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Analysis and comments on Messy Room by Shel Silverstein

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Comment 61 of 321, added on May 9th, 2005 at 7:17 AM.

your poems are great! i wish you could write one just for me.

Hattie from United States
Comment 60 of 321, added on May 6th, 2005 at 10:32 PM.

i thought shel was like a two year olds author! how can anyone stand the
childish garbage? could it be possible that the 21st century is listening
to this because it takes no effort to understand this type of poetry?!
wanna read this crap? go to a children's library (and i am prepared to have
my head bit off-but this is america-freedom of speach people...)

ker from United States
Comment 59 of 321, added on May 5th, 2005 at 4:24 PM.

cool, me love pome. sroy can't spak english wel

Hun Sihead from Qatar
Comment 58 of 321, added on May 5th, 2005 at 9:14 AM.

messy room, what a great peom!!!!!
that was the first poem i ever read and that was good.
two thumbs way up for Messy Room!!!!!1
go shel s.

megan mcgilll from United States
Comment 57 of 321, added on May 4th, 2005 at 8:08 PM.

All of your poems are good but I like this one the best!

Shaina from United States
Comment 56 of 321, added on May 3rd, 2005 at 11:22 AM.

haha the person who wanted "comments 36 & 37" off must've gotten them
off... whats ironic is that now that persons comment is 37... And for those
who are referring to how "she" is a good poet... you obviously dont know
what your talking about cuz Shel Silverstein is a guy!! And someone said he
should be hit for writing this poem... well he's dead... and if you dont
like the poem get over it and look into counseling for your aggression...
This poem is funny... reminds me of HIS other poem.."Sick" Shel writes
about things other people can relate to... Not everything has to talk about
the bad things in life... Alot of his poems talk about things that happen
everyday or just funny twists that expand your imagination... Good Day!!

Comment 55 of 321, added on May 1st, 2005 at 10:21 AM.

Man this poems so cool it so funny in the ending and so amazingly put up.
All i can say is HATS OFF to SHEL SILVERSTEIN!!!!!!

Nida from United Arab Emirates
Comment 54 of 321, added on April 25th, 2005 at 6:46 AM.

This poem is SO AWESOME!!! OMFG!!! i could like not even tell if it was my
room or her room!! even AFTER i read it...My LORD! jeez o man! this is like
the best poem ever! no wonder it's NUMERO UNO! jeez man...i mean thats was
the most sick and twisted ride ever...im like exploding on the inside
because of the "real meaning" ..o man..o man..i have gotta say...that was

Ninja from United States
Comment 53 of 321, added on April 24th, 2005 at 10:49 AM.

sounds like what my room looks like!lol

kay from Canada
Comment 52 of 321, added on April 23rd, 2005 at 10:43 PM.

This really relates 2 me in a very big way.

Isabelle from United States

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Poet: Shel Silverstein
Poem: Messy Room
Volume: A Light in the Attic
Year: 1981
Added: Apr 22 2004
Viewed: 4401 times

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