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“Fleas”: written by Ogden Nash? Strickland Gillilan (“The Antiquity of Microbes”)? Gilett Burgess? Can anyone help? — Francisco Albano, from the Philippines
This is a concise expression of the universiality of the human condition by the master of humorous poetry that speaks to ordinary life and the mind of modern man. It’s one of my all time favorites by one of my all time poets.
I am trying to confirm that it was in fact Odgen Nash who wrote the short poem Fleas (Adam/Had’em). There seems to be some confusion. Can anyone help? Was it Strickland Gillilan?