Monthly Archives: February 2021

A Poem for Chopsticks Day

David Booth lives in Toronto, Ontario, and is a Professor Emeritus at OISE/University of Toronto. A bestselling author and renowned educator, he has written many poetry anthologies for young people, including ‘Til All the Stars have Fallen and Dr. Knickerbocker and Other Rhymes, … Continue reading

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A Poem for Homemade Soup Day

Daniel Nyikos was born in Germany into a U.S. military family. His mother is Hungarian and his father is an American of Hungarian descent. The family moved a lot during his early school years, mostly in America and the Netherlands. … Continue reading

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The Day the Music Died

February 3, 1959 – The Day the Music Died:  Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, & J.P. Richardson (The Big Bopper) are killed in a plane crash near Mason City, Iowa To hear Don McLean’s tribute song ‘American Pie’ click:   

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TCS: Langston Hughes – For Livin’ I Was Born

   Good Morning! ______________________________ Welcome to The Coffee Shop, just for you early riserson Monday mornings. This is an Open Thread forum,so if you have an off-topic opinion burning a hole inyour brainpan, feel free to add a comment. ______________________________ “I am so … Continue reading

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