Tag Archives: William Shakespeare

First Heard: ‘Water Music’

Updated – Originally posted on July 17, 2016 ________________________________________ I don’t envy Royalty very often – I’ve never had a lust for power, and most of the job just looks tedious and stuffy to me. But I would love to be able … Continue reading

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TCS: Poems for National Repeat Day

. . 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 … Continue reading

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TCS: The Bee-Loud Glade – poems for World Bee Day

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Word Cloud: EVER-AFTER (Redux)

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD Next week I’ll be back, hard at work, but my husband and I are on Part 36 of our Never-Ending Honeymoon for a few more days. I leave for you two poems. I wrote the first … Continue reading

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ON THIS DAY: April 26, 2019

April 26th is National Audubon Day * Kids and Pets Day Lesbian Visibility Day National Pretzel Day Richter Scale Day * World Intellectual Property Day * _________________________________________ MORE! Natalie Curtis, Charles Richter and Marilyn Nelson, click

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ON THIS DAY: April 23, 2019

April 23rd is UN English Language Day * Lost Dog Awareness Day * Talk Like Shakespeare Day * World Book and Copyright Day * Impossible Astronaut Day (Dr. Who) * ____________________________________ MORE! William Shakespeare, Unity Dow and John Oliver, click

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Word Cloud: EXTRAVAGANT (Redux for Poetry Month)

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD There is just a breath of Purtianism lurking in most American poetry. We admire the winnowing of excess words, the spareness of poets like Frost and Sandburg and the prose of Hemingway and Steinbeck. American poets … Continue reading

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