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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.

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List of poems by Ogden Nash 32 total

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A Flea And A Fly In A Flue
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Common Cold
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The Duck
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Adventures of Isabel
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Old men
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The Germ
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Morning Prayer
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A Lady Thinks She is Thirty
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The Python
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I Didn't Go To Church Today
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The Grackle
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A Dog's Best Friend Is His Illiteracy
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Children's Party
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Song of the Open Road
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A Word to Husbands
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Always Marry an April Girl
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Curl Up and Diet
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Winter Complaint
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Requiem
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I Love Me
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The Gander
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A Caution to Everybody
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First Child... Second Child
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The Terrible People
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Introspective Reflection
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  • Snodeel
    John Lithgow does a marvelous recitation of the Ogden Nash poem "No Doctor Today, Thank You".
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  • markanthonyschroettner
    Back in the day when my clasmates and myself used to read poetry out loud in front of our pupils. I always liked Ogden Nash's poems. I kept one of the school books called New Poems For The Grades for the eighth grade by W.H. Sadlier, Inc. and Copyright 1969 by William H. Sadlier, Inc. These poems were selected and arranged by a Committee of The Sisters of St. Joseph , Chesnut Hill, Pennsylvania. I also have in my collection, Ogden Nash's books: Vesrus (1949) and Many Long Years Ago (1945). 
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