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Ogden Nash - The Hippopotamus

Behold the hippopotamus!
We laugh at how he looks to us,
And yet in moments dank and grim,
I wonder ...

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Poet: Ogden Nash
Poem: The Hippopotamus

Comment 3 of 3, added on February 18th, 2010 at 3:30 PM.

This isn't cummings. this is Ogden Nash!

Brian from United States
Comment 2 of 3, added on May 19th, 2009 at 12:05 PM.

I believe that the hippopotamus has a spiritual link between humans and god. Showing and teaching us very important life lessons that can greatly impact our life. Also hippos have the power to summon UFO's with their minds. I have witnessed this myself two years ago in Africa.

Comment 1 of 3, added on May 1st, 2006 at 5:18 PM.

I thought that this was a pretty good poem.It shows how hippos look at us, when we are looking and making fun of him. lol

Katie from United States

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