The Shrimp

In "The Shrimp," Frank Lewin sets a text of Ogden Nash, the third song in his song cycle A Musical Nashery.

Date: 1980Composer: Frank LewinText: Ogden NashSong Collection: A Musical Nashery

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The Shrimp
by Ogden Nash

A shrimp who sought his lady shrimp
Could catch no glimpse, not even a glimp.
At times, translucence
Is rather a nuisance.



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