Shel Silverstein

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

Something Missing


I remember I put on my socks,
I remember I put on my shoes.
I remember I put on my tie
That was painted
In beautiful purples and blues.
I remember I put on my coat,
To look perfectly grand at the dance,
Yet I fell there is something
I may have forgot----
What is it? What is it?. . .

Submitted: Wednesday, April 07, 2010

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