Tag Archives: Rita Dove

Two Poems by Rita Dove on Her Birthday

Rita Dove was born August 28, 1952, in Akron, Ohio; American poet and essayist; winner of the 1987 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry for her book Thomas and Beulah; U.S. Library of Congress Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry, 1993-1995, the first African-American (after the … Continue reading

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TCS: Poems for Black Women in Jazz & the Arts Day

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. ______________________________ I walked into the … Continue reading

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ON THIS DAY: August 28, 2020

August 28th is Radio Commercials Day * Cherry Turnover Day National Bow Tie Day Red Wine Day Rainbow Bridge Remembrance Day Race Your Mouse Around the Icons Day _________________________________ MORE! Evadne Price, James Wong Howe and Rita Dove, click

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ON THIS DAY: February 13, 2020

February 13th is Galentine’s Day * Tortellini Day World Radio Day * Italian Food Day International Condom Day * _______________________________________ MORE! Evelyn Freeman, Malcolm X and Rita Dove, click

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Word Cloud: NOVEMBER

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD November. Depending on where you live, it’s still autumn, or already winter, or spring-into-summer if you’re south of the equator. Here in America, we’re going off Daylight Savings Time this weekend, and it will get dark … Continue reading

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ON THIS DAY: August 28, 2019

August 28th is Radio Commercials Day * Cherry Turnover Day National Bow Tie Day National Red Wine Day Rainbow Bridge Remembrance Day Race Your Mouse Around the Icons Day ______________________________________ MORE! Evadne Price, James Wong Howe and Rita Dove, click

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ON THIS DAY: February 13, 2019

February 13th is Galentine’s Day * Italian Food Day International Condom Day * Tortellini Day World Radio Day * _______________________________________ MORE! Absalom Jones, Malcolm X and Rita Dove, click

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TCS: Love in Short-ish Poems

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 … Continue reading

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ON THIS DAY: February 13, 2018

February 13th is Fat Tuesday Desperation Day * Galentine’s Day * Italian Food Day Tortellini Day World Radio Day * International Condom Day * ____________________________________________ MORE! Edward Demby, Rita Dove and Malcolm X, click

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Word Cloud: NOVEMBER

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD November. Depending on where you live, it’s still autumn, or already winter, or spring-into-summer if you’re south of the equator. Here in America, we’re going off Daylight Savings Time this weekend, and it will get dark … Continue reading

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