Category Archives: Art

TCS: A Roar of Wings – Poems for National Aviation Day

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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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TCS: This Wonder of an Elephant – Poems for World Elephant Day

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WORD CLOUD: Afterimage (Redux)

Given the increasingly divisive rhetoric with which we are being bombarded in the U.S., and the resultant racial tension, mass shootings and other violence it inspires, I am reprising this profile of Audre Lorde, a writer whose work I find … Continue reading

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TCS: My Dog Practices Geometry – Poems for Work Like a Dog Day

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Word Cloud: SUMMERFARE (redux)

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD Edward Clerihew Bentley (1875-1956) was born on July 10th in London, England. In his youth, he was educated at London’s prestigious St Paul’s School. Gilbert Keith Chesterton was a fellow student, and became his best friend. When … Continue reading

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TCS: Fearful Symmetry – Poems for International Tiger Day

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