Limerick poem

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A limerick is a short, humorous, often ribald poem. The origin of the term is unknown. The rhyme scheme is usually aabba, with a very rigid meter. The first, second, and fifth lines are three metrical feet; the third and fourth two metrical feet. Ogden Nash is renowned for his many lyrics. Edward Lear is famous for his Nonsense Poems ISBN 0486280314

There was a young scholar named Vivian
Who collected editions of Livy. In
Shelf and in nook,
she piled each book
Till her house was crushed into oblivion.