poet Ogden Nash

Ogden Nash

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Columbus

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

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

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  • Ciarli Ling (2/1/2013 11:07:00 AM)

    What a story, of honest lo life men, that are so rare nowdays.

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  • Dan Holmes (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.

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  • Tai Chi Italy (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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