Category Archives: National Poetry Month

TCS: Death, Taxes and Poetry

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April is National Poetry Month – The Light Filled Up the Sky

April is National Poetry Month in the U.S. It was first introduced and organized in 1996 by the Academy of American Poets, as a celebration of American poetry, and a way to increase awareness and appreciation for the art of … Continue reading

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TCS: Why Shakespeare?

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TCS: Shakespeare, April and The Firebird

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Word Cloud: UNORDINARY

by Nona Blyth Cloud The rarest, most daunting kind of poetry to write well is obvious yet original, and funny but profound, all at the same time. Typically, young poets start out writing poetry steeped in angst and tortured imagery, … Continue reading

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Word Cloud: OUT-OF-FASHION

by Nona Blyth Cloud Popular interest is a fickle thing. This year’s critically acclaimed, best-selling novel may be completely forgotten five years from now, and then re-discovered a couple of decades after that when Hollywood finally makes a movie out  … Continue reading

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