YANPMBE (Yet Another National Poetry Month Blog Entry)

For a Friday, there’s nothing better, poetically speaking, than something by one of America’s best poets of light verse, Ogden Nash…

Assorted Chocolates
by Ogden Nash 

If some confectioner were willing
To let the shape announce the filling,
We’d encounter fewer assorted chocs,
Bitten into and returned to the box.

From:
The Best of Ogden Nash
Edited by Linell Nash Smith, Chicago: Ivan R. Dee, 2007, p. 288.


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Dave Linder: Meteorologist, computer scientist, writer... and one who enjoys a well-timed quick quip.

Posted on April 4, 2008, in Poetry and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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