Ogden Nash

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

The Octopus - Poem by Ogden Nash

Tell me, O Octopus, I begs
Is those things arms, or is they legs?
I marvel at thee, Octopus;
If I were thou, I'd call me Us.


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Poem Submitted: Monday, January 13, 2003

Poem Edited: Tuesday, October 27, 2015


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