Ogden Nash

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

I Didn'T Go To Church Today - Poem by Ogden Nash

I didn't go to church today,
I trust the Lord to understand.
The surf was swirling blue and white,
The children swirling on the sand.
He knows, He knows how brief my stay,
How brief this spell of summer weather,
He knows when I am said and done
We'll have plenty of time together.


Comments about I Didn'T Go To Church Today by Ogden Nash

  • Bronze Star - 2,627 Points Smoky Hoss (1/19/2014 8:41:00 AM)

    What a beautiful statement. The wonder of Wisdom is more than enough to understand our needs, loves and pleasures. (Report) Reply

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  • Rookie - 18 Points Ian Fraser (2/28/2010 5:32:00 PM)

    I didn't either, but I have an excuse: I'm an atheist, thank God. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 18 Points Ian Fraser (2/28/2010 5:31:00 PM)

    I didn't either, but I have an excuse: I'm an atheist, thank God. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 28 Points Denvor Fernandez (2/10/2009 1:26:00 AM)

    Me too. I did not go to church and God knows why. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Michael Shepherd (7/26/2006 6:13:00 PM)

    'that we'll have oceans of time together' ? (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, January 13, 2003



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