Category Archives: Art

Word Cloud: ALCHEMIST

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD There’s a wide spectrum of relationships between poets and readers. Some poets write with a searing clarity, and some write as if daring you to make any sense of their poems. Some write poems so personal … Continue reading

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Word Cloud: UNCOMMON

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD There are poems that need to be seen on the page because the placement of each word, each punctuation mark, each space is part of the poem. There are other poems that ride on the tongue, … Continue reading

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TCS: Music Wrapped in Mystery

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Word Cloud: NONSENSE

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD If we look behind the mask of Comedy, we will find the face of Tragedy. Laughter may be humanity’s greatest survival skill, a potent weapon against despair and the Unfairness of Life. Today, people in “industrialized … Continue reading

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TCS: A Salute to Wacky, Weird and Wonderful Musical Instruments

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Word Cloud: CONNECTION

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD When you finally come down to it, all Art is really about such a basic thing: Connection. Human to human, and human to art, whether it’s in a museum, or hung on your wall, up on … Continue reading

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TCS: Music, Movies and Magic

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