Ogden Nash

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

Columbus - Poem by Ogden Nash

Once upon a time there was an Italian,
And some people thought he was a rapscallion,
But he wasn't offended,
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Comments about Columbus by Ogden Nash

  • John Tatum (8/21/2013 11:22:00 PM)

    Nice humor...and use of timing and rhythm...to accentuate it. I like story/poems. (Report) Reply

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  • (2/1/2013 11:07:00 AM)

    What a story, of honest lo life men, that are so rare nowdays. (Report) Reply

  • (11/19/2012 12:18:00 AM)

    Obviously, this is written from the perspective of popular American folklore and not from history proper. To read it otherwise would be to miss the point of this amusing poem. (Report) Reply

  • (10/29/2009 5:35:00 PM)

    Amen! And thank you for being a 'Dead poet who reads Tai Chi Italy!

    Smiling at the morale of the story!

    Tai
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