Tag Archives: Paul Laurence Dunbar

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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ON THIS DAY: June 27, 2020

June 27th is Industrial Workers of the World Day * National HIV Testing Day * National Orange Blossom Day National Sunglasses Day * National PTSD Awareness Day * ____________________________________ MORE! Emma Goldman, José Barbosa and Margaret Ekpo, click

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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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ON THIS DAY: June 27, 2019

June 27th is Industrial Workers of the World Day * National HIV Testing Day * National Orange Blossom Day National Sunglasses Day * National PTSD Awareness Day * ____________________________________ MORE! Emma Goldman, Joshua Slocum and Margaret Ekpo, click

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A Poem for the Summer Solstice

In Summer by Paul Laurence Dunbar (1872 – 1906) Oh, summer has clothed the earth In a cloak from the loom of the sun! And a mantle, too, of the skies’ soft blue, And a belt where the rivers run. And now for … Continue reading

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ON THIS DAY: June 27, 2017

June 27th is Industrial Workers of the World Day * National Orange Blossom Day National Sunglasses Day * National HIV Testing Day * National PTSD Awareness Day * ________________________________________________________________ MORE! Alexis Bouvard, Emma Goldman and Joshua Slocum, click

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POETRY FRIDAY: “Sympathy” by Paul Laurence Dunbar

Posted by Elaine Magliaro SYMPATHY By Paul Laurence Dunbar (1872-1906) I know what the caged bird feels, alas! When the sun is bright on the upland slopes; When the wind stirs soft through the springing grass, And the river flows … Continue reading

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