Shel Silverstein
Chicago/ Illinois
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Crowded Tub

Rating: 3.1
There are too many kids in this tub
There are too many elbows to scrub
I just washed a behind that I'm sure wasn't mine
There are too many kids in this tub.
Suryendu Chaudhury 17 October 2020
Seems to be based on the personal experience of the poet.
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Dr Antony Theodore 14 October 2020
I just washed a behind that I'm sure wasn't mine There are too many kids in this tub. as always enjoyed reading your poem. tony
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Kevin Patrick 25 May 2019
Sounds like he needs a bigger tub, but I wouldn't say that cause I don't want to rub. Silverstein was ingénues for imbuing so much in just a few lines.
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kokor 10 April 2019
Switch tub fot test-tube and we have moral dilemmas of in vitro fertilization here.
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Brian Taylor 22 February 2019
Good poem, Shel it has nice rhythm.
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Dee Dee 31 March 2018
Love it It is not too short I couldn't have written this poem Short as it is.
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Lucas 18 January 2018
it is so short nobody likes it just to short
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Dancingnature 15 January 2018
I remember as a kid 4 girls pretending to go swimming in a big cast iron tub
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James Poemslayer 27 May 2016
Poem slain my james poemslayer coming in with that slaining poem action shel silverstein slithering up to the poem like a truck -james poemslayer Poem slayuing level = 2
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James Buttros 08 June 2012
funny and creative i like it!
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