Shel Silverstein

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

Shel Silverstein Poems

201. The Unicorn 4/7/2010
202. If The World Was Crazy 4/7/2010
203. Somebody Has To 4/7/2010
204. Batty 4/6/2010
205. Bear In There 4/6/2010
206. Peanut-Butter Sandwich 4/7/2010
207. Jimmy Jet And His Tv Set 4/7/2010
208. Sarah Cynthia Slyvia Stout Would Not Take The Garbage Out 4/7/2010
209. Enter This Deserted House 1/1/2004
210. Colors 4/6/2010
211. Ations 4/6/2010
212. No Difference 4/7/2010
213. 100,000 Pennies 4/6/2010
214. All The Time In The World 4/6/2010
215. Boa Constrictor 4/6/2010
216. Snowball 4/7/2010
217. 25 Minutes To Go 4/6/2010
218. Crowded Tub 1/1/2004
219. A Light In The Attic 4/6/2010
220. Smart 4/7/2010
221. A Boy Named Sue 4/6/2010
222. The Giving Tree 4/7/2010
223. Hug O'War 1/1/2004
224. Where The Sidewalk Ends 4/7/2010

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  • Avalynn Daughder (2/14/2018 12:19:00 PM)

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  • carriage house seriew (2/8/2018 11:48:00 PM)

    deplorable, to those that had a child life... remove this version! tonight please. of course u are just a computer. behind the computer....an en·gi·neer based on facts and no such reality? correct?

  • j novak (2/8/2018 11:42:00 PM)

    why..the computer voice? why does she speak the poetry
    ? ?

  • Brendan (2/6/2018 11:06:00 AM)

    Thank you for creating your awesome books they warm my heart

  • Anijah johnson (1/31/2018 10:31:00 AM)

    youare so awesome mr.silverstien i just read your poet Hug O' War it is so goodd! ! omg i have to read more

  • Anijah johnson (1/31/2018 10:28:00 AM)

    he is really funny i love his poetry and imagination i wish i couldve meet him before he died he inspired me to write millions of poetry books thank you for being such a great man mr. silverstien i love you and your poetry.! ! !

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 ...

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25 Minutes To Go

They're buildin' the gallows outside my cell.
I got 25 minutes to go.

And in 25 minutes I'll be in Hell.
I got 24 minutes to go.

Well, they give me some beans for my last meal.
23 minutes to go.

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