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Shel Silverstein - It's Dark in Here

I am writing these poems
From inside a lion,
And it's rather dark in here.
So please excuse the handwriting
Which may not be too clear.
But this afternoon by the lion's cage
I'm afraid I got too near.
And I'm writing these lines
From inside a lion,
And it's rather dark in here.

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Poet: Shel Silverstein
Poem: It's Dark in Here

Comment 8 of 8, added on May 8th, 2013 at 9:51 AM.
LOVE THIS!!!!!

i love this poem and how the illustration in where the sidewalk ends is a little boy writing from inside a lion

Devin from Canada
Comment 7 of 8, added on January 4th, 2012 at 11:31 PM.
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At last! Sonmoee with the insight to solve the problem!

Jorja from Belize
Comment 6 of 8, added on August 11th, 2010 at 1:17 AM.

the poem is about not being able to express yourself. the writer got too close to dangers and is now in the middle of some trouble and doesn't know how to free himself

Cassie from United States

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