The Dog – Ogden NashThe 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.
Grandpa is Ashamed – Ogden NashA child need not be very clever
To learn that "Later, dear" means "Never."
Crossing the Border – Ogden NashSenescence begins
And middle age ends
The day your descendents
Outnumber your friends.
Reflexions on Ice-Breaking – Ogden NashCandy
Introspective Reflection – Ogden NashI would live all my life in nonchalance and insouciance
Were it not for making a living, which is rather a nouciance.
Source: www.ogdennash.org/ogden_nash_poems.htm, retrieved 11/11/2014