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Analysis and comments on Forgotten Language by Shel Silverstein

Comment 9 of 9, added on July 18th, 2014 at 5:08 PM.

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Comment 8 of 9, added on March 21st, 2013 at 6:48 AM.
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I think that while writing this poem poet was being mad beacuse.
without being mad no one things like this

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Comment 7 of 9, added on March 22nd, 2012 at 4:51 PM.
forgotten language

I think that the speaker was once inspired by the universe, but has
forgotten how to communicate with it. The speaker used to be able to talk
to the world, but for some unknown reason, forgot how. I think the speaker
is inspired by the world and longs to be able to speak to it again.

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Comment 6 of 9, added on October 9th, 2011 at 12:00 AM.
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Comment 5 of 9, added on November 2nd, 2009 at 1:00 PM.

I think that when he was a child he had a very vivide imagination by has he
started to mature his imagination started to fade away. Plz email me @
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Alyssa from United States
Comment 4 of 9, added on October 21st, 2009 at 2:06 PM.

I think this beautiful poem full of regret and we can all relate to his
feelings of frustration as we grow older and life becomes more and more

AshleySue from United States
Comment 3 of 9, added on March 1st, 2009 at 7:45 PM.

This poem is about how Shel (or another character) once had the imagination
of a child. Now that he's older, though, he's asking himself, "How did it

Kel Smel from Austria
Comment 2 of 9, added on October 8th, 2008 at 8:52 AM.

I think this is a really cool poem about nature and made a great intro for
Bassnectar's Beatfreak Bohemia album.

Matt from United States
Comment 1 of 9, added on April 23rd, 2007 at 2:22 PM.

I think it is an ok poem, but Shel has done better

Kia from United States

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Poet: Shel Silverstein
Poem: Forgotten Language
Added: Apr 3 2007
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Poem of the Day: Oct 2 2012

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