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jacksonlarlee: It should be illegal to look like Shel Silverstein.

sadsouthasian: how do you guys date men that look shel silverstein

comefindher: I miss shel silverstein books sometimes

SilverMom822: Shel Silverstein: The Yesees said yes to anything that anyone suggested. The Noees said no to everything unless it was proven and tested. So the Yesees all died of much too much and the Noees all died of fright. But somehow I think the Thinkforyourselfees all came out all right.

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

wiz4wiz: 37- SHEL SILVERSTEIN WAS A WIZARD BUT IT DIDN’T COME UP A LOT IN HIS POEMS. EXCEPT THE TOY EATER. THAT THING IS REAL AND IT IS TERRIFYING. SEND TWEET

TReese82: Happy what would be 90th B-Day to the late great Author Shel Silverstein!

AmyShackles: Did calligraphy of one of my favorite Shel Silverstein poems, then realized that he was really protective of his work during his lifetime and felt that his written work should only be in written form, so it feels disrespectful of his memory to share it. Thinking of those we lost

MandalovesFTSK: Spent my Saturday night passing around A Light in the Attic by Shel Silverstein with two friends reading the poems aloud opening to random pages. They drank some beers, I smoked a joint. Adulting isn't all bad I guess.

somebreaddo: this game called "journey of the broken circle" came out and i don't want to shit on it pre-emptively but is it not just a playable version of Shel Silverstein's "The Missing Piece"

LOONYOSWORLDSG: Do a loony-goony dance 'Cross the kitchen floor, Put something silly in the world That ain't been there before. Shel Silverstein PINASSayaw DJLOONYOTekaMuna

FBanishoeib: The friends who listen to us are the ones we move toward. When we are listened to, it creates us, makes us unfold and expand. Shel Silverstein

GeraniumRed321: The friends who listen to us are the ones we move toward. When we are listened to, it creates us, makes us unfold and expand. - Shel Silverstein - from Daily Good

youngpunkbitch7: Ehhhhhhnahhhh shel Silverstein I don’t think so

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

Geoluhread1: 3 of 5 stars to The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein

monendrakapur: The friends who listen to us are the ones we move toward. When we are listened to, it creates us, makes us unfold and expand. - Shel Silverstein

MichaelBrach1: The friends who listen to us are the ones we move toward. When we are listened to, it creates us, makes us unfold and expand. --Shel Silverstein

DrKashmirM: The friends who listen to us are the ones we move toward. When we are listened to, it creates us, makes us unfold and expand. - Shel Silverstein -

echoparrots: The friends who listen to us are the ones we move toward. When we are listened to, it creates us, makes us unfold and expand. - Shel Silverstein -

wascofasco: The friends who listen to us are the ones we move toward. When we are listened to, it creates us, makes us unfold and expand. - Shel Silverstein -

gsvasan: The friends who listen to us are the ones we move toward. When we are listened to, it creates us, makes us unfold and expand. - Shel Silverstein

AlanHogan: I’ve never been a Shel Silverstein fan, and I think it’s because the cover of “Where the Sidewalk Ends” promised a hell of a lot more adventure and mystery than it delivered

slursayer: so much of me can be attributed to shel silverstein and gary larson. alas,

FleetingMadness: this is the first poem on the first page of Shel Silverstein's Everything On It. dear readers, i nearly cried.

GlerumMusic: Johnny Cash / At San Quentin / A Boy Named Sue / Shel Silverstein / 2000 / Columbia/Legacy

KirbyKNielsen: I memorized a lot of Shel Silverstein poems as a kid. They each had their own specific cadence as I'd mentally recite them. Some days, now more often than ever, I just can't seem to get the line "what a day, oh what a day" out of my head.

