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The Game In The Windowless Room- Shel Silverstein

This is a transcription of a Shel Silverstein poem recited by Ricky Jay at the end of his autobiographical documentary, “Deceptive Practices”. I couldn’t find it anywhere on the Internet, which tells me that this poem was either written by Silverstein as a private commission, or that Jay wrote the poem himself. 606 more words

what's your favorite book?

I don’t have a favorite book.

That sentence makes me cringe as I write it because, someone who loves to read should have a favorite book, right? 738 more words

Books And Reading

Rain by Shel Silverstein

I opened my eyes
And looked up at the rain,
And it dripped in my head
And flowed into my brain,
And all that I hear as I lie in my bed… 49 more words

The Key to Thanksgiving Happiness

Once there was a tree.

Well, multiple trees.

The trees around my childhood home were alive in a sense of mysticism and imagination.

They each displayed a personality and a sense of responsibility. 293 more words

Mental Health

Lit Matters: What "The Giving Tree" Gave Me

by Corey Dahl

I have maybe the best dental hygienist in the world. Not only is she great at cleaning teeth, she’s also just an enjoyable person—and I really enjoy enjoyable people. 551 more words

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