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

Do you like this poem?
13 person liked.
0 person did not like.

Read poems about / on: april, anger, girl, love, change, flower

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (Always Marry An April Girl by Ogden Nash )

Enter the verification code :

  • Bronze Star - 6,572 Points * Sunprincess * (11/12/2013 3:36:00 PM)

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

    Gold Star - 12,210 Points Mohammad Skati (8/22/2014 4:19:00 PM)

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

  • 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 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 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 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 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

Read all 17 comments »

Trending Poets

Trending Poems

  1. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  2. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening, Robert Frost
  3. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  4. If, Rudyard Kipling
  5. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  6. Fire and Ice, Robert Frost
  7. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou
  8. Annabel Lee, Edgar Allan Poe
  9. "Hope" is the thing with feathers, Emily Dickinson
  10. O Captain! My Captain!, Walt Whitman

Poem of the Day

poet Percy Bysshe Shelley

O World! O Life! O Time!
On whose last steps I climb,
Trembling at that where I had stood before;
When will return the glory of your prime?
No more -Oh, never more!

...... Read complete »

   

New Poems

  1. A Lover of A Muslim Girl Am I, Bijay Kant Dubey
  2. Death ballet, Ojaswi Machiraju
  3. The Indian Villages of Paglets, Bijay Kant Dubey
  4. Fred Claus Got It Right, Mr. Nobody
  5. Taron, Pariyon Ke Desh Meri Chandramukhi.., Bijay Kant Dubey
  6. Chandramukhi, I Haven't Seen You For So .., Bijay Kant Dubey
  7. Becoming An Essence, RoseAnn V. Shawiak
  8. Chosen Path, RoseAnn V. Shawiak
  9. I've Killed, Mr. Nobody
  10. Treasuring Experience, RoseAnn V. Shawiak
[Hata Bildir]