He can be fairly considered a very talented author, who contributed to the ironic and absurd poetry of the twentieth century.
The Giving Tree is a mystifying story of a boy who asks a loving tree to give him everything, still has academics, religious scholars, parents, and activists scratching their heads.
Oh, dear, I knew it looked familiar! Exposing kids to poetry early is a great way to motivate them to read, build phonemic awareness like rhythmic patterns, fluency and expression, expand vocabulary, and sharpen writing skills that would positively influence school readiness and, later, success in life.
Our outward appearances do not necessarily express who we are internally.