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The Unicorn

The Unicorn by Shel Silverstein

from the book “Where the Sidewalk Ends” (1974)

A long time ago when the earth was green
There were more kinds of animals than you’ve ever seen… 268 more words


Hey Lester, smell my dandelion...

If wishes were horses than beggars would ride.

I guess I want to ride.

Because I want a wish. I want wishes. I want a genie granting me wishes, cause then I would wish for more wishes. 471 more words

Happy National Spoonerism Day!


I have been telling Eric that I feel like I have a brain tumor or something because I have started talking so poorly! It’s like no matter how hard I try I keep mixing up my speech. 420 more words

The sidewalk continues: Shel Silverstein is getting a biopic

The tree must be happy. The boy is coming back, in a big way.

Beloved poet, songwriter, author and illustrator Shel Silverstein, America’s eccentric uncle of children’s letters — who died in 1999 at age 68 – is headed off the pen-and-ink page and onto the big screen. 63 more words


Listen to the mustn’ts, child. Listen to the don’ts. Listen to the shouldn’ts, the impossibles, the won’ts. Listen to the never haves, then listen close to me… Anything can happen, child. Anything can be. -Shel Silverstein


Shel Silverstein Biopic in the Works at McG's Wonderland Sound and Vision (EXCLUSIVE)

Wonderland Sound and Vision has launched development on a biopic about Shel Silverstein, the prolific children’s book author, cartoonist and lyricist.

Wonderland principals McG ( 264 more words