Ogden Nash

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

Old Men - Poem by Ogden Nash

People expect old men to die,
They do not really mourn old men.
Old men are different. People look
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Comments about Old Men by Ogden Nash

  • Tom Allport (12/27/2016 12:23:00 PM)

    tom allport
    this is the trouble with people, no understanding that one day they will get old (Report) Reply

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  • (1/19/2014 8:37:00 AM)


    Such a dreadful truth. (Report) Reply

  • (11/7/2013 12:08:00 AM)


    This poem is quoted in the film A Late Quartet, read by a child in the New York subway train. It is very poignant and moving in the context of the film. (Report) Reply

  • (10/25/2009 11:08:00 AM)


    This old man has no surprise
    When people watch with unshocked eyes.
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