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Sheldon Allan Silverstein

(September 25, 1930 – May 10, 1999 / Chicago/ Illinois)

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  • John Brown (7/28/2014 1:20:00 AM)

    i really like his poems there funny but make you think

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  • Goldheart Bird (8/21/2013 10:18:00 AM)

    I love his poems! I never read his books before though I might check some out at the libarie!

  • Artemis Gutierrez (9/10/2012 7:45:00 PM)

    I love you his poems! He's Awesome! I read almost all of his poem books. I'm his #1 fan.

  • Jessica Gaudette (12/17/2011 2:46:00 PM)

    I agree. My brother, dad and I used to buy his books for my moms birthday, which is the day after Christmas, and she has memorized so many of his poems! I recently found one we hadn't seen before, and it's waiting all wrapped up for her birthday!

  • Rimjhim Singh (9/2/2011 1:27:00 PM)

    shel silverstein= <3
    his poems coloured my childhood.

A Boy Named Sue

Well, my daddy left home when I was three,
and he didn't leave much to Ma and me,
just this old guitar and a bottle of booze.
Now I don't blame him because he run and hid,
but the meanest thing that he ever did was
before he left he went and named me Sue.

Well, he must have thought it was quite a joke,
and it got lots of laughs from a lot of folks,

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