Monthly Archives: February 2011

Crabbit Old Woman, and reply

According to the internet, ‘Crabby Old Man’ is based on a poem written by the poest Phyllis McCormack (d. c. 1988), who wrote it while she was working in a nursing home in Sunnyside Hospital in Montrose in the 1960s … Continue reading

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A Crabby Old Man

We read a poem which has become famous in the internet, called “Crabby Old Man.” It is circling the internet with this introduction. When an old man died in the geriatric ward of a nursing home in North Platte, Nebraska … Continue reading

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