Shel Silverstein

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

Crowded Tub - Poem by Shel Silverstein

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.


Comments about Crowded Tub by Shel Silverstein

  • (3/31/2018 5:29:00 PM)


    Love it
    It is not too short
    I couldn't have written this poem
    Short as it is.
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  • (1/18/2018 5:10:00 AM)


    it is so short nobody likes it just to short (Report) Reply

  • (1/15/2018 12:49:00 AM)


    I remember as a kid 4 girls pretending to go swimming in a big cast iron tub (Report) Reply

  • (5/27/2016 8:49:00 AM)


    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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  • (6/8/2012 8:53:00 AM)


    funny and creative i like it! (Report) Reply

  • john tiong chunghoo (5/1/2006 9:27:00 AM)


    lovely and meaningful. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, January 1, 2004



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