Monthly Archives: October 2018

ON THIS DAY: October 17, 2018

October 17th is Black Poetry Day * Mulligan Day * National Fossil Day * National Pasta Day Wear Something Gaudy Day * International Day for the Eradication of Poverty * _________________________________________ MORE! Lý Nam Đế, Elinor Glyn and Luiz Bonfá, click 

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A Poem for Black Poetry Day

Coal  by Audre Lorde I Is the total black, being spoken From the earth’s inside. There are many kinds of open. How a diamond comes into a knot of flame How a sound comes into a word, coloured By who … Continue reading

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fascist cosplay in NYC adds a RW mob attacking protesters

By ann summers The investigation of a street fight among RW supporters of Gavin McInnes and counter-demonstrators continues in NYC. Two separate events occurred after a GOP club speech using a plastic samurai sword to commemorate the assassination of a … Continue reading

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ON THIS DAY: October 16, 2018

October 16th is National Dictionary Day * National Ether Day * National Feral Day * National Liqueur Day World Food Day * _________________________________________ MORE! Wu Zetian, Noah Webster and Charlotte Brontë, click

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ON THIS DAY: October 15, 2018

October 15th is I Love Lucy Day * National Grouch Day * World Students Day * World Maths Day * International Rural Women’s Day * _________________________________________ MORE! Virgil, Lucille Ball and Nelson Mandela, click

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TCS: Autumn Signs and Portents in Shakespeare

Good Morning! ___________________________________________ Welcome to The Coffee Shop, just for you early risers on Monday mornings. This is an Open Thread forum, so if you have an off-topic opinion burning a hole in your brainpan, feel free to add a … Continue reading

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ON THIS DAY: October 14, 2018

October 14th is Be Bald and Free Day National Dessert Day Peace Corps Day * World Standards Day * _________________________________________ MORE! Lillian Gish, e.e. cummings and Katha Pollitt, click

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