Poem Generator

Create a Limerick in Seconds

Let our robots write a limerick based on your name. We automatically find rhymes for key details, and fit your input to the classic five-line rhyming limerick structure.



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Please note: this generator brings in words from an external source, which can occasionally include potentially offensive content.


Which of these best describes the person your limerick is about?


A first name (e.g. Bob, Fred)


A verb, past tense (e.g. ran, swam)


Something this person likes (e.g. cake, running)


A place (e.g. England, Mars)




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Why Use Our Limerick Generator

Online limerick generators seem to come in two categories - ones that guide you through the process of writing your own, and ones that select rewritten lines and jumble them up. These are great fun but a little limited. Our automatic limerick generator looks up rhymes for your input on the fly. So, if you want to write about somebody with a particular name, interest, or from a certain place, you can tap that in, and we'll try to find lines that rhyme for you. The results are sometimes surprising, but always provide an excellent starting point for creating your own limericks.




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