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Quote of the day...

““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

Poem of the Week 91

Poet’s Tree

Shel Silverstein

Underneath the poet tree

Come and rest awhile with me,

And watch the way the word-web weaves

Between the shady story leaves. 32 more words

Shel Silverstein

The Giving Tree

Once there was a tree….
and she loved a little boy.
And everyday the boy would come
and he would gather her leaves
and make them into crowns… 69 more words


Poem of the Week 89

The Homework Machine

Shel Silverstein

The Homework Machine,

Oh, the Homework Machine,

Most perfect

contraption that’s ever been seen.

Just put in your homework,

then drop in a dime, 48 more words

Shel Silverstein

In Memory: Art Paul “took ordinary pictures and... made the magazine innovative and interesting”

”Art took ordinary pictures and, through inventive design and the addition of illustrative details, made the magazine and its covers innovative and interesting.”

– Hugh Hefner, publisher, editor, business figure, regarding Playboy magazine’s art director and chief illustrator Art Paul (1925-2018)

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Goodbye In 2018

Books From My Childhood

Somehow it’s May? And I haven’t posted in a month! What?

Lately my life has been taken over by Sims 4. I was at Target. It was on sale. 870 more words


"If there is a book you want to read but isn’t written yet, write it."

“If there is a book you want to read but isn’t written yet, write it.”

Shel Silverstein, writer