Ogden Nash

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

The Turtle - Poem by Ogden Nash

The turtle lives 'twixt plated decks
Which practically conceal its sex.
I think it clever of the turtle
In such a fix to be so fertile.


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  • (9/13/2016 7:47:00 PM)


    I love this poem. It is so cute and clever because of its alliteration and rhyme. How did he do that? (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, January 3, 2003

Poem Edited: Friday, June 10, 2005


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