Tag Archives: Margaret Atwood

Tulips: A Celebration of Beauty

by IRENE FOWLER, Contributor “Shiny new tulip beds of different shapes and dyes, bending beneath the invisible west-wind’s sighs.” – Thomas Moore “Here are the tulips, budded and full-blown, their swoops and dips, their gloss, and poses, the satin of their darks.” … Continue reading

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A Poem for World Lion Day

Where lions once ruled, they are quietly disappearing – National Geographic headline in 2019 The first World Lion Day was launched on August 10, 2013, to raise awareness of how close the world is to the extinction of lions in the wild … Continue reading

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TCS: Under Deeper Skies Than Mine – World Tourism 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 comment. ______________________________ You … Continue reading

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ON THIS DAY: September 4, 2020

September 4th is Eat an Extra Dessert Day Macadamia Nut Day Newspaper Carrier Day * National Wildlife Day * ___________________________________ MORE! Mary Renault, Richard Wright and Margaret Atwood, click

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TCS: The Way to Treat a Lion

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TCS: Poems for Creative Ice Cream Flavors Day

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ON THIS DAY: November 18, 2018

November 18th is Apple Cider Day Mickey Mouse Birthday * Occult Day Push-Button Phone Day Vichyssoise Day _______________________________________ MORE! Asa Gray, Margaret Atwood and Fats Domino, click

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Word Cloud: AUGUST

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD The last day of August, still time to catch some summer sun, and enhale its layers of aroma: sunscreen, watermelon, citronella and charcoal brickettes. So I have three August poems for you from three very different … Continue reading

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ON THIS DAY: November 18, 2017

November 18th is Apple Cider Day Mickey Mouse Birthday * National Occult Day National Vichyssoise Day ______________________________________________ MORE! Louis Daguerre, Rose Knox and Eugene Ormandy, click

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ON THIS DAY: November 18, 2016

November 18th is Apple Cider Day GIS Day * Mickey Mouse Day * Occult Day National Vichyssoise Day ______________________________________________________________ MORE! Michelangelo, Margaret Atwood and Nelson Mandela, click

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