Category Archives: The Coffee Shop

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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TCS: Connected By Love and A Leash

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 care not for … Continue reading

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TCS: In Their Own Words – Presidents Day 2021

 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. ______________________________ “Speech is power: speech … Continue reading

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TCS: Throw Your Dreams Into Space – Kite Flying Day

  . .   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 … Continue reading

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TCS: Langston Hughes – For Livin’ I Was Born

   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 am so … Continue reading

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TCS: For All That – Songs for Burns Night

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. ______________________________ O would some power … Continue reading

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TCS: The Starless Midnight and the Bright Daybreak

. 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. ______________________________ Justice in the … Continue reading

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TCS: Thank You Day – The Slant of Hope

. .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. ______________________________ Silent gratitude isn’t … Continue reading

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TCS: A Certain Slant of Light – 2021

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. ______________________________ In the depths of … Continue reading

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TCS: Dear Readers – Some Last Thoughts

All good things must come to an end – Geoffrey Chaucer, 1380s My very first post at Flowers for Socrates, in July 2015, was a Word Cloud about James Dickey, a poet better known for his novel Deliverance. My very last … Continue reading

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