Ogden Nash

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

A Lady Who Thinks She Is Thirty


Unwillingly Miranda wakes,
Feels the sun with terror,
One unwilling step she takes,
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Comments about this poem (A Lady Who Thinks She Is Thirty by Ogden Nash )

  • Rookie Kelvin Michael (1/27/2014 1:42:00 AM)

    Although spring is as old as it is, its beauty never fades. (Report) Reply

    3 person liked.
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  • Rookie - 182 Points Karen Sinclair (10/25/2012 4:20:00 AM)

    Beautiful poem....such comforting compassion in the writers words (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Sander Rubin (6/2/2012 9:51:00 PM)

    To my daughter 2/27/2012. (Report) Reply

  • Bronze Star - 2,287 Points Ken E Hall (5/24/2010 3:59:00 AM)

    W, ords of a master clever to illustrate age and the withering tick of time,
    very nice to read! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 39 Points Malini Kadir (10/23/2008 11:00:00 AM)

    what a superb way of expressing the fear of aging..... the question at the tag end is brilliant! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 3 Points Tranquil Ocean (1/21/2007 5:42:00 AM)

    What a brilliant ending to an awesome poem! !
    TO (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Mike Dunn (5/30/2006 9:26:00 PM)

    A beautiful reflection on what makes one old... does the passage of time affect our age? What is one day from the next if we do not make it so. (Report) Reply

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