Category Archives: Poetry

#576 Ogden Nash / Fyfe Robertson – 19 August 1902

Ogden Nash Frederic Ogden Nash (August 19, 1902 – May 19, 1971) was an American poet well known for his light verse. The New York Times said his “droll verse with its unconventional rhymes made him the country’s best-known producer of humorous poetry”. Ogden Nash wrote over 500 pieces of … Continue reading

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#521 Tom Paulin / John Cooper Clarke – 25 January 1949

Tom Paulin Thomas Neilson Paulin (born 25 January 1949, Leeds, England) is a Northern Irish poet and critic of film, music and literature. He is the GM Young Lecturer in English Literature at Hertford College, Oxford. John Cooper Clarke John Cooper Clarke (born 25 January 1949) is an English performance poet who first became famous during the punk rock era … Continue reading

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