Cynicolle: BRUH WHY DO I LOOK LIKE SHEL SILVERSTEIN

peckinpah_s: Shel Silverstein & Dr. Hook - Roland the Roadie and Gertrude the Groupie

raj65025523: She had blue skin, and so does he. He kept hiding it, and so did she. They searched for blue all their lives, then moved on neighbors and never knew. Shel Silverstein

MriamAK: “And she loved a little boy very, very much, even more than she loved herself.” – Shel Silverstein

theabhayk: “The friends who listen to us are the ones we move toward. When we are listened to, it creates us, makes us unfold and expand.” - Shel Silverstein -

vrodieborisek: shel silverstein never missed

ash1nic: Did Shel Silverstein draw this?

jesshobbs: ”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

KejeraL: as a poem: accusing rupi kaur of plagiarizing Shel Silverstein just to feel something

xanderyzell: Hold up did y’all know Shel Silverstein wrote rock songs, including for Dr Hook and Johnny Cash

KejeraL: accusing rupi kaur of plagiarizing Shel Silverstein just to feel something

xanderyzell: I know Jason’s uncultured cause I told him and he had the nerve to say who’s shel Silverstein

AndrewMadsen15: Homework Machine For my illustration class last semester, my teacher wanted us to draw a picture based on a Shel Silverstein poem. This was my attempt for Silverstein's poem "Homework Machine."

HanEliz16_: If you read Shel Silverstein’s The Giving Tree as a child, do not read it now, as you will cry and it will hurt your heart Unrelated: my eyes are sweating

thinglygrammar: It's like Black shel silverstein

bourgwick: accounts vary, but just before the show (or maybe setbreak) dustin hoffman, shel silverstein, & dr. hook shot part of this scene for “who is harry kellerman,” using light show & dead audience as backdrop. too bad cameras didn’t stick around.

dillondebord: Shel Silverstein wrote the Quran

morsini: took too big a bite of something with peanut butter and now I’m a shel silverstein character

TomWFerguson2: FOR NO REASON except I felt like posting cinema's second-best song + performance + final scene. And because I was thinking of Shel Silverstein. And I'm packing boxes and wishing this apartment building had a bellhop. Crank up and enjoy.

BillysKarma: (Written by Shel Silverstein)

Expittriate: “And another thing...Shel Silverstein is a total loser and fraud. Don’t get me started on Doris Kearns Goodwin.”

anyfactor: "She had blue skin, And so did he. He kept it hid..."- Shel Silverstein

StarQuestDance: "Do a loony-goony dance, 'cross the kitchen floor, put something silly in the world that ain't been there before."- Shel Silverstein

TaraSavannah: My middle daughter had a virtual school assignment to listen to a song with lots of high notes and low notes so we listened to Bohemian Rhapsody and she drew this picture. Then for her reading log we chose Shel Silverstein. I'm pretty sure I'm rockin' being a teacher.

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

Kdontpanicc: I had every Shel Silverstein book as a child

lil_chowda: ayo shout out shel silverstein

marebelamare: today my first graders read a shel silverstein poem, and our response to it was to make our own grocery list: "Um, Mari, we just tell the computer and our food comes." Food shopping is irrelevant to my students........

Kelyshia: Judy Blume Ann Paschal Beverly Cleary Roald Dahl Shel Silverstein Louis Sachar were all my favorite authors... then I discovered Jackie Collins Danielle Steel Michael Connelly John Grisham Mary Higgins Clark and VC Andrew’s lol

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

peckinpah_s: Shel Silverstein/Doctor Hook-Roland the Roadie and Gertrude the Groupie

Mod_Charissa: 5 of 5 stars to The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein

greenladiesc: RT Treehugger "A street house, a neat house, Be sure to wipe your feet house Is not my kind of house at all- Let's go live in a tree house.” ― Shel Silverstein

Treehugger: "A street house, a neat house, Be sure to wipe your feet house Is not my kind of house at all- Let's go live in a tree house.” ― Shel Silverstein

