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Review: Where the Sidewalk Ends

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4+ of 5 stars to Where the Sidewalk Ends, a collection of poetry published in 1974 by Shel Silverstein. What a wonderful book to read with children at any age; that is, both any age for the reader and the children! 423 more words

Book Reviews

My Favorite Shel Silverstein Poems

Shel Silverstein is one of the things from my childhood that I’ve recently rediscovered. I can’t say I was a huge fan of his work when I was a kid, I mean I read Where The Sidewalk Ends and thoroughly enjoyed The Giving Tree but I didn’t really appreciate what he was trying to say until recently.This was largely in part to the fact that by the time he died I hadn’t yet learned to read. 236 more words

A Light On In The Attic

Where The Sidewalk Ends by Shel Silverstein

I grew up on this book of poems by this wonderful man and really just wanted to write a review (and today by review I mean list out some favorite poems) of something I love without having to put any real effort in. 1,441 more words


The Bears on the Stairs.


There is a place at the top of the stairs,

that’s a favorite haunt of nighttime bears.

They park their butts so fuzzy and wide, 214 more words

Adrian Fogelin

Do you know the way to the place where the sidewalk ends?

I’m guest hosting over at the dVerse Poetry Pub today. I want my fellow poets to look into the idea of “covering” another poet’s poetry, in much the same way that a musician might cover a melody by another musician. 306 more words


Where The Sidewalk Ends

Now for a book I’ve only read selections thereof: Where The Sidewalk Ends by the incomparable poet Shel Silverstein. With a name like that, you pretty much have no choice but to be some kind of artist. 176 more words


Five Top Five of November — Gene Tierney

Hello, everyone! I’m back with another installment of my ‘Five Top Five’ series, this time honoring the alluring Gene Tierney on her 96th birthday! Here I’ll be listing my top five films of hers, describing the plots, and discussing why I enjoy the films. 1,347 more words