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Tin Wedding Whistle - Poem by Ogden Nash

Though you know it anyhow
Listen to me, darling, now,
Proving what I need not prove
How I know I love you, love.
Near and far, near and far,
I am happy where you are;
Likewise I have never larnt
How to be it where you aren't.
Far and wide, far and wide,
I can walk with you beside;
Furthermore, I tell you what,
I sit and sulk where you are not.
Visitors remark my frown
Where you're upstairs and I am down,
Yes, and I'm afraid I pout
When I'm indoors and you are out;
But how contentedly I view
Any room containing you.
In fact I care not where you be,
Just as long as it's with me.
In all your absences I glimpse
Fire and flood and trolls and imps.
Is your train a minute slothful?
I goad the stationmaster wrothful.
When with friends to bridge you drive
I never know if you're alive,
And when you linger late in shops
I long to telephone the cops.
Yet how worth the waiting for,
To see you coming through the door.
Somehow, I can be complacent
Never but with you adjacent.
Near and far, near and far,
I am happy where you are;
Likewise I have never larnt
How to be it where you aren't.
Then grudge me not my fond endeavor,
To hold you in my sight forever;
Let none, not even you, disparage
Such a valid reason for a marriage.


Comments about Tin Wedding Whistle by Ogden Nash

  • Rookie - 62 Points Victor Okechukwu (12/21/2016 7:31:00 AM)

    Terrific. I only have problem with the line I long to telephone the cops; long in particular. It makes it look like it's what you desire or even crave to do, which I don't think is the sense you want to communicate. (Report) Reply

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Poems About Wedding

  1. 1. The Wedding , Sidney Lanier
  2. 2. On A Wedding Anniversary , Dylan Thomas
  3. 3. Wedding Toast , Richard Wilbur
  4. 4. Tin Wedding Whistle , Ogden Nash
  5. 5. The Wedding , lady grace
  6. 6. At The Wedding-March , Gerard Manley Hopkins
  7. 7. Wedding-Ring , Denise Levertov
  8. 8. Hiawatha's Wedding-Feast , Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  9. 9. A Slice Of Wedding Cake , Robert Graves
  10. 10. Wedding-Hymn , Sidney Lanier
  11. 11. The Wedding Dance In The Open Air , William Carlos Williams
  12. 12. The Wedding Shop , Ernestine Northover
  13. 13. On The Night Of A Friend's Wedding , Edwin Arlington Robinson
  14. 14. At A Hasty Wedding , Thomas Hardy
  15. 15. Maran-Milan (Death-Wedding) , Rabindranath Tagore
  16. 16. The Wedding Ring , Robert William Service
  17. 17. Wedding Picture Face Down , Uriah Hamilton
  18. 18. The Wedding Of The Rose And The Lotos , Vachel Lindsay
  19. 19. Peasant Wedding , William Carlos Williams
  20. 20. The Wedding Ring Dance , Anne Sexton
  21. 21. Wedding Song , Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  22. 22. Edmund's Wedding , Mary Darby Robinson
  23. 23. ~ My Mom’s Wedding ~ , MS. NIVEDITA BAGCHI SPC. UK.
  24. 24. The Iron Wedding Rings , Henry Lawson
  25. 25. To My Husband On Our Wedding-Day , Rosanna Eleanor Leprohon
  26. 26. ! ! ! ! At A Wedding...! ! ! ! ! , Mamta Agarwal
  27. 27. Wedding Bells , Nikunj Sharma
  28. 28. Wedding Song , Sappho
  29. 29. A Wedding Song , Jean Ingelow
  30. 30. Wedding Night , Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  31. 31. The Silver One-Carlita's Wedding Vows , Lonnie Hicks
  32. 32. Wedding Ring , David Harris
  33. 33. A Winter Wedding. , Fay Slimm
  34. 34. (harichandran) 04 The King's Wedding (I) , Rajaram Ramachandran
  35. 35. The Wedding Sermon , Coventry Patmore
  36. 36. Sir Curt's Wedding-Journey , Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  37. 37. 08. Spring Wedding (Charles And Camilla) , john tiong chunghoo
  38. 38. On My Wedding-Day , George Gordon Byron
  39. 39. Happy Wedding Anniversary Meggie , David Harris
  40. 40. The Golden Wedding Of Sterling And Sarah.. , Sidney Lanier
  41. 41. Epigram On My Wedding- Day To Penelope , George Gordon Byron
  42. 42. Summer Wedding Autumn Dad , Lonnie Hicks
  43. 43. There Falls With Every Wedding Chime , Walter Savage Landor
  44. 44. A Wedding March , Wilfrid Scawen Blunt
  45. 45. (harichandran) 05 The King’s Wedding (Ii) , Rajaram Ramachandran
  46. 46. Blighted Wedding Day. , Fay Slimm
  47. 47. Wedding Day , Edith Nesbit
  48. 48. Bab's Wedding Song , Scarlett Treat
  49. 49. Once Upon A Wedding Day , Joseph T. Renaldi
  50. 50. Wedding , Vasko Popa
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