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Forgotten Language Shel Silverstein
Forgotten Language Shel Silverstein Forgotten Language Once I spoke the language of the flowers, Once I understood each word the caterpillar said, Once I smiled in secret at the gossip…
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- Forgotten Language Shel Silverstein
- Forgotten Language
- Once I spoke the language of the flowers,
- Once I understood each word the caterpillar said, Once I smiled in secret at the gossip of the starlings, And shared a conversation with the housefly in my bed.
- Once I heard and answered all the questions of the crickets, And joined the crying of each falling dying flake of snow, Once I spoke the language of the flowers… How did it go? How did it go?
- Shel Silverstein
- He didn’t plan on writing poems.
- He wanted to be a baseball player when he was young.
- He was a soldier in Japan and Korea in the 1950’s.
- He wrote plays, films, songs, and books.
- The first book he published was Lafcadio, the Lion who Shot Back.
- The last book he wrote before he died was Falling Up .
- He shared his humor in funny and sad ways.
- Shel’s Songs
- One of the songs he wrote was “A Boy Named Sue” for Johnny Cash.
- This is a recording of Shel singing “A Boy Named Sue”
- Pictures that Show the Theme, Mood and Imagery
- Poetic Devices
- Once I spoke the language of the flowers ,
- Once I understood each word the caterpillar said , Once I smiled in secret at the gossip of the starlings, And shared a conversation with the housefly in my bed .
Repetition: using the same word or phrase more than once Rhyme: using the same vowel and consonant sound at the end of two words Personification: description of something non-human as if it were human
- Once I heard and answered all the questions of the crickets, And joined the crying of each falling dying flake of snow , Once I spoke the language of the flowers … How did it go ? How did it go?
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