Ogden Nash

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

Always Marry An April Girl


Praise the spells and bless the charms,
I found April in my arms.
April golden, April cloudy,
Gracious, cruel, tender, rowdy;
April soft in flowered languor,
April cold with sudden anger,
Ever changing, ever true --
I love April, I love you.

Submitted: Monday, January 13, 2003

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  • Gold Star - 14,933 Points Mohammad Skati (8/22/2014 4:18:00 PM)

    April is a great month of love and nature. It's a great poem. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 10,508 Points * Sunprincess * (11/12/2013 3:36:00 PM)

    nice...he definitely has captured the characteristics april girls (Report) Reply

    Gold Star - 14,933 Points Mohammad Skati (8/22/2014 4:19:00 PM)

    Very cute words from a nice and cute poetess. Bravo, great poetess.

  • Rookie Estrella Resendez (4/10/2010 9:20:00 PM)

    Wonderful job! ! ! I am inspired (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 894 Points Cynthia Buhain-baello (2/2/2010 1:37:00 AM)

    A poem completely about women, so remarkably put in witty verse! 10++++++ (Report) Reply

  • Rookie April Ogden (12/15/2009 10:38:00 PM)

    i love this poem considering my name is april and the author is ogden nash and my last name is ogden! ! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Frank V. Gardner (10/25/2009 10:19:00 AM)

    Beautifully describing the bride and the season, this poet sums it up so well. I also married an April girl (Report) Reply

  • Rookie April Levins (9/27/2009 8:12:00 PM)

    Yea! this is so me. I love this poem simple but descriptive. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Bob Powers (9/13/2009 11:46:00 PM)

    I married an April girl, named April. This poem was in collection of poetry that was given to us as a wedding gift from some friend's of April's family. It has obviously been very special to me for almost 30 years now. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Amber Hansen (6/8/2009 1:16:00 PM)

    hey whats up me good i just found your poems its of the hookgreat job write back (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Wendy Zhou (4/8/2009 1:58:00 AM)

    Hmm... I should have emailed my friend this for her birthday. Personality to match the weather, huh? (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 10 Points Lily Law (4/20/2008 11:51:00 PM)

    so sweet... love it! ! ! ! ! ! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Li Away (2/25/2008 11:18:00 AM)

    that's what i call pleasant!
    love it (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Sarah Macbean (2/3/2008 2:10:00 AM)

    this poem is wonderful, the way you used so many words which are so different but work so well....and its even better because im an april girl! :) i really like this poem (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Dalal Ali (10/22/2007 9:12:00 AM)

    hey
    i love this poem
    my birthday is on april
    and u have made a nice poem an april girl
    that means i am a april girl too
    keep up nice alotttttttttttttt (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Li Away (9/23/2007 3:07:00 PM)

    your April girl seems to be all women in one
    i liked your choice (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Lylyanna Pilewski (4/16/2006 7:30:00 PM)

    love it! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! !
    Lylyanna (Report) Reply

  • Rookie April Barker (4/7/2006 1:06:00 PM)

    my goodnes this poem sounds like me as i am ever changing-beautiful! ! ! thank you and very appreciated (Report) Reply

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