Category Archives: Poetry

A Poem for World Lion Day

Where lions once ruled, they are quietly disappearing – National Geographic headline in 2019 The first World Lion Day was launched on August 10, 2013, to raise awareness of how close the world is to the extinction of lions in the wild … Continue reading

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TCS: We Should Be Kind While There Is Still Time

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 children start … Continue reading

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A Poem for Hiroshima Day

August 6, 1945, World War II – The U.S. B-29 Enola Gay dropped the “Little Boy” atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Japan. 70,000 people died instantly, thousands died from burns, and more died over the following years from radiation. The date … Continue reading

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The Birdie Bebop

by IRENE FOWLER, Contributor “A bird does not sing because it has an answer, it sings becauseit has a song.”  – Maya Angelou “Enjoy the little things in life because one day you’ll look back and realize they were the … Continue reading

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TCS: Reprise of the Dame Days of Summer

   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 August. … Continue reading

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A Poem for International Tiger Day

July 29 is International Tiger Day International Tiger Day was started in 2010 at the Saint Petersburg Tiger Summit to promote a global system for protecting the natural habitats of tigers and support for tiger conservation issues. In 2018, the … Continue reading

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Swimming with Sharks

by IRENE FOWLER, Contributor “There is no fire like passion, there is no shark like hatred, there is no snare like folly, there is no torrent like greed.” – Siddharta Gautama To read Irene’s new poem “Swimming with Sharks” click:

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TCS: If Humanity Seems to Have Left You Behind

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.____________________________ “During bad circumstances, which is … Continue reading

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The Sound of Life

by IRENE FOWLER, Contributor “Listen to many, speak to a few.” – William Shakespeare (Hamlet – Act I, scene 3) “Children have never been very good at listening to their elders, but they have never failed to imitate them.” –  James … Continue reading

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TCS: Silence Will Contain All the Sounds

Good Morning! July 18th is World Listening Day ____________________________ 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 … Continue reading

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