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Analysis and comments on Messy Room by Shel Silverstein

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Comment 32 of 312, added on March 9th, 2005 at 4:23 PM.

Hey everyone! My name is Delia, I'm not sure if this is an adult site or
what but I'm a kid. I have written sevrel books, one of poetry and seen a
publisher. She says my books are wonderful. It's called, "A magic number"
anyways, i love this poem and all others of Shell Silverstien. I LOVE
HIM!!! his poetry is amazing...truley...

Delia from United States
Comment 31 of 312, added on February 24th, 2005 at 6:15 PM.

First, the person who wrote comment 10 should have theirs taken off, but as
far as the actual poem goes i find it quite good, though SHel didn't do his
usual over-exaggeration.

Johnny from United States
Comment 30 of 312, added on February 15th, 2005 at 10:16 PM.

I completely agree with the whole "glass house" thing. Silverstein didn't
always have a deeper meaning behind all his poems, but I believe this one
definitely did. His poems are great for any age and I believe this poem
was a funny way of getting across the point of not judging anything because
you may be exactly that which you are describing.

tasha from United States
Comment 29 of 312, added on February 12th, 2005 at 11:42 AM.

i think that this is a very funny poem so keep it up.

India from United States
Comment 28 of 312, added on February 12th, 2005 at 5:34 AM.

All those who criticised the poem as being 'tarded' etc, or those who liked
it because they thought it 'describes a messy room, just like many people's
rooms' don't get the hidden meanings.

Well.

Evoraeis from Singapore
Comment 27 of 312, added on February 7th, 2005 at 1:32 PM.

It a good poem and it reminds me of my daughter's room. I had to show her
this poem to see if she could improve her room. Thanks

magg from United States
Comment 26 of 312, added on February 7th, 2005 at 1:26 PM.

I thought it was funny! We have about poems at shcool and I liked this
poem, but it sound a lot like my room...

Susanne from Norway
Comment 25 of 312, added on February 1st, 2005 at 2:26 PM.

Im sorry but my teacher is a english teacher and does not make sense

Jordan from United States
Comment 24 of 312, added on January 25th, 2005 at 8:04 PM.

i thought it was one of the best poems i ever read. it reminds me of my
room.

bessant b. from United States
Comment 23 of 312, added on January 23rd, 2005 at 6:54 PM.

i hate this poem it should be on the top forty things that are STUPID

Joey 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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