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user9888: "Anything can happen, child. Anything can be." Shel Silverstein

theupvibes: gay shel silverstein be like: it’s giving tree

SunnyJ_Tarot: “How many slams in an old screen door? Depends how loud you shut it. How many slices in a bread? Depends how thin you cut it. How much good inside a day? Depends how good you live ’em. How much love inside a friend? Depends how much you give ’em.” – Shel Silverstein

MrAustinn: "Anything can happen, child. Anything can be."- Shel Silverstein

hannahtheebaker: me when someone asks when the tree is doing in the famous children’s book by shel silverstein

Pikampy: the principal is shel silverstein you cannot change my mind

InspiredUs: "Anything can happen, child. Anything can be."- Shel Silverstein

Poem2Poem: There is a place where the sidewalk ends / And before the street begins, - Shel Silverstein

SkyyBlew_xoxo: Shel Silverstein was black. Don’t say nothing to me about it.

moltesantie: If you get out of bed again tonight, you’ll probably run into Shel Silverstein in the hallway.

hanumtrisudewi: 4 of 5 stars to The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein

carringtonfox: I found where the sidewalk ends. It ends in Sylvan Park. I’d love to know why. I miss Shel Silverstein.

luvisss_: "Anything can happen, child. Anything can be."- Shel Silverstein

LargeDietCola: Are we ever gonna talk about how much loud Shel Silverstein smoked?

Sippintomkha: My mother brought me this Shel Silverstein book of poems when I was a little kid. For some reason I now only have pages 60 through 93. I reread them this morning it made me laugh lol

Poem2Poem: There's a Polar Bear / In our Frigidaire-- / He likes it ;cause it's cold in there. - Shel Silverstein

jadeannrivera: I woke up from a dream in which Shel Silverstein had been murdered and I was tasked with finding out how, why, and by whom. I woke up immediately with Black Eyes Peas “I gotta feeling” stuck in my head. So, yeah - how’s your day so far?

garden_bro: seriously why do people like david lynch. this is like reading shel silverstein's playboy interview

vaalavi: Can anyone lend me Two eighty-pound rats? I want to rid my house of cats. (Shel Silverstein)

Fish_CTO: The Nap Taker by Shel Silverstein

stilIblooming: WHAT SHEL SILVERSTEIN POEM IS THIS SOAP BASED OFF??? *sobbing 19 year old* please i just want to go back to my dorm

MisophonicSpree: Alert Shel Silverstein! I found it!

fkabirdo: The yassification of shel Silverstein

MODE279: it gave shel silverstein

TectonoFluids: When the lights turn green you go, when the lights turn red you stop. But what do you do when the lights turn blue with orange and lavender spots? Shel Silverstein, favourite poet. From memory so corrections welcome.

bookpoets: "There are no happy endings. Endings are the saddest part, So just give me a happy middle And a very happy start." — Shel Silverstein, Every Thing On It

wisdom2inspire_: "Anything can happen, child. Anything can be."- Shel Silverstein

JohnLacey: Red leather, yellow leather. Valv-o-l’ne. Who is Shel Silverstein? Why do I know that name?

hot_wholesale: “But those coulda shoulda wouldas all ran away and hid from one little did” -Shel Silverstein

Poem2Poem: Whosever room this is should be ashamed! / His underwear is hanging on the lamp. - Shel Silverstein

ItalyStanaKatic: drstanakatic "Back in the day when we could… I had the privilege of reading to kids at Children’s Hospital LA. If I could do it again, my pick would be “The Giving Tree” by Shel Silverstein. What books ……"

pharmap0lice: shoulda brought the shel silverstein book to college smh

NickVaVerka: This massive picture of Shel Silverstein is the perfect palette cleanser when finishing this tearjerker

moltesantie: If you get out of bed again tonight, you’ll probably run into Shel Silverstein in the hallway.

adumbstraycat: week 17: the giving tree by shel silverstein

botbotanyy: I copied Shel Silverstein poems onto my shins. When Sarah Reyes saw and read them out loud to the whole bus, I wanted my legs to fall off.

