Ogden Nash

22 Mar

I love Ogden Nash.  In honour of the Spring Equinox (March 20/21) I will share this poem which he didn’t write:

Spring is sprung, the grass is ris.
I wonders where the birdies is.
They say the birds is on the wing.
Ain’t that absurd?
I always thought the wing was on the bird.
 

 

He did write this one:

Ode To A Baby

A bit of talcum
Is always walcum.

And this:

The Shrimp

A shrimp who sought his lady shrimp
Could catch no glimpse
Not even a glimp.
At times, translucence
Is rather a nuisance.

6 Responses to “Ogden Nash”

  1. waystationone March 25, 2010 at 01:40 #

    lol. smiles.

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  2. moondustwriter March 25, 2010 at 05:43 #

    I’m visiting from Jingle for the Poet’s Rally
    thanks for letting me visit
    love the change up
    need some levity in poetry

    get a chance ck out http://moondustwriter.com

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  3. Emmanuel Ibok March 25, 2010 at 08:45 #

    Nice posts. I Love the fact you put about yourself too. Really real.

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  4. tillybud March 25, 2010 at 09:02 #

    Thank you for the lovely comments, dear visitors; and for stopping by my blog.

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  5. Yousei Hime March 27, 2010 at 02:47 #

    What fun. Hadn’t read Nash in a while. Thank you for all you shared.

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