Quotes, May 6, 2012
One of my favorite authors to read with my kids many, many years ago, was nice to revisit Shel, didn't realize he was also the author of "A Boy Named Sue" and "Unicorn", and now that darn Unicorn song will be playing in my head for at least a week I'm sure. Thanks all for putting up with my wrong dates and missed days in posting.
" Listen to the mustn'ts, child. Listen to the don'ts. Listen to the shouldn'ts, the impossibles, the won'ts. Listen to the never haves, then listen close to me... Anything can happen, child. Anything can be. "
Said the little boy, "Sometimes I drop my spoon."
Said the old man, "I do that too."
The little boy whispered, "I wet my pants."
"I do that too," laughed the little old man.
Said the little boy, "I often cry."
The old man nodded, "So do I."
"But worst of all," said the boy, "it seems
Grown-ups don't pay attention to me."
And he felt the warmth of a wrinkled old hand.
"I know what you mean," said the little old man.
"A genuine anteater,"
The pet man told me dad.
Turned out, it was an aunt eater,
And now my uncle's mad!