Saturday, June 21, 2014

Shel Silverstein's Little Boy and Old Man

Said the little boy, "Sometimes I drop my spoon." 
Said the old man, (old woman), "I do that too."
The little boy whispered, "I wet my pants."
"I do too," laughed the old man (old woman).
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. 

- Written by 
Shel Silverstein : The Little Boy and Old Man

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