Tag Archives: Shel Silverstein

TCS: Brightness Appears Showing Us Everything

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. ______________________________ “If … Continue reading

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ON THIS DAY: September 25, 2020

September 25 is First Comic Book Day * One-Hit Wonder Day World Dream Day * National Quesadilla Day National Psychotherapy Day * Research Administrators Day Day of Remembrance for Murder Victims * _________________________________ MORE! Lilian Ngoyi, Shel Silverstein and Doris … Continue reading

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Word Cloud: SWELTERING

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD I don’t know what the weather is like where you are, but here, it’s too hot for serious poetry. So let’s take a look at some playful verse. It’s not too surprising that most funny poems … Continue reading

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Word Cloud: SUBVERSIVE

NOTE: This was originally posted on September 9, 2015, and was reprinted September 21, 2018. It has been re-formatted, but the message remains timely, without needing updating. Because the Power Seekers are always with us. by NONA BLYTH CLOUD Whenever … Continue reading

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TCS: Stocking the Pantry 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 … Continue reading

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ON THIS DAY: September 25, 2019

September 25 is First Comic Book Day * One-Hit Wonder Day World Dream Day * National Quesadilla Day National Psychotherapy Day * Research Administrators Day Day of Remembrance for Murder Victims * _____________________________________ MORE! Lilian Ngoyi,Shel Silverstein and Doris Matsui, … Continue reading

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TCS: Hinges On Our Heads – Poems for Wonderful Weirdos Day

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TCS – Something Greater: Poems for Give Something Away Day

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CROCODILE’S TOOTHACHE – Poem for Toothache Day

Shel Silverstein (1930-1999), beloved children’s book author, poet, singer-songwriter, cartoonist, and screenwriter, has over 20 million books in print in 30 languages. ________________________ To read Shel Silverstein’s poem, Crocodile’s Toothache, click here:

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A Poem for National Puzzle Day

    Shel Silverstein (1930-1999), beloved children’s book author, poet, singer-songwriter, cartoonist, and screenwriter, has over 20 million books in print in 30 languages. _________________________________ For his poem, Picture Puzzle Piece, click here:

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