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Analysis and comments on God's Wheel by Shel Silverstein

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Comment 10 of 130, added on May 16th, 2005 at 4:05 PM.

i thiink that this poem is great! It shows us that no matter how much we
want to control ourselves or the world, that we can't do it without God's
help! I loved it! Thank you so much Mr. Silverstein! God Bless you!

Alex Cater from United States
Comment 9 of 130, added on March 1st, 2005 at 7:00 PM.

I agree with Rae, i don't think this poem has anything to do with insulting
God in any way.

Ajeet from United States
Comment 8 of 130, added on February 14th, 2005 at 1:25 AM.

I think that everyone is reading into this way too much. It's just meant to
be silly.

Serenity from United States
Comment 7 of 130, added on February 3rd, 2005 at 12:03 PM.

How could this poem possibly be an insult to GOD?

Rae from United States
Comment 6 of 130, added on January 24th, 2005 at 3:50 AM.

Well, I think this is just a funny poem. No hidden meanings or anything.

Ivy from United States
Comment 5 of 130, added on January 17th, 2005 at 9:18 PM.

i think this poem is a insult to GOD!!!!

Comment 4 of 130, added on January 14th, 2005 at 12:52 PM.

I don't think that every poem has to have a surtain meaning, sometimes you
just write what's on your mind, and other people can find a special meaning
in it..
nice poem, by the way :)

ingeborg from Norway
Comment 3 of 130, added on January 9th, 2005 at 6:31 PM.

what this poem means to me is when taking on an important task you have to
do it for yourself and not for the benifits.When you can do that you will
then be ready to do great things

B-nov from United States
Comment 2 of 130, added on November 28th, 2004 at 7:43 PM.

This poem shows that even though we try to control our world/selves ,we
expect to be able to be recompensed and relieved if we become weary.God is
in full control.

woodye from United States
Comment 1 of 130, added on October 26th, 2004 at 8:51 AM.

Playing the roll of God is not a paying or brake taking job, there are no
physical rewards only spiritual and some people seem to take such selfless
acts forgranted, I believe thats why God asked for his wheel back and let
the kid know he wasn't ready. I think this poem was disigned to open the
world to the idea of giving and not expecting to recieve.

MizzChievyus from United States

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Information about God's Wheel

Poet: Shel Silverstein
Poem: God's Wheel
Volume: A Light in the Attic
Year: 1981
Added: Apr 22 2004
Viewed: 1812 times
Poem of the Day: Jan 4 2015

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