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My Favorite Shel Silverstein Poems

I loved reading Shel Silverstein‘s poems as a kid. I found them funny, thoughtful, and weird. As an educator and adult, my love for Silverstein hasn’t waned even though my favorite poems have changed. 841 more words


Athens and Shel Silverstein: Two reasons why Nashville is my new dream

Of all the strange facts I’ve learned about Nashville so far, the one that has stuck out the most was this: In 2002, Shel Silverstein was inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame. 457 more words

Angel Face

The Noir Odyssey

Writer: Frank Nugent and Oscar Millard

Story: Chester Erskine

Director: Otto Preminger

Cinematographer: Harry Stradling

Music: Dimitri Tiomkin

Cast: Robert Mitchum, Jean Simmons, Herbert Marshall, Barbara O’Neil, Leon Ames… 1,070 more words

Film Noir

Top 5 Children's Books

I have no idea why three of the five books I’ve picked for this list feature rats and/or mice. Maybe I lived for rodents as a child? 1,107 more words

Top 5 Wednesday

Summer Inertia and Shel Silverstein: Playing Hurk a little while longer

I’m back from the AVID Summer Institute feeling energized to start the new year . . . and lamenting that the summer is now flying out the door. 296 more words

Explication of Where the Sidewalk Ends by Shel Silverstein

By: Rachel Lyle, June 2nd, 2017

I took Intro To Poetry as an elective course in college. In this class instead of writing papers we did explications of poems. 1,457 more words


Review: Where the Sidewalk Ends - Shel Silverstein

Where the Sidewalk Ends – Shel Silverstein

Title: Where the Sidewalk Ends

Author: Shel Silverstein

Release Date: November 2002

Publisher: Harpercollins Childrens Books

Format: Hardcover… 446 more words