2010-2019 All Available For Free (Open Access) CEFR B1 High school (grades 9+) Online Poetry Print Uncategorized Very Short Length (up to 20 min)


A very short poem about feeling different and about the importance of being your true self. Illustrated by the author.

(From the volume: Everything On It)

Year of Release: 2011

Author(s): Shel Silverstein


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ISBN: ISBN 10: 0061998168ISBN 13: 9780061998164

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Further comments for teachers:

The language of this poem is very simple, but you may want to use it as a starting point for discussions that go far beyond B1 level.

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