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Analysis and comments on The Little Boy and the Old Man by Shel Silverstein

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Comment 46 of 166, added on February 13th, 2012 at 11:51 AM.

I envy you. The content and design of your blog is much better than mine.
Who made a design for you?!....

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Comment 45 of 166, added on February 13th, 2012 at 11:28 AM.

The author deserves for the monument:DD

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Comment 44 of 166, added on February 13th, 2012 at 11:05 AM.

Pleased to read intelligent thoughts in Russian. I`ve been living in
England for already 5 years!....

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Comment 43 of 166, added on February 12th, 2012 at 4:43 AM.

Esm1jG I would add something else, of course, but in fact almost everything
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Comment 42 of 166, added on January 3rd, 2012 at 12:27 AM.

A provocative inshigt! Just what we need!

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Comment 41 of 166, added on February 6th, 2011 at 9:30 AM.

Dear Shel, this is the most amazing poem i have ever read. it really
captures how much we ignore the elderly and children. Please write back to
me, your biggest fan, Maddy xxx

Maddy from United Kingdom
Comment 40 of 166, added on March 31st, 2009 at 8:19 AM.

The Little Boy and the Old Man wtf wrong with that picture

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Comment 39 of 166, added on February 10th, 2009 at 6:44 PM.

Your poem is totally awesome! I wish I had the guts to do that. Where
do you get those great ideas? Almost every single day I go on your
website! Just to tell you, I am 8 years old. I love your poems. Please
comment me back! Your fan Al'lainya

Al'lainya Dumas from United States
Comment 38 of 166, added on December 1st, 2008 at 1:42 PM.


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Comment 37 of 166, added on May 27th, 2008 at 2:25 PM.

i love this poem its funny and sad but most of all it is sweet..ect

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Information about The Little Boy and the Old Man

Poet: Shel Silverstein
Poem: The Little Boy and the Old Man
Volume: A Light in the Attic
Year: 1981
Added: Apr 22 2004
Viewed: 541 times
Poem of the Day: Jun 11 2016

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