Poem2Poem: There is a place where the sidewalk ends / And before the street begins, - Shel Silverstein

knarfblack: The singer from IDLES turned into Shel Silverstein so gradually that we didn't notice until it was too late.

phantomstranga: Man trapped in a Shel Silverstein book

TomBlackCenter: Listen to 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

HaverfordSchool: During October, the LS is focusing on the virtue of selflessness. The boys had the opportunity to listen "The Giving Tree" by Shel Silverstein and to share examples of selflessness. They then created their own Giving Tree to display ways they will be selfless this month.

CptnCaustic: I have a mighty need to find my Shel Silverstein books

MummyMaster420: I inspired shel Silverstein

ellaguro: today, in children's author news: the re-animated corpses of Roald Dahl and Shel Silverstein weigh in to say trans women are not real women and that cancel culture is ruining the world.

LocalSoundwave: this looks cute but where is SHEL SILVERSTEIN

mindsetnmastery: “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

srmajistic: I hope Shel Silverstein eats me in my sleep tonight

IshaSetia6: She had blue skin. And so did he. He kept it hid. And so did she. They searched for blue, their whole life through, then passed right by - And never knew. Masks - Shel Silverstein

LocalFarmerCult: Shel Silverstein is a rad poet and artist.

mosscollection: The other night I was ill with bad allergies. It was hard to read to my kid at bedtime with tissues up my nose so I joked that maybe they should read to me. Then they proceeded to read me a bunch of Shel Silverstein poems. We cackled. And this is why I’m a mom.

elisabethseng: At age 10, I memorized (and performed) "Sick" by Shel Silverstein for a school project. Been thinking of reviving that one. What about you?

Poem2Poem: There's a Polar Bear / In our Frigidaire-- / He likes it ;cause it's cold in there. - Shel Silverstein

OG_McDuck: Speaking of how things change, it's so weird that a movie I loved and remember as sweet and life affirming was written by two legendary asshole racist pieces of trash like David Mamet and Shel Silverstein. I should revisit it and see if it looks different over thirty yrs later.

EWUalumni: 1/2 Meet EWUAA board member, Marianne Duong '06, Starbucks Coffee Company. 3 Fun Facts: -Shel Silverstein is her favorite poet. -La Bamba is her go-to karaoke song.

philenespanol: Where my foot and your ass meet, a new book from Shel Silverstein.

sab_bailey: Slept in my Shel Silverstein t-shirt and woke up being my own grandpa. Keep it going.

perfumeslit: Inspirational Mondays "Anything is possible. Anything can be." - Shel Silverstein |

jonmatt_twitch: "Where the Sidewalk Ends" by Shel Silverstein

QTheology: "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

perfumeslit: Inspirational Mondays "Anything is possible. Anything can be." - Shel Silverstein |

greenalillie: End of the day thought: ( Shel Silverstein)

BookDragon62: 4 of 5 stars to Falling Up by Shel Silverstein

theyshootactors: Incredible movie. Bunch of original songs by Ian + Sylvia Tyson + Shel Silverstein.

moltesantie: If you get out of bed again tonight, you’ll probably run into Shel Silverstein in the hallway.

astra_von: And if it doesn’t acknowledge Everything I’m feeling in this moment Is it worth the poetry? Back up to Shel Silverstein, Bitches. Who’s getting eaten by a boa constrictor?

thatsval: “She had blue skin, And so did he. He kept it hid And so did she. They searched for blue Their whole life through, Then passed right by- And never knew.” Shel Silverstein More on

0midp: Shel Silverstein I can be someone's and still be my own

Yourmomsbestpal: Big day ahead but I'll knock it out. Golf with U2, eating penne on the course, reading Shel Silverstein to each other...

paleo_pop: A pair of paleo poems by American cartoonist & poet Shel Silverstein.

PoeticLotion: I can't draw fancy pictures. Mine are meant to be Shel Silverstein style.

