Ogden Nash

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

The Grackle - Poem by Ogden Nash

The grackle's voice is less than mellow,
His heart is black, his eye is yellow,
He bullies more attractive birds
With hoodlum deeds and vulgar words,
And should a human interfere,
Attacks that human in the rear.
I cannot help but deem the grackle
An ornithological debacle.

Topic(s) of this poem: birds


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Poem Submitted: Thursday, May 21, 2015



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