Where the Sidewalk Ends


So, this here post is about one author who I have always read since my uncle bought me his book from America, meet Shel Silverstein. His poems are innocent and full of child like laughter and intelligence, along with illustrations. “Where the Sidewalk Ends”,  I have read a couple thousand times, I still own the original copy that was bought for me years and years ago when I was still in primary school.

He was one of the first authors that I read in the “poem” section who inspired me to write poetry and I have ever since. I don’t post about it because I believe poetry is a personal topic. But I love it, it is inspirational. Poetry opens your eyes to pictures and people and a world that has no rules and rhymes. Poetry brings out the best I think in any writer, because if you are like me you…

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