Shel Silverstein

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

Shel Silverstein
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As Edwin McDowell reported in the New York Times Book Review (8 Nov 1981), Silverstein "for several years now... has refused interviews and publicity tours, and he even asked his publisher not to give out any biographical information about him." What is known about Silverstein, however, is that he was born in Chicago (Illinois) in 1932, is divorced and has one daughter. Most of what is known about his views and opinions, aside from what may be interpreted from his works, comes from a Publisher's Weekly (24 Feb 1975) interview with Jean F. Mercier. Silverstein discussed the roots of his career in his childhood with Mercier:

"When I was a kid - 12, 14, around there -... more »

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  • House Poet (2/23/2018 11:02:00 PM)

    shel silverstein, so happy to see you're back from the dead, or you're bio is wrong. I'd like to see a poem on? ? ? ?
    Little Jacob Sartorius,
    Was very bi-curious,
    He sits at his pc,
    Touching his wee wee,
    As he sits in school,
    Posting gay,
    Being a fool,
    But on this post
    You're just a tool,
    If I ever met Shel,
    And we saw you on the street,
    We would both tell you,
    To SUCK OUR MEAT!

    Pen Drop! ! !

  • Jacob Sartorius (2/22/2018 11:32:00 AM)

    ME IS VERY GAY OOPS

  • Jacob Sartorius (2/22/2018 11:31:00 AM)

    ummm.......... I AM GAYYYYYY AS FUCKKKKKKK

  • Jacob Sartorius (2/22/2018 11:30:00 AM)

    BABYYYY YOU CAN WEAR MY SWEATSHIRTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTT

  • Big Boi Benn (2/21/2018 6:43:00 PM)

    i LoVe ShEl CoMe At Me BrO

  • ur mother has the gey (2/20/2018 6:35:00 PM)

    lol ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

  • shel silverstein (2/16/2018 3:43:00 PM)

    hey guys I'm not dead

  • shel silverstein (2/16/2018 3:40:00 PM)

    hey you mee=an kids

  • iiiiiiii (2/16/2018 3:39:00 PM)

    hiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii

  • kolin (2/16/2018 3:38:00 PM)

    poems nice nice

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