Tag Archives: Don Marquis
I was fooling around on Facebook the other day, checking out fan pages. I couldn’t help but give Ted a hard time about his. “Two hundred eighty-two fans is better than no fans at all,” I told him, “But Garfield … Read more
As promised here a month ago, here’s another poem by Archy the cockroach. Archy lived in the office of newspaper columnist Don Marquis, and when I was a boy no writer did more to make me want to read and … Read more
Don Marquis was a newspaperman back in the day. His name rarely rings a bell in our times, but 80 or 90 years ago he was one of the most popular humorists in America. People read him in the morning … Read more
It was in the 2nd grade that I was introduced to the first poems I ever liked—a slew of them, in fact, all written by a cockroach named Archy.