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Analysis and comments on Messy Room by Shel Silverstein

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Comment 112 of 312, added on January 3rd, 2006 at 1:55 AM.

lol lol lol lol lol lol lol lol lol lol lol lol lol lol WeLL DoNE !

lol from New Zealand
Comment 111 of 312, added on December 22nd, 2005 at 1:28 PM.

When I was first reading this poem I was thinking: " Is she gonna say my
name lol! " My room is like stepping into the past when there were only
cavemen and dinosaurs! (LOL) K thanks much *kisses*

Kayla from United States
Comment 110 of 312, added on December 19th, 2005 at 7:15 PM.

Now..... who does that remind me of?? oh ya !me

Taylor, Chris & Morgan Brown from Canada
Comment 109 of 312, added on December 11th, 2005 at 11:02 AM.

That poem sounds just like me!!

Jullisa from United States
Comment 108 of 312, added on December 8th, 2005 at 7:54 PM.

it's a great poem. it is simple and describes most teen aged boy's room.

stephanie from United States
Comment 107 of 312, added on December 8th, 2005 at 12:12 AM.

I feel like this poem is being taken at face value when it actually sjould
not be. This poem is a mtaphor for times when people, economic entities and
even governments create problems in society, i.e. they create a mess,and
then they point fingers and blame everyone but themselves.

Also, I think the poem speaks to the concept of judging yourself before you
judge others. Often times we are quick to point out the short comings of
others while failing to recognize the same faults/ shortcomings in our own
lives.

Kimberly from United States
Comment 106 of 312, added on December 7th, 2005 at 8:38 PM.

this is the number one poem? how lack luster...

nick from United States
Comment 105 of 312, added on November 28th, 2005 at 5:43 PM.

This is a cool and funny poem. I liked it alot

Torjia Callaham from United States
Comment 104 of 312, added on November 28th, 2005 at 5:10 AM.

Autumn leaves are falling and they don't make a sound,
gently swirling softly until they reach the ground.
Colours will amaze you, Oranges, Yellows and Reds,
making homes for creatures among the flower beds.
Winter breezes blowing will leave the trees quite bare,
but the colours of the Autumn will stay and linger there. To remind us of
the Summer when all was warm and green and all of natures splendours again
in Springtime can be seen. I LIKED THE IDEA OF A POEM CALLED MESSY ROOM
ITS AN IMAGINATIVE TITLE AN ORIGINAL.




rozzylou from United Kingdom
Comment 103 of 312, added on November 28th, 2005 at 5:02 AM.

Autumn leaves are falling and they don't make a sound,

rozzylou from United Kingdom

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Poet: Shel Silverstein
Poem: Messy Room
Volume: A Light in the Attic
Year: 1981
Added: Apr 22 2004
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