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Ogden Nash Poetry

Frederic Ogden Nash (August 19, 1902 – May 19, 1971) was an American poet well known for his light verse. At the time of his death in 1971, The New York Times said his "droll verse with its unconventional rhymes made him the country's best-known producer of humorous poetry".[1] Nash wrote over 500... Read More

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Praise the spells and bless the charms,
I found April in my arms.
April golden, April cloudy,
Gra

I find it very difficult to enthuse
Over the current news.
Just when you think that at least the

Once upon a time there was an Italian,
And some people thought he was a rapscallion,
But he wasn't

Adam
Had'em
Ogden Nash

Isabel met an enormous bear,
Isabel, Isabel, didn't care;
The bear was hungry, the bear was raveno

Unwillingly Miranda wakes,
Feels the sun with terror,
One unwilling step she takes,
Shuddering

FIRST

Be it a girl, or one of the boys,
It is scarlet all over its avoirdupois,
It is red, it i

My fellow man I do not care for.
I often ask me, What's he there for?
The only answer I can find

A girl whose cheeks are covered with paint
Has an advantage with me over one whose ain't.
Ogden N

Go hang yourself, you old M.D.!
You shall not sneer at me.
Pick up your hat and stethoscope,
G

One would be in less danger
From the wiles of a stranger
If one's own kin and kith
Were more fun

A girl whose cheeks are covered with paint
Has an advantage with me over one whose ain't.
Ogden N

The hands of the clock were reaching high
In an old midtown hotel;
I name no name, but its sordid

People live forever in Jacksonville and St. Petersburg and Tampa,
But you don't have to live foreve

This is a song to celebrate banks,
Because they are full of money and you go into them and all
you

To keep your marriage brimming
With love in the loving cup,
Whenever you’re wrong, admit it;
W

There is something about a Martini,
A tingle remarkably pleasant;
A yellow, a mellow Martini;
I w

Consider the auk;
Becoming extinct because he forgot how to fly, and could only walk.
Consider man

Celery, raw
Develops the jaw,
But celery, stewed,
Is more quietly chewed.
Ogden Nash

A flea and a fly in a flue
Were imprisoned, so what could they do?
Said the fly, "let us flee!"
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Senescence begins
And middle age ends
The day your descendents
Outnumber your friends.
Ogden Na

May I join you in the doghouse, Rover?
I wish to retire till the party's over.
Since three o'clock

Ogden Nash Poetry

Frederic Ogden Nash (August 19, 1902 – May 19, 1971) was an American poet well known for his light verse. At the time of his death in 1971, The New York Times said his "droll verse with its unconventional rhymes made him the country's best-known producer of humorous poetry".[1] Nash wrote over 500 pieces of comic verse. The best of his work was published in 14 volumes between 1931 and 1972.... Read More