Comments about Shel Silverstein
licksboots4fun: me vs shel silverstein who gonna win
BobaDrinker2002: i can't stop thinking about this and abt the bit in diary of a wimpy kid about how scary shel silverstein is
tiniecl0wn: SHEL SILVERSTEIN CARRIED MY CHILDHOOD
fuquimee: Within three generations we have had two very significant pop culture authors that have inspired multiple generations of children to appreciate the written word.
Both have been cancelled.
Who is next?
erinedmison: It’s probably not at all the time for a Shel Silverstein biopic, and yet, I would watch that.
Poem2Poem: There is a place where the sidewalk ends / And before the street begins, - Shel Silverstein
lighthaos: WHY DID THEY REMINI SHEL SILVERSTEIN
anrorcim: ngl i distinctly remember my elementary school specifically celebrating shel silverstein poetry during black history month, making me think he was a notable black poet. ive been looking up everything about him now and i got a strong feeling that my education has failed me
truasf: need to review shel silverstein album
Oldtrundlebed: The hottest men are Sasha Baron Cohen and Shel Silverstein
WTMpresents: Every time Shel Silverstein comes up, I think about the fact that somebody told me he died of AIDS when I was like 9 and I just believed that to be true until my early 20s. Had 3rd grade me crying reading his poetry thinking it was the last thing he ever wrote
BienGabs: HAHAHHAHA this was so relatable back then
RIP Shel Silverstein btw
heavlycyborg: thinking about shel silverstein writing playboy ads
thugvil: just found out shel silverstein isn't black
Angelapagos: WAIT STEVEN SPIELBERG AND SHEL SILVERSTEIN ARE TWO DIFFERENT PEOPLE?
bookranda: “If you are a dreamer come in
If you are a dreamer a wisher a liar
A hoper 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
EVERYONE BUY BOZE'S BOOK
hareshababy: I ordered the full Harry Potter set, a wrinkle in time and a Shel Silverstein piece on eBay, 3 days after the anticipated delivery date, they still never arrived so I filed a complaint and got refunded. The next day they all showed up
HarikaBasharan: Colors Poem by Shel Silverstein
horrormuseum: READY FOR YOUR MINDS TO BE BLOWN?
The song was written by Shel Silverstein who wrote Where The Sidewalk Ends, The Giving Tree, You're Always Welcome At Our House, Hey Loretta, Johnny Cash's A BOY NAMED SUE and was produced and arranged by Joe Raposo
luvisss_: "Anything can happen, child. Anything can be."- Shel Silverstein
kidsneedtoread: On Sundays, we highlight virtual storytimes as another great way to read together with your children.
Here is a fabulous video from KidTimeStoryTime featuring the classic THE GIVING TREE by Shel Silverstein.
wisdom2inspire_: "Anything can happen, child. Anything can be." Shel Silverstein
hanhan2297: oh to be a shel silverstein sketch
kalenuwu: So I’m the only who lived my life thinking shel Silverstein was black
thesinnersfeed: why did i think Shel Silverstein was a black man???
mariforeveryung: shel Silverstein isn’t black ?!
_living_well: On one hand: what if I grew a shel Silverstein type beard but on the other: what if I got really into wigs
macyjacob12: I love you Shel Silverstein
Nv0u0: Shel Silverstein x MC Ride
mentallyilipino: the way that this was the reason behind my fear of shel silverstein as a child,,
Rattrix: Shel Silverstein radiates strong Death Grips energy
posting_malone: shel silverstein rips even harder these days, to me
MassiveDork: I actually looked up a photo of Shel Silverstein once after reading this part... he deadass looks like he’ll murder you for looking at him funny.
