Ogden Nash

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

Celery - Poem by Ogden Nash

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

Comments about Celery by Ogden Nash

  • Gold Star - 5,218 Points Walterrean Salley (9/18/2014 4:48:00 AM)

    A light composition. Lol. I can witness that. Thanks Mr. Nash. (Report) Reply

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  • Rookie - 19 Points Goldheart Bird (4/30/2014 4:52:00 PM)

    Funny i hate celery when it's raw! XD (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 184 Points Karen Sinclair (10/25/2012 4:22:00 AM)

    Hahaha! silliness genius style... love it (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Derek Laforest (2/25/2008 11:32:00 PM)

    This is another short poem but it is longer then Fleas so BAM (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Nina somebody (11/14/2007 6:55:00 PM)

    i love this poem. it's funny and true! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie V S (1/12/2007 3:14:00 AM)

    Oh. My. Gosh. So very true.

    And therein lies the brilliance. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, January 3, 2003

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