Tag Archives: Emily Dickinson

TCS: Last Fruits and Bird’s Delight – Poems for the Equinoxes

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: Hinges On Our Heads – Poems for Wonderful Weirdos Day

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TCS: The Bee-Loud Glade – poems for World Bee Day

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Thoughts from Poets for International Women’s Day

What would happen if one woman told the truth about . . . . her life? . . . The world would split open  – Muriel Rukeyser, from Käthe Kollwitz, part 3 ____________________ Tell all the truth but tell it … Continue reading

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ON THIS DAY: December 10, 2018

December 10th is Dewey Decimal System Day * National Lager Day Nobel Prize Day * International Human Rights Day * _______________________________________ MORE! Isaac Newton, Nelly Sachs and Albert Luthuli, click

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Word Cloud: HELIOS

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD The waning of summer is a theme which has inspired many poets. Helios, Greek god-charioteer of the Sun, a beautiful youth who crosses the sky each day in his golden chariot drawn by four “fire-darting steeds,” … Continue reading

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ON THIS DAY: December 10, 2017

December 10th is Worldwide Candle Lighting Day * Dewey Decimal System Day * National Lager Day International Human Rights Day * _________________________________________________ MORE! Ada Lovelace, Melvil Dewey and Hermes Pan, click

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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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ON THIS DAY: December 10, 2016

December 10th is Dewey Decimal System Day * National Lager Day International Shareware Day * International Human Rights Day * _____________________________________________________________ MORE! Martin Luther, Emily Dickinson and Nelson Mandela, click

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Word Cloud: CHIAROSCURO

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD For several years now, Right Wing think tanks and other revisionists have striven to convince us that “Black Slavery Wasn’t as Bad as You’ve Been Taught.” Since the people putting this theory out there are white, and have … Continue reading

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