sub-genres: Creative Non-Fic, Limerick, Haiku, Free-Verse
    • young adult
    • mature adult
    • adult
    • gay
    • light-hearted
    • serious
    • friendship

    Poetry. Hopefully some good!

    • 93 Chapters
    • 14,300 Words
    • 169,102 Views
    • 1,731 Comments
    • 4 Recommendations
    • Everyone
  2. Bible Sex Laws - An Exploration in Limericks Complete

    By Refugium, in 2023- Exploration -Poetry. 04/20/2023 (Updated: 04/20/2023)

    Genres: Poetry
    Sub-genres: Limerick
    • light-hearted
    • religion
    • ancient times

    An Exploration In Limericks of Those Tricky Tabernacle Taboos

    For the 2023 Poetry Anthology: Exploration

    • 1 Chapters
    • 445 Words
    • 1,871 Views
    • 20 Comments
    • 4 Recommendations
    • Everyone
  3. Fireworks & Rain 9. My Uni-Verse Complete

    By Aditus, in 2022 - Anniversary. 09/15/2022 (Updated: 09/22/2022)

    Genres: Poetry
    Sub-genres: Limerick, Free-Verse, Sonnet, Lyric, Rhyming, Mixed Forms
    • light-hearted
    • serious

    Five poems concerning various anniversaries.

    • 5 Chapters
    • 434 Words
    • 10,388 Views
    • 112 Comments
    • 6 Recommendations
    • Teen
  4. JUMP! NaPoWriMo 2022 7. My Uni-Verse Complete

    By Aditus, in Poetry. 03/31/2022 (Updated: 04/30/2022)

    Genres: Poetry, Non-Fiction
    Sub-genres: Creative Non-Fic, Limerick, Haiku, Free-Verse, Mixed Forms
    • light-hearted
    • serious

    My poetry collection for National Poetry Writing Month 2022.

    Yes, I'm doing it again.

    I'd like to thank Jan Hutchinson for providing daily prompts and @AC Benus for additional prompts and introductions of new poetry forms.

    ~Aditus

    Last but not least: This wouldn't be possible without my friend and editor @Valkyrie.

    • 5 Chapters
    • 2,129 Words
    • 7,334 Views
    • 61 Comments
    • 1 Recommendation
    • Mature
  5. My Poems, Satires & Other Lyrical Nonsense Long-Term Hold

    By D.K. Daniels, in Poetry. 03/01/2018 (Updated: 05/07/2021)

    Genres: Poetry
    Sub-genres: Limerick, Haiku, Free-Verse
    • light-hearted
    • serious
    • crime
    • philosophy
    • love
    • friendship
    • death

    This is a collection of short stories, flash fiction, poems, and whatnot. Some may have touches of humor, others not so much, while others speak the truth. I will cover many grounds, each with a taste for a new world and premise.

    • 11 Chapters
    • 2,555 Words
    • 11,232 Views
    • 19 Comments
    • Teen
  6. Kerplunk, Kerplop, Kersplash...FLUSH! Long-Term Hold

    By RafaelDe, in Poetry. 03/20/2021 (Updated: 04/07/2021)

    Genres: Poetry, Comedy
    Sub-genres: Comedy Modern, Limerick, Haiku, Free-Verse
    • light-hearted

    Looking for laughs in all the wrong places...? Welcome to my world! A collection of poems, senryu, haiku, limericks and other odd mischief. Mostly done in hopes of a smile or giggle, but with a propensity to beguile and sometimes downright offend.

    There are so many great authors/writers on GA, I can't possibly compete. Thus, think of me as your guilty little pleasure whilst sat upon your throne...praying for a solid turd and a clean sweep just before you flush!

    Come on in to sit and have a read. We'll laugh until we cry or cry until we laugh...either way, we'll heal the world one tear at a time.

    • 4 Chapters
    • 843 Words
    • 1,386 Views
    • 10 Comments
    • Mature
  7. Limerick's loony bin and other crazy sh% 5. My Uni-Verse Complete

    By Aditus, in Poetry. 03/30/2019 (Updated: 04/30/2019)

    Genres: Poetry
    Sub-genres: Limerick
    • light-hearted

    (NaPoWriMo 2019) Poems for fun and to proof to myself I can do it.

    • 7 Chapters
    • 2,254 Words
    • 6,632 Views
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    • Mature
  8. Timmy's Journal 1. Poetry by Mikiesboy Complete

    By Mikiesboy, in Non-Fiction. 10/04/2015 (Updated: 03/24/2018)

    Genres: Poetry, Comedy, Non-Fiction, Romance
    Sub-genres: Comedy Modern, General Romance, Creative Non-Fic, Limerick
    • young adult
    • mature adult
    • senior
    • adult
    • gay
    • autobiography

    My thoughts, happy things, nice poems, just positive stuff allowed

    • 55 Chapters
    • 11,100 Words
    • 99,576 Views
    • 967 Comments
    • 1 Recommendation
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  9. Victor's Attempts at Poetry Long-Term Hold

    By Victor Gutte, in Poetry. 04/06/2023 (Updated: 05/20/2017)

    Genres: Poetry, General Fiction
    Sub-genres: Limerick, Haiku, Free-Verse, Prompt

    My attempts at writing poems.

    • 2 Chapters
    • 345 Words
    • 2,812 Views
    • 25 Comments
    • Everyone
  10. Kavya, My Poetry Complete

    By asamvav111, in Poetry. 03/24/2017 (Updated: 03/24/2017)

    Genres: Poetry
    Sub-genres: Limerick, Haiku, Free-Verse
    • mature adult
    • rape
    • philosophy
    • psychology
    • religion
    • abuse

    My poetry that was previously shared over my blog here at GA, put together at one place for your perusal. Enjoy.

    • 27 Chapters
    • 4,125 Words
    • 16,203 Views
    • 11 Comments
    • Mature
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