A New Year is Upon Us!

Tonight’s December thirty-first,
Something is about to burst.
The clock is crouching, dark and small,
Like a time bomb in the hall.
Hark, it’s midnight, children dear.
Duck! Here comes another year!

Frederic Ogden Nash

from poetrytheater.org

from poetrytheater.org

 Born August 19, 1902, died May 19, 1971

An American poet known for his humorous, light verse.

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