Shel Silverstein

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

Shel Silverstein Poems

1. Rotten Convention 1/4/2016
2. Wastebasket Brother 5/13/2015
3. Won't You? 11/17/2015
4. Mr. Grumpledump's Song 3/30/2016
5. Hungry Mungry 2/14/2016
6. The Homework Machine 3/17/2015
7. Don'T Change On My Account 1/20/2015
8. Makin' It Natural 4/7/2010
9. Modern Talk 4/7/2010
10. The Great Conch Train Robbery 4/7/2010
11. Marie Laveau 4/7/2010
12. Sure Hit Songwriter’s Pen 4/7/2010
13. Runny’s Heading Rabits 4/7/2010
14. Pathetic Way Of Getting Over Me 4/7/2010
15. Backward Bill 10/2/2015
16. Quaaludes Again 4/7/2010
17. Polly In A Porny 4/7/2010
18. Thumbsucker 4/7/2010
19. Scum Of The Earth 4/7/2010
20. Plastic 4/7/2010
21. Liberated Lady 1999 4/7/2010
22. The Bridge 4/7/2010
23. Lydia Pinkham 4/7/2010
24. They Held Me Down 4/7/2010
25. Mama I'Ll Sing One For You 4/7/2010
26. Pour Me Another Tequila Sheila 4/7/2010
27. Kick It Again 4/7/2010
28. Peace Proposal 4/7/2010
29. Point Of View 4/7/2010
30. Wavy 4/7/2010
31. I'Ve Been Working So Hard 4/7/2010
32. The Boa Constrictor Song 4/7/2010
33. Sylvia's Mother 4/7/2010
34. Son Of A Scoundrel 4/7/2010
35. The Ballad Of Lucy Jordan 4/7/2010
36. Ring Of Grass 4/7/2010
37. Man Who Got No Sign 4/7/2010
38. Shadow Race 4/7/2010
39. On The Way To The Bottom 4/7/2010
40. The Perfect Wave 4/7/2010

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Best Poem of Shel Silverstein

Where The Sidewalk Ends

There is a place where the sidewalk ends
and before the street begins,
and there the grass grows soft and white,
and there the sun burns crimson bright,
and there the moon-bird rests from his flight
to cool in the peppermint wind.

Let us leave this place where the smoke blows black
and the dark street winds and bends.
Past the pits where the asphalt flowers grow
we shall walk with a walk that is measured and slow
and watch where the chalk-white arrows go
to the place where the sidewalk ends.

Yes we'll walk with a walk that is measured and ...

Read the full of Where The Sidewalk Ends

A Boy Named Sue

Well, my daddy left home when I was three,
and he didn't leave much to Ma and me,
just this old guitar and a bottle of booze.
Now I don't blame him because he run and hid,
but the meanest thing that he ever did was
before he left he went and named me Sue.

Well, he must have thought it was quite a joke,
and it got lots of laughs from a lot of folks,

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