Edward Iacona (August 27,1948 / Brooklyn, New York)
“Why do you write in poetry form? ”
Came this harmless inquisition
The answer is quite simple you see,
I dislike writing long exposition
“I really like the things you write,
They are thoughtful with wit and panache.
You remind me another writer I like,
Have you heard of Ogden Nash? ”
What incredible company I shared as
I Smiled at this complimentary gem.
Then sighing at Ogden’s grave reaction
He would be revolving at many R.P.M.
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