Monthly Archives: March 2021

TCS: Write Where We Are Now – Poetry of the Pandemic

.. 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. ______________________________ “We need the … Continue reading

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A Poem for International Whisky Day

March 27, 2009 – International Whisky Day is launched at a whisky festival in the Netherlands, to honor Michael J. Jackson, the English journalist and author of many influential books on beer and whisky, including Michael Jackson’s Malt Whisky Companion; he was … Continue reading

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A Little Touch of Tolkien for Tolkien Reading Day

Originally posted in 2017 2003 – Tolkien Reading Day was first organized by the Tolkien Society, now held annually on March 25, the day of the downfall of Sauron March 25 should also be noted in Tolkien lore because: ________________________________________________________________ … Continue reading

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A Belated Poem for National Agriculture Day

National Agriculture Day was first proclaimed by a U.S. president on March 23, 2016. It was proposed and is organized by the Agriculture Council of America. Greg Horstmeier, chair of the council’s board, says, “it reminds everyone that the affordable, … Continue reading

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TCS: World Water Day – On Such a Full Sea

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. ______________________________ If there is magic … Continue reading

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A Poem for World Poetry Day 2021

World Poetry Day, March 21, was adopted in 1999, during UNESCO’s 30th session in Paris. It encourages a return to the oral tradition of poetry recitals, promotes the teaching of poetry, supports small publishers, and helps poetry to regain its … Continue reading

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A Poem by Wilfred Owen on His Natal Day

Wilfred Owen was born on March 18, 1893. He was an English poet and a soldier, one of the most memorable and powerful poets of WWI, whose poems depicted the horrors of the trenches and gas warfare. Most of his … Continue reading

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TCS: World Speech Day – Say to the Down-Keepers and the Sun-Slappers

. 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. ______________________________ If you want … Continue reading

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A Poem for Worship of Tools Day

March 11 is Worship of Tools Day.  Dave Bonta, self-described ‘digital poet’ says he often suffers from imposter syndrome, but not in a bad way — more like some kind of flower-breathing dragon, pot-bellied and igneous. He is the author … Continue reading

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TCS: International Women’s Day – The Day the Mountains Move

 . . . . 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 … Continue reading

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