Monthly Archives: March 2021

A Poem for Absinthe Day

March 5th is Absinthe Day. In 2013, Pernod Fils approved the label design for the return of their pre-ban Absinthe original recipe, and the first Absinthe Day was celebrated. Absinthe gained quite an unsavory reputation in the late 19th and … Continue reading

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Marguerite Taos Amrouche Was Born March 4th

On March 4, 1913, Marguerite Taos Amrouche was born. She was an Algerian author and singer, one of the first Algerian women to publish a novel in French. She also collected and interpreted Kabylie Berber songs. She was born after her … Continue reading

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A Poem for Sun Day

March 3 was designated as Sun Day by U.S. President Jimmy Carter in 1978, at the suggestion of Denis Hayes, who coordinated the first Earth Day in 1970. It is a day for advocacy of solar power. For the first … Continue reading

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TCS: Poems for Black Women in Jazz & the Arts Day

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 walked into the … Continue reading

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