Ogden Nash

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

Ogden Nash Poems

81. The Dog 1/13/2003
82. The Duck 1/3/2003
83. The Eel 1/1/2004
84. The Firefly 1/13/2003
85. The Fly 1/13/2003
86. The Germ 1/3/2003
87. The Grackle -new- 5/21/2015
88. The Guppy 1/13/2003
89. The Hippopotamus 1/3/2003
90. The Hunter 1/13/2003
91. The Jellyfish 1/13/2003
92. The Joyous Malingerer 1/13/2003
93. The Lion 1/13/2003
94. The Middle 1/13/2003
95. The Octopus 1/13/2003
96. The Ostrich 1/3/2003
97. The Parent 1/13/2003
98. The People Upstairs 1/3/2003
99. The Perfect Husband 1/13/2003
100. The Porcupine 1/13/2003
101. The Praying Mantis 1/3/2003
102. The Purist 1/3/2003
103. The Rhinoceros 1/3/2003
104. The Romantic Age 1/3/2003
105. The Shrimp 1/13/2003
106. The Sniffle 1/3/2003
107. The Solitary Huntsman 1/3/2003
108. The Squab 1/13/2003
109. The Sunset Years Of Samuel Shy 1/3/2003
110. The Tale Of Custard The Dragon 1/13/2003
111. The Termite 1/3/2003
112. The Terrible People 1/13/2003
113. The Turtle 1/3/2003
114. The Wasp 1/13/2003
115. Tin Wedding Whistle 1/13/2003
116. To A Small Boy Standing On My Shoes While I Am Wearing Them 1/13/2003
117. To My Valentine 1/13/2003
118. Two Dogs Have I 1/3/2003
119. Very Like A Whale 1/3/2003
120. What Almost Every Woman Knows Sooner Or Later 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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