Shel Silverstein

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

Snowball - Poem by Shel Silverstein

I made myself a snowball
As perfect as could be.
I thought I'd keep it as a pet
And let it sleep with me.
I made it some pajamas
And a pillow for its head.
Then last night it ran away,
But first it wet the bed.


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  • (10/9/2019 10:04:00 AM)

    I have little ones try and take ice cream home in their lunch boxes. lol (Report)Reply

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  • (10/5/2019 8:37:00 PM)

    True thoughts of a child of that age. (Report)Reply

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  • (10/5/2019 8:36:00 PM)

    This is the age appropriate thought process of a child of 5 or 6 years of age. Not realizing what can happen to a snowball in this scenerio. (Report)Reply

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  • (10/5/2019 6:16:00 PM)

    very true, keep in freezer (Report)Reply

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  • (9/18/2019 11:51:00 AM)

    Funny poem that would start a child to think (Report)Reply

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  • (9/18/2019 11:50:00 AM)

    Funny poem that would cause a child to think after they stopped laughing. (Report)Reply

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  • (9/18/2019 11:48:00 AM)

    Funny poem that would make a child think- - - (Report)Reply

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  • (9/18/2019 11:47:00 AM)

    Very interesting and I could see how that would happen with a young child (Report)Reply

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  • (9/5/2019 7:39:00 PM)

    great poem it give great difference to identify so the child can explain too give and explain all the situation (Report)Reply

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  • (8/2/2019 8:55:00 PM)

    I can see some of kids doing this. (Report)Reply

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  • (7/25/2019 5:06:00 AM)

    The child is thinking in realistic terms for his age and what he knows at this time in his life. (Report)Reply

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  • (6/12/2019 9:30:00 AM)

    Love this poem through the thoughts of a child (Report)Reply

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  • (5/8/2019 11:44:00 PM)

    yes of course this child thought that by having more coins meant having more money. awesome poem. (Report)Reply

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  • (2/11/2019 1:45:00 PM)

    eat a fat one you redneck incest hicks! (Report)Reply

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  • (2/11/2019 1:44:00 PM)

    eat a fat one you redneck incest hicks (Report)Reply

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  • (2/11/2019 1:42:00 PM)

    yall gayer than aids (Report)Reply

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  • (1/12/2019 12:32:00 PM)

    wow. simply wonderful. (Report)Reply

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  • (12/1/2018 5:26:00 PM)

    It was very educational showing in the end she got beat out. (Report)Reply

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  • (11/25/2018 10:47:00 PM)

    Very funny what children do (Report)Reply

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  • (11/22/2018 12:13:00 PM)

    This really made me smile, thank you (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, April 7, 2010



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