Or Jack Baker from RE7.
zainaaaab_: just found out Shel Silverstein is white????
faymair: shel silverstein = hawt
mollygmollyg: omg is this why when my brother was a senior in high school he wrote a play where the ghost of shel silverstein haunted nick saban and a cohort of christian missionary children???.....will report back
ify_mod: this scene from diary of a wimpy kid the last straw is how i found out who shel silverstein was
4goth1: "He cooks and sews and cleans up the place
he cuts my hair and shaves my face
And irons my shirts better than a daughter could do
And on the nights that I cant score
well I cant tell you anymore
Sure is a joy to have a boy named Sue"
-Shel Silverstein: father of a boy named Sue
UGHGUKKIES: I WAS TERRIFIED OF SHEL SILVERSTEIN ON THE BACK OF MY GIVING TREE BOOK AS A CHILD LIKE SO SO SCARED so TRUE bestie jeff
Aaron__Chambers: I have always wondered why Jeff Kinney went in on Shel Silverstein for literally no reason like they were rivals or something
xenbie: seriously just learning that shel silverstein is white... i feel bamboozled
AlanMach5: Still need Oscar Isaac in a Shel Silverstein biopic. Same exact look.
ElSangito: shel silverstein stopped putting his face on the back of books bc of this, or his publishers stopped doing it either way, i feel bad though imagine how much dysmorphia that would induce if you were known as a dude whose 'about the author' photo freaks ppl out
sapphiceevee: today i learned that shel silverstein wasnt black
icarus_affairs: shel silverstein walks into your house, where do u hide?
__fvk__: shel silverstein isn’t black???
shreyabasu003: shel silverstein looks pretty normal some of you grew up around too many wasps
polytechnique22: I was not prepared to know this about Shel Silverstein.
RR2GO: i literally didnt know ppl thought shel silverstein was "scary looking" or whatever until today. put some respect on my man shel. dudes rock
hmmbopbop: Just found out shel Silverstein is dead
astr0blaster: Still thinking about that shel Silverstein tweet
nnilkshake: just learned shel silverstein is dead dhmu
Goophyass: WHY TF AM I HORNY FOR SHEL SILVERSTEIN
MissusCis: Here’s how old I am—I remember reading and cracking up at this on funbrain lol what gets me is his approximation of shel Silverstein somehow contains the same energy as shel Silverstein’s actual picture
hazel_create_: one of the diary of a wimpy kid bits that genuinely made me laugh lmfao I love shel silverstein
ENDERlANBOO: if tommy was literate he would probably be scared of shel silverstein
1followernodad: Shel Silverstein was HOT. Just saw someone making fun of how he looked and they are filthy in their soul for that.
mdhikas_: I can be someone's and still be my own.
jasoncubarhodes: My search for arrangements/performances of Shel Silverstein songs even better than Dr Hook's is kind of perverse because they are so close to perfection. If not on record then certainly live. E.g.:
daf619: shel silverstein looking kinda different here
ShawnRadcliffe: In honor of Shel Silverstein ... and procrastinating.
Deep in the forest, away from our mums
We traveled with purpose and both of our thumbs
Our noses were loaded and longed to breathe free
So we decorated the bark of the Old Booger Tree
cassandrasdis: Middletown author Anthony Valerio publishes book on writer Shel Silverstein
stardustsza: as a child i remember being offended though bc i loved shel silverstein
MeaningBot42: Shel Silverstein and his abiding w….
knarfblack: Warhammer Shel Silverstein wants to show you where the sidewalk ends. (In Hell)
Tranquilcowboy: Last night I wrote something that came out like Shel Silverstein and Edward Gorey were whispering in my ear. Weird children's stories are now my path.
drudgeons: Now I can tell people I'm not scowling in photos, I just have that Shel Silverstein energy
ARumblings: My Top 10 books this week
1.Himself by Jess Kid
2.The Mugpie Murders by Anthony Horowitz
3.The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie By Alan Bradley (A Flavia De Luce Novel)
4.The missing Piece by Shel Silverstein
5.The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turton
TheDianitaDucky: I read The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein to Ary last night and I did not expect her to actually ugly cry. She was actually wailing. My poor child... I’m going to pay for her therapy huh
slimerxt: we should have known white gentiles were the weakest link in society when they would flip to the back of where the sidewalk ends and point to shel silverstein and go “see!!! look how creepy he looks!!!!!!”
