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Book Review: The Giving Tree

I recently had a go at reading Shel Silverstein’s A Light in the Attic which was lovely (even if I am a little too old for these books now), and now I’ve read his  113 more words


"Anything can happen, child. ANYTHING can be."

“Listen to the MUSTN’TS, child,
Listen to the DON’TS
Listen to the SHOULDN’TS
Listen to the NEVER HAVES
Then listen close to me-

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On Finding My Missing Piece

Every night before bed, I read at least one book to my boys. Not long ago Ethan picked The Missing Piece by Shel Silverstein, and it is now one of his favorite books. 1,110 more words



Growing up poetry was never my favorite thing to read. I liked Shel Silverstein and Jack Prelutsky, but in my mind I also never considered their writing poems. 366 more words


Book Review: A Light in the Attic

I recently decided that I need to read some poetry books, and this happens to be the one that I started with. I’m also planning on reading another of Silverstein’s collections, … 164 more words


Shtick (A Parody of Shel Silverstein's "Sick.")

No need to go to Target today, I’m sure,
Said little blogger Momontour.

I have napkins, socks, and baking powder,
Pens and pencils, cereal and clam chowder. 310 more words