Shel Silverstein

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

Wastebasket Brother - Poem by Shel Silverstein

Someone put their baby brother
Under this basket- -
The question is exactly why,
But I'm not going to ask it.
But someone, I ain't sayin' who,
Has got a guilty face,
Ashamed for lettin' such a lovely brother
Go to waste.

Topic(s) of this poem: fun


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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Poem Edited: Wednesday, May 13, 2015


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