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Analysis and comments on Messy Room by Shel Silverstein

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Comment 57 of 327, 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 327, 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 327, 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 327, 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 327, added on April 24th, 2005 at 10:49 AM.

sounds like what my room looks like!lol

kay from Canada
Comment 52 of 327, added on April 23rd, 2005 at 10:43 PM.

This really relates 2 me in a very big way.

Isabelle from United States
Comment 51 of 327, added on April 21st, 2005 at 11:17 PM.

YEAH, to all those people that say "mhmm, this is a poem about a very
disorganized individual who keeps a very messy living area." yeah....DUH
isnt that like the most obvious thing ever? and the funny part is they try
to make themselves sound all intelligent by using more syllables. ugh.

emilie from United States
Comment 50 of 327, added on April 21st, 2005 at 6:00 PM.

I found this poem was excellent, especially, at the end. I felt it was
funny at the end, maybe because my room is a mess too.

Matt from United States
Comment 49 of 327, added on April 21st, 2005 at 2:52 PM.

that is the stupidest peom i have ever heard in my life........the person
that wrote that should be hit in the face for writing something soooo
dumb......and the people who thinks it good need to get hit because what
the f*ck was that its stupid and dumb and it sucks

samantha from United States
Comment 48 of 327, added on April 19th, 2005 at 4:18 AM.

Shel Silverstein writes wonderful poems about practically everything from
animals to doors to sidewalks to whatever!! They are great, especially for
younger children.

michelle 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
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