Tag Archives: Jack Prelutsky

Poems for Bird Day and Respect for Chickens Day

May 4th is Bird Day in the U.S. and Respect for Chickens Day, so here are four poems by four very different poets with four very different views of birds and chickens. To read the poems by Paul Laurence Dunbar, … Continue reading

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Umbrella Day

Today is Umbrella Day, because on February 10, 1899, John Warren filed a patent for an improved folding umbrella. Of course, in searching for poems about umbrellas, I found a huge amount of dreadful poetry, but very few poems, good or … Continue reading

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ON THIS DAY: September 8, 2020

September 8th is World Physical Therapy Day Ampersand Day * Pardon Day * Date-Nut Bread Day U.N. International Literacy Day * ____________________________________ MORE! Edna Adan Ismail, Jack Prelutsky and Ruby Bridges, click

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A Perfect Poem for Creative Ice Cream Flavors Day

When I was a kid, I used to think, ‘Man, if I could ever affordall the ice cream I want to eat, that’s as rich as I ever want to be. – Jimmy Dean Jack Prelutsky (1940 – ), American poet and … Continue reading

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TCS: Making the Days Different in a Plague Year

   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. … Continue reading

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TCS: Prose and Poetry Unfolded for Umbrella 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 … Continue reading

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TCS: Poems for You Matter to Me 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 … Continue reading

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ON THIS DAY: September 8, 2019

September 8th is World Physical Therapy Day Ampersand Day * Pardon Day * Date-Nut Bread Day U.N. International Literacy Day * ____________________________________ MORE! Edna Adan Ismail, Jack Prelutsky and Sarah Stup, click

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TCS: Poems for Creative Ice Cream Flavors Day

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Word Cloud: ACCIDENTAL

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD Most people become poets by inclination and talent, but Jack Prelutsky (1940 – ), whose birthday is this month, was taking lessons to be a singer, and he liked to draw. He had a teacher in elementary school who … Continue reading

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