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Questions about Sheldon "Shel" Silverstein (1930 – 1999), an American poet, singer-songwriter, cartoonist, screenwriter and author of children's books.

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How is the connection between the picture on page 59 and the last line of “Allison Beals and Her 25 Eels” shown in other publications of the poem?

"Allison Beals and Her 25 Eels" is a poem in Falling Up by Shel Silverstein. It describes how Allison uses 24 eels -- as shoelaces, earrings, ladle, etc. The 25th, however, is different. The poem ends ...