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Always Marry an April Girl

Ogden Nash 1902 (Rye, New York) – 1971 (Baltimore)

Praise the spells and bless the charms,
I found April in my arms
April golden, April cloudy,
Gracious, cruel, tender, rowdy;
April soft in flowered langor,
April cold with sudden anger,
Ever changing, ever true —
I love April, I love you.
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Ogden Nash

Ogden Nash (1902-1971) was, during his lifetime, the most well-known American writer of light verse, and his popularity has continued after his death. His witty style has been imitated by many, but none have quite equalled the old master. more…

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