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All That is Gold Does Not Glitter

You asked me what my favourite poem was. I said I liked Shakespeare & also Ogden Nash, & tried to recite ‘Two dead men got up to fight… 274 more words

April 27: John James Audubon

You Can’t Get There from Here

Bird watchers top my honors list.
I aimed to be one, but I missed.
Since I’m both myopic and astigmatic, 176 more words


Reflections on Children’s Poetry, or How I Learned To Stop Worrying and Love the Lorax

By Stacy Parish, Children’s Department

One day several years ago, when my children were small, it occurred to me that perhaps I was letting them watch too much television. 537 more words


Stripy, the Green-Eyed Lady

The Cat

“You get a wife, you get a house,

Eventually you get a mouse.

You get some words regarding mice,

You get a kitty in a trice. 49 more words


Ogden Nash made poetry fun

Poet Ogden Nash broke rules.

Unconventional rhymes.

Unconventional attitudes.

This is National Poetry Month. I’m proud I attempted my own volume of poetry. The Kindle e-book is entitled… 85 more words


The Magic of Ogden Nash

Ogden Nash, (1902-1971) first came across my radar when I was shopping for a book for my then-young niece. I was in the picture book section of Barnes & Noble, a section that I don’t typically visit. 802 more words


Vintage verse - A flea and a fly in a flue by Ogden Nash

A flea and a fly in a flue

A flea and a fly in a flue,
Were imprisoned; now what could they do?
Said the fly, “let us flee.” 23 more words