Monthly Archives: May 2022

Why Doesn’t the Sun Bleed

by IRENE FOWLER, Contributor Even the Sun directs our gaze away from itself and to the life illumined by it. ─ Eberhard Arnold The Sun himself is weak when he first rises and gathers strength and courage as the day … Continue reading

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A Poem for the Birthday of Lars Gustafsson

Lars Gustafsson(1936 –2016) was born in Västerås, Sweden on May 17. A Swedish poet, novelist, and scholar, he published his first novel in 1959, and his first poetry collection the following year. Some of his poetry collections have been published … Continue reading

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TCS: Adrienne Rich and the Meaning of We

   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.____________________________ It was an old … Continue reading

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After the Rain

by IRENE FOWLER, Contributor Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass. It’s about learning to dance in the rain.” – Vivian Greene “I have always considered the rain to be healing – a blanket – the comfort of … Continue reading

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TCS: Even Gardens, It Seems, Can Set Off Explosions

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. ____________________________ In … Continue reading

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Swans On Gentle Waterways

by IRENE FOWLER, Contributor “A swan looking at the world from a misty calm lake is like a creature looking at the world from space! All he sees is a large herd of people governed by the most stupid and … Continue reading

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TCS: Guerrilla Gardening – Making Sense in a Senseless World

   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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