Treasure Island

Ogden Nash

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

A Caution To Everybody


Consider the auk;
Becoming extinct because he forgot how to fly, and could only walk.
Consider man, who may well become extinct
Because he forgot how to walk and learned how to fly before he thinked.

Submitted: Monday, January 13, 2003

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