‘Sick’ by Shel Silverstein

‘Sick’

by Shel Silverstein2015-03-18 13.27.09

“I’m going blind in my right eye.
My tonsils are as big as rocks,
I’ve counted sixteen chicken pox
And there’s one more—that’s seventeen,
And don’t you think my face looks green?
My leg is cut—my eyes are blue—
It might be instamatic flu.
I cough and sneeze and gasp and choke…”

You can read the poem in full here.

Join us for ‘Read, watch, play’ today between 9am – 11am and 2pm – 4pm.

The theme is #firstread.

This month the theme is #firstread. Have you read the very first book your favourite author wrote or do you remember the first children’s book you ever read? Do you remember watching the first episode in a long-running series or playing the first album by your favourite band?

 #rwpchat #firstread – Read Watch Play

What is Read Watch Play?

Surrey Libraries has become a partner in the online Read Watch Play reading group. Every month join us and other library services from around the world as we explore a different theme through reading, watching or playing. Spend the month discovering different books and films connected to the theme of the month. Meet us on Twitter so we can chat about where our journey has taken us this month. Link your tweets with the hashtag #rwpchat and the hashtag of the month. You’ll find that the themes are very broad and can encompass almost anything. Have a look at the themes coming up for the rest of the year. Also take a look at Surrey Libraries Read Watch Play Pinterest board and the International Read Watch Play Pinterest boards to see some suggestions. You can check our own catalogue and DVD page for inspiration too.
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