Ogden Nash

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

Fleas - Poem by Ogden Nash

Adam
Had'em


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  • Britte Ninad (8/12/2018 4:05:00 AM)

    shortest shortest shortest
    bewilders my sight of brain
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  • (6/1/2018 8:30:00 AM)

    It's universal. Humans were not gods first creation nor are humans likely to be the last living creature to inhabit the globe. (Report)Reply

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  • (5/11/2018 12:26:00 PM)

    TWO.FREAKING.WORDS HELP IT SUCKS (Report)Reply

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  • (4/5/2018 4:43:00 PM)

    WOW so original THIS IS THE SHORTEST POEM EVVVVEVVEVEERRRR (Report)Reply

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  • (3/27/2018 1:03:00 PM)

    Adam is my frned (Report)Reply

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  • (3/21/2018 3:52:00 PM)

    SHORTEST POEM EVER TO EXIST NO WAY! ! (Report)Reply

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  • (3/21/2018 3:50:00 PM)

    SHORTEST POEM EVER TO EXIST! ! ! ! (Report)Reply

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  • (3/21/2018 3:49:00 PM)

    SHORTEST POEM EVER! ! ! ! (Report)Reply

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  • (3/21/2018 3:39:00 PM)

    FLEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAASSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS (Report)Reply

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  • (2/14/2018 11:30:00 AM)

    I have never seen Ogden be more concise. (Report)Reply

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  • Person #1 (4/4/2017 8:08:00 AM)

    Im a flea (Report)Reply

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  • (1/8/2013 5:08:00 PM)

    I thought this was written by Strickland Gillilan in 1927. And it's actual title is Lines on the Antiquity of Microbes. Someone later shortened it to Fleas. And its been misattributed to both Ogden Nash and Shel Silverstein. (Report)Reply

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  • (11/8/2012 7:47:00 PM)

    this poem is very funny :) (Report)Reply

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  • (10/25/2012 4:24:00 AM)

    Hahaha! ! ! ! ! ! he's killin me....the funniest poet ever

    Heather
    Never :)
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  • (6/1/2011 7:08:00 AM)

    This is an absolute poetic nonsense. (Report)Reply

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  • (10/25/2009 10:48:00 AM)

    To say it all in about two words is a poetic achievement worth praising. You did it, Ogden. (Report)Reply

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  • (6/2/2008 1:24:00 PM)

    Thank you Ogden for delighting hundreds of millions (Report)Reply

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  • (2/25/2008 11:31:00 PM)

    This is the shortest poem i think ive ever seen.......wow adam had'em...that ryhmes and its two words! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! (Report)Reply

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  • (11/14/2007 6:57:00 PM)

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

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  • (7/26/2006 5:43:00 PM)

    and likewise Eve;
    they'd better leave.
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Poem Submitted: Monday, January 13, 2003



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