My hat I have enviably lifted
They have their own path
That I search for in wrath
Oh, how it seems I have been set adrifted.
Limericks are fun and challenging because you have to fit them into certain structure and meaning format.
- But she seized on the cat,
- and said 'Granny, burn that!
For your first attempts stay true to the structure even if the meaning is off, just so you can practive the actual structure. Without the structure your Limericks don't work.