Ogden Nash

(August 19, 1902 – May 19, 1971 / New York / United States)

Ogden Nash Poems

1. Reprise 4/6/2015
2. Summer Serenade 5/12/2015
3. The Grackle 5/21/2015
4. Nothing makes me sicker 10/31/2015
5. Morning Prayer 11/17/2015
6. Samson Agonistes 1/13/2003
7. The Squab 1/13/2003
8. The Joyous Malingerer 1/13/2003
9. Reflection On The Fallibility Of Nemesis 1/13/2003
10. Reflection On Caution 1/13/2003
11. Old Dr. Valentine To His Son 1/13/2003
12. If He Were Alive Today, Mayhap, Mr. Morgan Would Sit On The Midget's Lap 1/3/2003
13. The Solitary Huntsman 1/3/2003
14. Lines Indited With All The Depravity Of Poverty 1/13/2003
15. Lines On Facing Forty 1/13/2003
16. Kipling's Vermont 1/3/2003
17. Pretty Halcyon Days 1/3/2003
18. Lines To Be Embroidered On A Bib 1/13/2003
19. Lather As You Go 1/13/2003
20. Soliloquy In Circles 1/3/2003
21. Pg Wooster, Just As He Useter 1/3/2003
22. Reflection On A Wicked World 1/13/2003
23. No, You Be A Lone Eagle 1/13/2003
24. Possessions Are Nine Points Of Conversation 1/13/2003
25. Requiem 1/3/2003
26. You Can Be A Republican, I'M A Genocrat 1/13/2003
27. Will Consider Situation 1/3/2003
28. Introspective Reflection 1/13/2003
29. The Eel 1/1/2004
30. So Does Everybody Else, Only Not So Much 1/13/2003
31. Reflection On Babies 1/13/2003
32. The Bargain 1/3/2003
33. Tableau At Twilight 1/3/2003
34. Good-By Now Or Pardon My Gauntlet 1/13/2003
35. The Cantaloupe 1/13/2003
36. One From One Leaves Two 1/3/2003
37. Family Court 1/13/2003
38. Goody For Our Side And Your Side Too 1/3/2003
39. The Praying Mantis 1/3/2003
40. Grandpa Is Ashamed 1/13/2003
Best Poem of Ogden Nash

Adventures Of Isabel

Isabel met an enormous bear,
Isabel, Isabel, didn't care;
The bear was hungry, the bear was ravenous,
The bear's big mouth was cruel and cavernous.
The bear said, Isabel, glad to meet you,
How do, Isabel, now I'll eat you!
Isabel, Isabel, didn't worry.
Isabel didn't scream or scurry.
She washed her hands and she straightened her hair up,
Then Isabel quietly ate the bear up.
Once in a night as black as pitch
Isabel met a wicked old witch.
the witch's face was cross and wrinkled,
The witch's gums with teeth were sprinkled.
Ho, ho, Isabel! the old witch ...

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Old Men

People expect old men to die,
They do not really mourn old men.
Old men are different. People look
At them with eyes that wonder when…
People watch with unshocked eyes;
But the old men know when an old man dies.

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