The Pocket Book of Ogden Nash Author:Ogden Nash Here in one volume is the best of Ogden Nash. — Nimble and naughty, lyric and laughing, lighter than air, sharply penetrating, these poems bear the unmistakable stamp of an authentic comic genius of our day and age. — Ogden Nash has a unique and memorable talent. He is a shrewd humorist who comments on everything under the sun. Here are his best... more » and most famous poems--his hilarious grouches, unflinching puns, indescribable rhymes. They add up to many long hours of entertainment.
I adored Ogden Nash back in the day (of my teens and twenties). The Termite: "Some primal termite knocked on wood, and tasted it and found it good. And that is why your cousin May, fell through the parlor floor today." I mean, what is not to love??! His poems will definitely make you smile....and think.