Tag Archives: Dorothy Parker

ON THIS DAY: August 22, 2020

August 22nd is Be an Angel Day * Eat a Peach Day Pecan Torte Day Tooth Fairy Day Take Your Cat to the Vet Day _________________________________ MORE! Dorothy Parker, Ray Bradbury and Althea Gibson, click

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Word Cloud: SWELTERING

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD I don’t know what the weather is like where you are, but here, it’s too hot for serious poetry. So let’s take a look at some playful verse. It’s not too surprising that most funny poems … Continue reading

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Word Cloud: MUTTS

by Nona Blyth Cloud July 31 is National Mutt Day. Millions of dogs wind up in animal shelters across the U.S. every year. Most of them are Mutts. Too many of them never get adopted, but the ones who do … Continue reading

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Word Cloud: SARDONIC

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD “Men seldom make passes at girls who wear glasses.”  “Beauty is only skin deep, but ugly goes clean to the bone.”  “I hate writing, I love having written.” “By the time you swear you’re his, Shivering and … Continue reading

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TCS: The Dog Trots Freely – Poems for National Mutt 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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Word Cloud: NOVEMBER

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD November. Depending on where you live, it’s still autumn, or already winter, or spring-into-summer if you’re south of the equator. Here in America, we’re going off Daylight Savings Time this weekend, and it will get dark … Continue reading

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ON THIS DAY: August 22, 2019

August 22nd is Be an Angel Day * Eat a Peach Day Pecan Torte Day Tooth Fairy Day Take Your Cat to the Vet Day _______________________________________ MORE! Dorothy Parker, Ray Bradbury and Althea Gibson, click

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Word Cloud: JOCUND (Redux)

by Nona Blyth Cloud Survival sometimes hangs on unlikely skills. The Basilisk Lizard (Basiliscus basiliscus) has been dubbed ‘The Jesus Christ Lizard’ because it can run short distances on the surface of water when escaping from predators. The Greater Wax Moth (Galleria mellonella) developed the … Continue reading

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ON THIS DAY: August 22, 2018

August 22nd is Be an Angel Day * Eat a Peach Day Pecan Torte Day Tooth Fairy Day Take Your Cat to the Vet Day _________________________________________ MORE! Claude Debussy, Dorothy Parker and Edvard Munch, click

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Word Cloud: SWELTERING

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD I don’t know what the weather is like where you are, but here, it’s too hot for serious poetry. So let’s take a look at some playful verse. It’s not too surprising that most funny poems … Continue reading

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