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Quote for Today: Shel Silverstein

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… 19 more words

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If Only

Have you ever thought about your some of your favorite authors and pondered why each decided to purse writing as a profession? There are a couple authors that pop into my mind instantly. 162 more words

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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


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


Where the Sidewalk Ends

Hi Crystal,

I thought I would go for something a little lighter this week (not that global feminism isn’t something we should always be thinking about) and talk about Shel Silverstein’s Where the Sidewalk Ends. 331 more words

Hug O' War

Almost every adult remembers reading Shel Silverstein books as a kid. I especially loved the books. I remember many days, hiding myself away in the attic or front porch, reading… 390 more words