Tag Archives: Edna St. Vincent Millay

TCS: Born on Washington’s Birthday – Hard Times Ain’t Quit

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.____________________________ Some of us have been … Continue reading

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Dear Thursday

by IRENE FOWLER, Contributor “Jupiter, not wanting man’s life to be wholly gloomy and grim, has bestowed far more passion than reason.” – Desiderius Erasmus Whatever your preferred flavour of life is – sweet, savoury, spicy or somethin’ else, welcome … Continue reading

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TCS: Death, Taxes and Poetry

(originally posted April 15, 2019) . . 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 … Continue reading

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Word Cloud: JUSTICE

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD  I’m just an old ’60s peacenik, so I believe there is no true peace without justice. Yet what is Justice?  To me, it means we all get a fair chance – everybody gets something, but nobody … Continue reading

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TCS: One Little Room an Everywhere – Life in a Plague Year

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A Poem for Weed Appreciation Day

Edna St. Vincent Millay (1892-1950) was born in Maine, graduated from Vassar College in 1917, and became a well-known poet and playwright, with a strong feminist style. She was the third woman to win the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry, in 1923, … Continue reading

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Word Cloud: APPARITION

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD Samhain or Samhuin (SAH-win or SOW-in – rhymes with cow) was the first day of the new year in the ancient Celtic calendar, the beginning of the “darker half” of the year. Samhain is Irish Gaelic. … Continue reading

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Word Cloud: DARKNESS

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD The pages of our calendars are flying off like autumn leaves. To the delight of children, we are nearing that annual candy-scavenge in America: Halloween. Our celebrations of the eerie and macabre are pretty bland compared to … Continue reading

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TCS: This Whole Experiment of Green

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Word Cloud: ENTHRALL

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD Witches. In cultures around the world, stories are told of women who have some extraordinary power: the gift of foretelling the future; of casting spells to alter reality; of mysteriously healing the sick; of cursing their … Continue reading

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