Ogden Nash

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

Celery

Poem by Ogden Nash

Celery, raw
Develops the jaw,
But celery, stewed,
Is more quietly chewed.


Comments about Celery by Ogden Nash

  • Tom Allport (12/28/2016 1:18:00 PM)

    and celery left, could be given...to the rabbit(Report)Reply

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  • Walterrean Salley (9/18/2014 4:48:00 AM)

    A light composition. Lol. I can witness that. Thanks Mr. Nash.(Report)Reply

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  • Goldheart Bird (4/30/2014 4:52:00 PM)

    Funny i hate celery when it's raw! XD(Report)Reply

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  • Karen Sinclair (10/25/2012 4:22:00 AM)

    Hahaha! silliness genius style... love it(Report)Reply

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  • Derek Laforest (2/25/2008 11:32:00 PM)

    This is another short poem but it is longer then Fleas so BAM(Report)Reply

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  • Nina somebody (11/14/2007 6:55:00 PM)

    i love this poem. it's funny and true!(Report)Reply

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  • V S (1/12/2007 3:14:00 AM)

    Oh. My. Gosh. So very true.

    And therein lies the brilliance.(Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, January 3, 2003