Ogden Nash

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

Ogden Nash Poems

41. The Ostrich 1/3/2003
42. The Perfect Husband 1/13/2003
43. The Eel 1/1/2004
44. Will Consider Situation 1/3/2003
45. Lines To Be Embroidered On A Bib 1/13/2003
46. The Shrimp 1/13/2003
47. The Sunset Years Of Samuel Shy 1/3/2003
48. Goody For Our Side And Your Side Too 1/3/2003
49. The Jellyfish 1/13/2003
50. Lines On Facing Forty 1/13/2003
51. No Doctor's Today, Thank You 1/13/2003
52. The Romantic Age 1/3/2003
53. Portrait Of The Artist As A Prematurely Old Man 1/3/2003
54. The Ant 1/3/2003
55. The Parent 1/13/2003
56. Reflections On Ice-Breaking 1/13/2003
57. Grandpa Is Ashamed 1/13/2003
58. The Firefly 1/13/2003
59. To A Small Boy Standing On My Shoes While I Am Wearing Them 1/13/2003
60. The Clean Plater 1/13/2003
61. What's The Use? 1/13/2003
62. The Wasp 1/13/2003
63. Pg Wooster, Just As He Useter 1/3/2003
64. The Octopus 1/13/2003
65. The Guppy 1/13/2003
66. You Can Be A Republican, I'M A Genocrat 1/13/2003
67. Oh To Be Odd! 1/13/2003
68. The Cow 1/1/2004
69. One From One Leaves Two 1/3/2003
70. The Terrible People 1/13/2003
71. So Does Everybody Else, Only Not So Much 1/13/2003
72. The Hunter 1/13/2003
73. Song To Be Sung By The Father Of Infant Female Children 1/3/2003
74. The Abominable Snowman 1/13/2003
75. The Germ 1/3/2003
76. The Cuckoo 1/3/2003
77. The Termite 1/3/2003
78. Just Keep Quiet And Nobody Will Notice 1/3/2003
79. The Porcupine 1/13/2003
80. The Catsup Bottle 1/13/2003

Comments about Ogden Nash

  • Sarah Norman (5/30/2018 8:07:00 AM)

    Looking for a poem called Adolescence

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  • Katie (5/16/2018 11:18:00 AM)

    I'm looking for a poem aobut telephones, and elephants. The words in it include telephong, and elephunk. Is this an Ogden Nash poem?

  • i hate poetry (4/15/2018 3:22:00 AM)

    I'm just finding aanswer for homeworkk man....

  • A student who hates poetry (4/7/2018 9:13:00 AM)

    I’m just here to do my homework

  • A struggling student (3/28/2018 6:18:00 PM)

    Yo im just tryna find answers for my homework

  • Dr. Dingleberries (2/20/2018 1:42:00 PM)

    These are worse than the dingleberries hanging from your bottom.

  • dr.poppypants (2/20/2018 11:18:00 AM)

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  • mr. cupcakes (2/20/2018 8:59:00 AM)

    your mom. is that right

  • Lynn geer (1/18/2018 9:22:00 AM)

    Here comes me in my brand new car. Who knows this one

  • Stephen M. Marson, Ph.D. (1/14/2018 11:42:00 AM)

    Nash had a line in one of his poems that included the idea that if he had a million dollars he would write a book and with the million he would buy all his books concluding that he would be rich living off the royalies and he would have a bunch of really good books. Anyone know the poem?

Best Poem of Ogden Nash

Adventures Of Isabel

Isabel met an enormous bear,
Isabel, Isabel, didn't care;
The bear was hungry, the bear was ravenous,
The bear's big mouth was cruel and cavernous.
The bear said, Isabel, glad to meet you,
How do, Isabel, now I'll eat you!
Isabel, Isabel, didn't worry.
Isabel didn't scream or scurry.
She washed her hands and she straightened her hair up,
Then Isabel quietly ate the bear up.
Once in a night as black as pitch
Isabel met a wicked old witch.
the witch's face was cross and wrinkled,
The witch's gums with teeth were sprinkled.
Ho, ho, Isabel! the old witch ...

Read the full of Adventures Of Isabel

Old Men

People expect old men to die,
They do not really mourn old men.
Old men are different. People look
At them with eyes that wonder when…
People watch with unshocked eyes;
But the old men know when an old man dies.

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