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About wordcloud9

Nona Blyth Cloud has lived and worked in the Los Angeles area for the past 45 years, spending much of that time commuting on the 405 Freeway. After Hollywood failed to appreciate her genius for acting and directing, she began a second career managing non-profits, from which she has retired. Nona has now resumed writing whatever comes into her head, instead of reports and pleas for funding. She lives in a small house overrun by books with her wonderful husband and a bewildered Border Collie.

Word Cloud: WRATH (Revised and Revisited)

by Nona Blyth Cloud There are some poets who have a universal appeal, whose hauntingly beautiful words we turn to again and again for succor and an uplifting of spirit. Then there’s Diane Wakoski. “This book is dedicated to all … Continue reading

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ON THIS DAY: August 15, 2019

August 15th is Chauvin Day * National Relaxation Day * Check (Your Pet’s) Chip Day * Lemon Meringue Pie Day _______________________________________ MORE! Biddy Mason, Robert Bolt and Gertrude Shope, click

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ON THIS DAY: August 14, 2019

August 14th is Navajo Code Talkers Day * World Lizard Day Creamsicle Day National V-J Day * Social Security Act Day * W0rld Calligraphy Day _______________________________________ MORE! Gisela Richter, Max Klein and Halle Berry, click

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ON THIS DAY: August 13, 2019

August 13th is International Lefthander’s Day * Filet Mignon Day Prosecco wine Day _______________________________________ MORE! Lucy Stone, Felix Adler and Joycelyn Elders, click

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ON THIS DAY: August 12, 2019

August 12th is International Youth Day * World Elephant Day * Julienne Fries Day Middle Child Day Vinyl Record Day * Personal Computer Day * _________________________________________ MORE! Gladys Bentley, Fatima Meer and Robin Williams, click

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TCS: This Wonder of an Elephant – Poems for World Elephant 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 add a comment. __________________________________________ … Continue reading

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ON THIS DAY: August 11, 2019

August 11th is Ingersoll Day * Daughter and Son Day Play in the Sand Day Presidential Joke Day * Raspberry Bombe Day ________________________________________ MORE! Louise Bogan, Alex Haley and Hadiqa Kiani, click

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