Category Archives: Art

Word Cloud: Wintertide

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD The first week of December – three weeks before the Winter Solstice in the Northern Hemisphere, or the Summer Solstice in the Southern Hemisphere. In many northern places, winter has already arrived: the summer birds left … Continue reading

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TCS: The Dog Trots Freely – Poems for National Mutt Day

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Word Cloud: STORYTELLERS

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD The Friday after Thanksgiving has been designated as Native American Heritage Day by Congress, and signed into law by President George W. Bush, but to many Americans, it is ‘Black Friday’ the unofficial start to the … Continue reading

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TCS: A Hat of Wind – Poems for World Hat Day

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Word Cloud: WINDIGO

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD Louise Erdrich (1954 – ) grew up in North Dakota, where her Chippewa mother and German-American father taught at a boarding school run by the Bureau of Indian Affairs. She describes the land as a place where the “earth and sky touch … Continue reading

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TCS: Inexplicable – Poems for National Occult Day

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Word Cloud: HEARTBEAT

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD Heartbeat. The drum of human life. No matter who we are, where we were born, or how we live, it is the rhythm of each of our lives. The Native American women poets who are today’s … Continue reading

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