MelanieJaxn: Once i spoke the language of the flowers,
Once i undrestand each word the caterpillar said,
Once i smiled in secret at the gossip of the starlings.
eirenicon: 5 of 5 stars to A Light in the Attic by Shel Silverstein
MotivationalUi: "Anything can happen, child. Anything can be."- Shel Silverstein
FanbyteMedia: move over shel silverstein. the hottest new kids' book? it's The Poggers Tree
ProfChrisMJones: TIL that Shel Silverstein wrote a country song about Topeka called "One's On the Way" and Loretta Lynn recorded it in 1972. It's perfect. She just re-recorded it as a duet with Margo Price. Whether or not you live in Topeka you have to listen:
lishevita: He taught me how cool science is before I ever started school. And the lesson I learned was that science is cool because it's full of wonder and moments of excellent and unbridled joy!
He also read me poetry by Shel Silverstein and bought me books of silly jokes. This is LIFE.
htxflores29: shel silverstein>> dr.suess
theramonas: any of these by shel silverstein!
Middletownpress: Middletown author Anthony Valerio publishes book on writer Shel Silverstein
EINBookNews: Middletown author Anthony Valerio publishes book on writer Shel Silverstein
yavimaya_erik: It’s Johnny Cash’s birthday! To celebrate here’s a picture of Johnny singing “Boy Named Sue” with the man who wrote it, Shel Silverstein
I guested on The Goblin Lore podcast & we talked about the connection between Song & Story, including these two bards
ELindenMusic: It’s Johnny Cash’s birthday! To celebrate here’s a picture of songwriter Shel Silverstein and Johnny playing “A Boy Named Sue”
I am this week’s guest on the Goblin Lore podcast and we talk about songwriters who tell stories... including these two legends
YoureFabulous: When feeling stuck, stifled or limited, it's important to open your mind to new possibilities...
"Anything is possible. Anything can be." - Shel Silverstein |
MelanieJaxn: No -- I did not take a nap --
The nap -- took -- me
Off the bed and out the window
Far beyond the sea,
To a land where sleepy heads
Read only comic books
And lock their naps in iron safes
So that they can't get took.
MystryeDragon: "The eyeball in the gumball machine
There between the red and the green
Looking at me as if to say,
You don't want anymore gum today."
- Shel Silverstein
ShopNoFaceCase: '' I can be someones and still be my own '' - Shel Silverstein
xjdante: Shel Silverstein’s drawings gave me terrible nightmares as a kid. Thank you, Shel Silverstein.
Poem2Poem: Whosever room this is should be ashamed! / His underwear is hanging on the lamp. - Shel Silverstein
kenneth212: Safe to say Johnny Cash had nothing to do with "The Muppets" set including a Confederate flag. Explaining "A Boy Named Sue" to today's activists might prove more difficult(!) ... CC: The estate of Shel Silverstein
Poem2Poem: There is a place where the sidewalk ends / And before the street begins, - Shel Silverstein
OriginalCynOL: Shel Silverstein got me in the mood to pen a few silly poems of my own. Check them out under "New Poems" on the cover of my blog,
caitlangelesque: paige had a crush shel silverstein as a kid ......
X10Dickison: Daniel didn’t know who Shel Silverstein was and he’s never heard of any of his books. I married a dinosaur.
IvoryChronicles: Shel Silverstein was, and still is, a treasure.
zoeuhlexis: Nature taught me abundance s/o shel Silverstein I finally feel understood cus u validated me
klu100: this girl just said shel silverstein definitely hated children and honestly ?? made my morning
pocketbookking: “shel we’re almost read to publish the giving tree. what do you want the back cover to look like?”
musicalmerry: was anyone else entirely terrified of shel silverstein’s photo as a kid bc this still strikes fear in my soul
user9888: "Anything can happen, child. Anything can be."- Shel Silverstein
Poem2Poem: There's a Polar Bear / In our Frigidaire-- / He likes it ;cause it's cold in there. - Shel Silverstein
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