Category Archives: Art

Word Cloud: ACCIDENTAL

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD Most people become poets by inclination and talent, but Jack Prelutsky (1940 – ), whose birthday is this month, was taking lessons to be a singer, and he liked to draw. He had a teacher in elementary school who … Continue reading

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TCS: Belated Happy Birthday to Freddie Mercury

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 … Continue reading

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Word Cloud: EXPERIENCES

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD I was in San Francisco for the “Summer of Love.” They were heady days. I got to hear all the cool bands, and anything seemed possible. People, mostly kids like me, came from many places seeking … Continue reading

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not-so-secret Hitler of the anonymous Op-Ed

By ann summers The anonymous op-ed in the NY Times has shown that Trump may have (only) one dissenter in his WH. It’s still a game of Secret Hitler, and the unhingery continues. John Miller/Baron’s cabinet has bad hinges. But … Continue reading

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Word Cloud: AUGUST

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD The last day of August, still time to catch some summer sun, and enhale its layers of aroma: sunscreen, watermelon, citronella and charcoal brickettes. So I have three August poems for you from three very different … Continue reading

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WORD CLOUD: MUSE

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD Many people have the impression that the struggle for women’s equality began in the 19th century, but there is evidence in women’s writing from much earlier that at least these women driving a pen across the … Continue reading

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Word Cloud: ZOO

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD I’m in the mood for a Trip to the Zoo, and I think Hilaire Belloc (1870-1953) will be the perfect guide. His classic books, The Bad Child’s Book of Beasts, and More Beasts for Worse Children, prove his knowledge … Continue reading

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