Monthly Archives: March 2022

The Colour of Civilization

by IRENE FOWLER, Contributor “Tyranny will make an entire population into readers of poetry.” –Joseph Brodsky Part Of Speech by Joseph Brodsky …and when “the future” is uttered, swarms of mice rush out of the Russian language and gnaw a piece of … Continue reading

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TCS: Weed Appreciation Day – Unhated for an Hour

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 comment. ____________________________ But … Continue reading

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An Ode To Lost Love

by IRENE FOWLER, Contributor To read Irene’s new poem “An Ode to Lost Love” click:

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TCS: World Poetry Day – What is Poetry Anyway?

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 comment. ____________________________ And … Continue reading

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Putin’s War Room

by Irene Fowler, Contributor “The International Criminal Court has now launched an investigation into actions in Ukraine at the request of 39 countries. This is an important step in the global condemnation of the Russian invasion. “Individual states, the European … Continue reading

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TCS: They All Danced with Fire – Poetry for Women’s History Month

   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 comment. ____________________________ … Continue reading

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Putin: The Bloody Tyrant

by IRENE FOWLER, Contributor “Putin began a war against Ukraine, and against the entire democratic world. He wants to destroy our country, and everything we have been building. But we know the strength of the Ukrainian people.” – Volodymyr Zelensky, … Continue reading

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International Women’s Day

For those of you who missed this International Women’s Day post from 2021, here’s the link: TCS: International Women’s Day – The Day the Mountains Move

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TCS: Poems That Ride on the Tongue and Must Be Heard

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.____________________________ The first function of poetry … Continue reading

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The Seasons Of Our Times

by Irene Fowler, Contributor To read Irene’s new poem click:

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