Tuesday, 5 May 2020

ATTRIBUTION to OGDEN NASH - a) LIMERICKS

WORDPLAY post #216

SATIRE COMPOSED: Giorgio Coniglio and Dr. GH, March 2020, updated February 2022.

 Ogden Nash, the prolific humor contributor to the New Yorker, and author of many compendia of humorous poetry, has inspired countless wannabe authors, including the present editor. His short poems, often anthropomorphic comments on the lives and habits of animals, have been imitated, but seldom equaled.  Today's poetic offering by GC and Dr. GH relate to a popular near-limerick, whose authorship has been attributed incorrectly to ON. But, Nash did contribute a number of classics to the limerick genre, and these are displayed further down in the post.


SOCIAL MEDIA: Giorgio has recently stuck his toe in social media, and if you look hard you may be able to find him intermittently on Facebook and Twitter (#ScHurwitz - 16 'tweets' so far). 






















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