Analysis, meaning and summary of Ogden Nash's poem Fleas


  1. Francisco Albano says:

    “Fleas”: written by Ogden Nash? Strickland Gillilan (“The Antiquity of Microbes”)? Gilett Burgess? Can anyone help? — Francisco Albano, from the Philippines

  2. Rusty says:

    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.

  3. Joseph Bentley says:

    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?

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