Tag Archives: May Sarton

TCS: Now I Become Myself

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. ______________________________ Loneliness is the poverty … Continue reading

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Notes on How to Be Old

Today is my 72nd birthday, so I’m taking a refresher course on being old from one of my favorite poets. May Sarton (1912-1995) was a prolific writer and poet. She did old age as well as anybody I ever knew … Continue reading

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TCS: Stocking the Pantry in a Plague Year

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Two Poems for Mother’s Day

May Sarton (born Eleanore Marie Sarton), was an only child. Her parents fled with their two-year-old daughter from their Belgian homeland when the Germans invaded in 1914, first reaching Britain, and then on to America. Her father, who was a … Continue reading

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For Mother’s Day

May Sarton (born Eleanore Marie Sarton), was an only child. Her parents fled with their two-year-old daughter from their Belgian homeland when the Germans invaded in 1914, first to Britain, and then on to America. Her father, who was a … Continue reading

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Word Cloud: SOLITUDE

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD May Sarton (1912-1995) wrote in her Journal of a Solitude: “There is no doubt that solitude is a challenge and to maintain balance within it a precarious business. But I must not forget that, for me, being with … Continue reading

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ON THIS DAY: May 3, 2018

May 3rd is Chocolate Custard Day Garden Meditation Day Lumpy Rug Day * National Textiles Day * National Public Radio Day * Two Different Colored Shoes Day * UN World Press Freedom Day * _________________________________________ MORE! Marcel Dupré, Golda Meir … Continue reading

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ON THIS DAY: May 3, 2017

May 3rd is Garden Meditation Day Lumpy Rug Day * National Public Radio Day * National Textiles Day * Raspberry Tart Day UN World Press Freedom Day * Two Different Colored Shoes Day * Prevent Teen & Unplanned Pregnancy Day … Continue reading

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Word Cloud: FIRE

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD FIRE – the twin-tempered element, comfort and terror, enemy and friend. It has warmed us, cooked our food, and lit our way in the dark since we lived in caves. But it has also murdered us, laying waste … Continue reading

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Word Cloud: REFLECTION

by Nona Blyth Cloud For some writers, leaving the comforts of “civilization” for a simple life does wonders for their work. Henry David Thoreau is the best-known example of a writer doing more productive work out in the woods. When … Continue reading

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