Shel Silverstein

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

For Sale - Poem by Shel Silverstein

One sister for sale!
One sister for sale!
One crying and spying young sister for sale!
I’m really not kidding,
So who’ll start the bidding?
Do I hear the dollar?
A nickel?
A penny?
Oh, isn’t there, isn’t there, isn’t there any
One kid that will buy this old sister for sale,
This crying and spying young sister for sale?


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    I really like to translate his poems in Russian language (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, April 7, 2010



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