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Ogden Nash

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

The Turtle


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.

Submitted: Friday, January 03, 2003
Edited: Friday, June 10, 2005

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