Category Archives: Art

TCS: Burning the Clocks

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Word Cloud: HIBERNAL

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD In the afternoons, it’s hard for me to believe that we are only thirteen days from the winter solstice. Day after day here in Southern California, the weather is sunny and exceptionally dry. Our fire season … Continue reading

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Word Cloud: WINTERTIDE

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD The first day 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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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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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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TCS: A Maker of Useful Things

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Word Cloud: CEREMONY

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD I’m continuing this week with poets from different tribal backgrounds in honor of Native American Heritage Month. Alienation is a common theme in the work of Native Americans, who frequently begin life speaking their people’s language, … Continue reading

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