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The Gander

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



Be careful not to cross the gander,
A bird composed of beak and dander.
His heart is filled with prideful hate
Of all the world except his mate,
And if the neighbors do not err
He's overfond of beating her.
Is he happy? What's the use
Of trying to psychoanalyze a goose?
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Submitted by RobertHaigh on June 10, 2020

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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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