Tag Archives: Jack Prelutsky

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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ON THIS DAY: September 8, 2018

September 8th is Ampersand Day * Pardon Day * World Physical Therapy Day U.N. International Literacy Day * _________________________________________ MORE! Claire Kirkland, Jack Prelutsky and Ruby Bridges, click

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