Tag Archives: Shel Silverstein

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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Word Cloud: JOCUND (Redux)

by Nona Blyth Cloud Survival sometimes hangs on unlikely skills. The Basilisk Lizard (Basiliscus basiliscus) has been dubbed ‘The Jesus Christ Lizard’ because it can run short distances on the surface of water when escaping from predators. The Greater Wax Moth (Galleria mellonella) developed the … Continue reading

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