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  • noun United States poet and cartoonist remembered for his stories and poems for children (1932-1999)


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  • The answer to that dilemma is in Silverstein's insurance policy, the official pressure (and funding) to honor it, and the pre-set explosives that may have been put there after the first bombing for "safety's sake" and then planned for demolition because Silverstein was losing money on controlled rents.

    1000 Architects and Engineers

  • I do think Silverstein is confused when he writes, "On the poets 'side, we need a lot less of the postmodern, endlessly introspective, culture for the cognoscenti, self-consciously unstructured work ...."

    Politics and Literature

  • So, she decided Saturday to join Silverstein and six other Americans fleeing Lebanon.

    Boing Boing: July 16, 2006 - July 22, 2006 Archives

  • (link) Shel Silverstein is still a favorite, and THE reason I love to read to this day.

    slayground: Poetry Friday: How Not to Have to Dry the Dishes

  • Mr. Silverstein is able to build thanks largely to subsidies and the availability of insurance funds.

    Construction in New York? Skip It.

  • On Monday, she testified she never read the agreement, nor did anyone tell her, namely Silverstein, that she would be giving up her purported ownership stake in the team.

    McCourt Divorce Case: Larry Silverstein Takes The Stand

  • "Mrs. Silverstein is a dub, and a softy, and a knocker," he said good-humoredly.

    Chapter 1

  • "Mrs. Silverstein is a dub, and a softy, and a knocker," he said good-humoredly.

    Chapter 1

  • Such functional attributes "have a time and a place," said Nancy Reyes, associate partner and group account director at Goodby, Silverstein, which is part of the

    NYT > Home Page

  • In fact, opponents called Silverstein's poems everything from Satanic and sexual to anti-Christian and cannibalistic.

    mental_floss Blog


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