MadQueenStorm: ~ Where the Sidewalk Ends by Shel Silverstein

711r0sey: he’s talking about shel silverstein…………………

AveryHallIns: Did you know that October is National Book Month? We'll be sharing our team members' favorite stories all month long. Tracy from Benefits favorite book is a classic, "The Giving Tree" by Shel Silverstein. A book she's enjoying right now is "Blessed and Unstoppable" by Billy Alsb

sarahw: The original pieces depicted Hefner, Bobbi Arnstein, Karen Christy, John Dante, Gene Siskel, and Shel Silverstein. (More pieces were added later.)

Di_Vegas: "All the Woulda-Coulda-Shouldas Layin' in the sun. Talkin' bout the things They woulda-coulda-shoulda done... But those Woulda-Coulda-Shouldas All ran away and hid. From one little did". Shel Silverstein

faggmatic: evil shel silverstein be like the taking tree

booorgan: on a lighter note, thinking about how in third grade my class did a play in honor of shel silverstein and i played him

Durbikins: Consider this photograph of Shel Silverstein.

symphonyoflove: I can be someone’s and still be my own. - Shel Silverstein More Shel Silverstein Quotes and Sayings:

dalahastmusic: Welcome to bushwick I just saw a guy with a tie-dyed shel Silverstein t-shirt

wisdom2inspire_: "Anything can happen, child. Anything can be." Shel Silverstein

weRthesoundwave: I didnt know shel silverstein was in death grips

MsHarkin: No, dictation, I don’t mean “hilarity in shoes.” That’s not a thing. I only used the liquid U so you would understand. Never mind. I’ll type it. Sidebar: really can’t believe Hilarity in Shoes isn’t already a Shel Silverstein book

alaskawmiller: Spike Jonze Kanye West Shel Silverstein Janicza Bravo Frank Ocean Donald Glover Scott Mescudi Alan Moore Kendrick Lamar Fred Rogers Stanley Kubrick Robert Abel Frank Lloyd Wright

KingLeo67th: He says, 'It's not that I like ice Or freezin' winds and snowy ground. It's just sometimes it's kind of nice To be the only bird in town. - Shel Silverstein

ForgottenBeauty: 3/3 I'm the Dragon of Grindly Grun, But my lunches aren't very much fun, For I like my damsels medium rare, and they always come out well done. -The Dragon Of Grindly Grun -Shel Silverstein

coupleworks: Self-acceptance can be life-enhancing too! Masks She had blue skin / And so did he / He kept it hidden / And so did she / They looked for blue / Their whole life through / Then passed right by / And never knew (Shel Silverstein)

mrtvbum2: The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein

sammaketweet: if shel silverstein were alive he’d be like “be they she or he/they/she / he be all who she/may/be / they to them and they to thee / toast! to all a jubilee”

Arrested_Word: “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

SteeleDaddy: Art by the late/great Shel Silverstein, who wrote one of my favorite stoner songs...worth looking up and listening to ⬇️

a_greenwood: To me, freedom entitles you to do something, not to not do something. ― Shel Silverstein

mcpheeceo: “The baby bat Screamed out in fright, 'Turn on the dark, I'm afraid of the light.” ― Shel Silverstein

user9888: "Anything can happen, child. Anything can be."- Shel Silverstein

DrWomanhattan: this Shel Silverstein album cover is crazy

AzizHayat308: Anything by Shel Silverstein gives me immediate vivid flashbacks to reading his books at school at Kingsley Montessori in Boston.

donovanmedieval: I wonder if Shel Silverstein's mother had just died when he wrote it.

nabihaiderali: People on the receiving end of antisemitism and racialized Islamophobia have been saying to cut the whole, "Shel Silverstein is so scary!1!!" crap. Some of us have family/community/etc. who look like that. Some of us look like that. You need to reevaluate your childhood fears.

nicratwoman: “If you are a dreamer, come in, If you are a dreamer, a wisher, a liar, A hope-er, a pray-er, a magic bean buyer... If you're a pretender, come sit by my fire For we have some flax-golden tales to spin. Come in! Come in!” ― Shel Silverstein



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