PeteWhitePolSci: Photographer: “Say cheese!” -click- Shel Silverstein: “Got it?” “uhhhhh...Let’s do maybe one more...maybe smile? Maybe not staring into the sun?” “No” “ Are you sure? This is a book for children about a generous magical tree....” “No. It’s good. Put it on the back cover”

tsev16: would pay money for a look inside the twisted mind of shel silverstein

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

kkaitlynreedd: What was your favorite Shel Silverstein poem as a kid? Mine was Bear In There

grade34northlea: Looked at masks in a different way today during Language by exploring the poem “Masks” by Shel Silverstein. We discussed questions as a class before beginning our independent responses to the poem.

yelste: Shel Silverstein "A Light in the Attic" Book, Poems and Drawings, Vintage 1981 Copyright, Silly Poems Fun Reading for Children and Adults

drakemotel: pretty wild that shel silverstein was straight

MakeMineAmalgam: This screenshot from Xombi looks like if Shel Silverstein was metal.

BoatingOnLI: This boat that we just built is just fine - And don't try to tell us it's not The sides and the back are divine - It's the bottom I guess we forgot ~ Shel Silverstein

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

poetry4kids: Teachers, please join me with your students tomorrow, Thursday, September 17 for an interactive livestream on "Famous Poets and their Poems: Shel Silverstein." Details here:

QSaraBN: “Listen to the mustn't, child. Listen to the don'ts. Listen to the shouldn’t, the impossible, the won'ts. Listen to the never haves, then listen close to me... Anything can happen, child. Anything can be. ”— Shel Silverstein.

Angelgm___: “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

HoxInSocks: Quasi-random question, does anyone know what poems/covers of Shel Silverstein's are illustrated with a kid climbing on/hanging upside down from a tree? Asking because of reasons--and searching for 'Shel Silverstein tree' brings up a whole buncha trees of the Giving variety

TevinJC: Shel Silverstein couldn’t even write poetry this beautiful.

Mir4ndaS: was shel silverstein a good person or no? gotta keep an eye on my childhood authors since they apparently can’t act right

AfterShockB4Awe: like shel silverstein I am crouchin' on the outside

cainengaged: Dr. Pizza shel Silverstein.

brightwebber: Where the Sidewalk Ends, by Shel Silverstein.

sabrinaahmed: the influx of streetwear brands picking bookmania font for all their designs. give my mans shel silverstein his credit

CA_AshokRam: She had blue skin 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

SunnyJShores: “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

Poolysanimate: why shel silverstein look like that

FreeWorker2: “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

glasswar: This Shel Silverstein poem prompted the 8yo to tell me he pictures god as a black man who lives in a bright white bathroom.

SamiOregon: As a new school year starts with challenges like never before, I'm excited to introduce this video series: Story with Sami.

GitaMadhu: Sick by Shel Silverstein

manda__paige: “There are no happy endings. Endings are the saddest part, So just give me a happy middle And a very happy start.” –Shel Silverstein, A Light in the Attic

RTfromIL: Anything is possible. Anything can be. - Shel Silverstein

gracieturnn: thinkin bout Shel Silverstein

PlayNiceInst: Yes we’ll walk with a walk that is measured and slow, And we’ll go where the chalk-white arrows go, For the children, they mark, and the children, they know The place where the sidewalk ends. — Shel Silverstein, Where the Sidewalk Ends

mauliedass: Inequality, equality, equity, and justice explained in illustrations inspired by Shel Silverstein.

furqanraja1122: The Missing Piece Meets the Big

HitherToFore: Annual reminder that Shel Silverstein, acclaimed children's poet, was also a powerful sorcerer.

anavictoriiaaaa: the thinker of tender thoughts by shel silverstein

yentlbreakdown: I was born in the wrong era because I’m not born in the time where I could cheat on my husband with Shel Silverstein

Not_JonahSSB: I am the new Shel Silverstein. I can write poems. Take me on Edger Allen Poe. You got nothin on this guy.

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



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