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Khan756757: Always Marry An April Girl Ogden Nash 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 languor, April cold with sudden anger, Ever changing, ever true -- I love April, I love you.

widowsNorphans: Ogden Nash was one of my grandmother's favorites. I always hear his poems in her voice.

NotCloudyAllDay: The truth I do not stretch or shove When I state that the dog is full of love. I've also found, by actual test, A wet dog is the lovingest! ~ Ogden Nash (1902-1971) (Via Ireland and Peg's Cottage)

jlorts: I just read Julie Cadwallader Staub's "Two Poets -- or why English is such a difficult language to learn--" on today's Writer's Almanac. If you read no other poem today, READ THIS POEM! It's better than Dorothy Parker & Ogden Nash--which gives you a hint!

TerriIrwin: Happiness is having a scratch for every itch. - Ogden Nash

redshed6: It's time for our daily get together (!) If Ogden Nash doesn't do it for you, maybe my cycling shorts will!

PatrickLogicman: If Ogden Nash or Paul Dehn were still around I'm sure they would have some witty words about the coronavirus to lighten our days. Paul Dehn, at the height of our fear of atomic war: Ring a ring of neutrons, a pocketful of positrons. A fission! A fission! All fall down.

Sriniva07022196: In lighter vein.... There was a girl in Connecticut Who waved a train with her pecticut Which critics defined As presence of mind But deplorable absence of ecticut! - Ogden Nash

Sriniva07022196: There are two kinds of sins as everyone knows from Billy Sunday to Buddha, The first one consists in not having done something you shudda. --- Ogden Nash (somewhat garbled due to my "gafferage"!)

IMcMillan: Now, who was that? Ogden Nash?

CAdamsActress: By Ogden Nash To keep your marriage brimming With love in the loving cup, Whenever you're wrong, admit it; Whenever you're right, shut up.

GeriMedMD: 1/ Patient 1 quizzes me today after I finished the MMSE phone - it’s only fair! We both had a chuckle after I was stumped. Patient 2 octogenarian has 3 books running at once: A bathroom book, a kitchen book, a bedroom book. When I ask her fav, she recites Ogden Nash. Cog test ✔️

Poem2Poem: To keep your marriage brimming / With love in the loving cup, - Ogden Nash

chipsimons: God in his wisdom made the fly And then forgot to tell us why. Ogden Nash

PiercedDick1961: Possible advice to couples during lockdown... A poem by Ogden Nash, not to gay men in particular A Word To Husbands To keep your marriage brimming With love in the loving cup, Whenever you're wrong, admit it; Whenever you're right, shut up.

theschmaltz1: Matzah By Ogden Nash Matza Raw is good for the Jaw But Matza Stewed, is Gebrokts.

unix_quote: A door is what a dog is perpetually on the wrong side of. -- Ogden Nash

welfordwrites: Middle age is when you've met so many people that every new person you meet reminds you of someone else. Ogden Nash

Aenbrnood: Humans have overpopulated Earth. "People who have what they want are fond of telling people who haven't what they want, that they really don't want it." Ogden Nash

RickLondonGreen: Candy is dandy; but liquor is quicker - Ogden Nash

DStuartDavies: For those stuck indoors with a partner Ogden Nash had some wise words: To keep your marriage brimming With love in the loving cup, Whenever you're wrong, admit it; Whenever you're right, shut up.

boiseGeoff: Friday night 7 & 7 and chocolate chip cookies. “Simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance.” - Coco Chanel Candy Is dandy. But liquor Is quicker. - Ogden Nash

Cargo_Pal: A door is what a dog is perpetually on the wrong side of. ~Ogden Nash

chikuwa100q_bot: 10. Candy is dandy/ but liquor is quicker. [Ogden Nash]

rosegeorge3: Let me introduce you, if you haven’t yet met, to Ogden Nash’s ode to a goldfish: Oh wet pet.

RickLondonGreen: A door is what a dog is perpetually on the wrong side of. ~Ogden Nash

roseabrown: April poetry month selection today is a rhyming "Caution" from Ogden Nash. Consider the auk; Becoming extinct because he forgot how to fly, and could only walk. Consider man, who may well become extinct Because he forgot how to walk and learned how to fly before he thinked.

sanjanah: There is only one way to achieve happiness on this terrestrial ball, And that is to have either a clear conscience or none at all. ~Ogden Nash

gratitudehub: “To keep your marriage brimming, with love in the loving cup, whenever you're wrong admit it; whenever you're right shut up.” -OGDEN NASH

Poem2Poem: To keep your marriage brimming / With love in the loving cup, - Ogden Nash

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Embers
 by Sara Teasdale

I said, “My youth is gone
Like a fire beaten out by the rain,
That will never sway and sing
Or play with the wind again.”

I said, “It is no great sorrow
That quenched my youth in me,
But only little sorrows
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