poet Ogden Nash

Ogden Nash

#24 on top 500 poets


Once upon a time there was an Italian,
And some people thought he was a rapscallion,
But he wasn't offended,
read full text »

Rating Card

3,1 out of 5
103 total ratings
rate this poem

Comments about Columbus by Ogden Nash

  • 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.

    Report Reply
    5 person liked.
    4 person did not like.
  • Ciarli Ling (2/1/2013 11:07:00 AM)

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

    Report Reply
    8 person liked.
    6 person did not like.
  • 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.

    Report Reply
    3 person liked.
    12 person did not like.
  • 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!


    Report Reply
    4 person liked.
    14 person did not like.