Shel Silverstein

(September 25, 1930 – May 10, 1999 / Chicago/ Illinois)

Somebody Has To


Somebody has to go polish the stars,
They're looking a little bit dull.
Somebody has to go polish the stars,
For the eagles and starlings and gulls
Have all been complaining they're tarnished and worn,
They say they want new ones we cannot afford.
So please get your rags
And your polishing jars,
Somebody has to go polish the stars.

Submitted: Wednesday, April 07, 2010

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