Shel Silverstein

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

No Difference - Poem by Shel Silverstein

Small as a peanut,
Big as a giant,
We're all the same size
When we turn off the light
Rich as a sultan,
Poor as a mite,
We're all worth the same
When we turn off the light.
Red, black or orange,
Yellow or white,
We all look the same
When we turn off the light.
So maybe the way
To make everything right
Is for God to just reach out
And turn off the light!


Comments about No Difference by Shel Silverstein

  • (3/21/2019 12:07:00 PM)

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  • (10/10/2018 10:16:00 AM)

    This is an incredible poem. Loved it. (Report)Reply

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  • (10/5/2018 5:36:00 PM)

    The best! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! (Report)Reply

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  • (6/6/2018 6:52:00 PM)

    AWESOME! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! (Report)Reply

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  • (6/6/2018 6:50:00 PM)

    Shel Silverstein poems are the best (Report)Reply

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  • (5/1/2018 8:16:00 PM)

    AWSOME I LOVE IT IT WAS BEAUTIFUL : D (Report)Reply

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  • (5/1/2018 3:05:00 PM)

    yeet fam wazzup im bored (Report)Reply

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  • (3/1/2018 8:49:00 AM)

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    (5/1/2018 8:15:00 PM)

    Eygubhfjknsz THAT IS RUDE (why u say it sucks dude)

    (4/18/2018 3:12:00 PM)

    that is the worst comment of this tittle i have ever heard

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  • (1/14/2018 3:57:00 PM)

    . After showing the same queen in white and black, I taught the poem “ No Difference.” It was part of our fourth Poem Party for parents and visitors in the auditorium.. (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, April 7, 2010



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