Shel Silverstein

September 25, 1930 – May 10, 1999 / Chicago/ Illinois

Wastebasket Brother

Someone put their baby brother
Under this basket- -
The question is exactly why,
But I'm not going to ask it.
But someone, I ain't sayin' who,
Has got a guilty face,
Ashamed for lettin' such a lovely brother
Go to waste.
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