Category Archives: Poetry

Word Cloud: LOVE

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD This will be short and I hope sweet. I’m pressed for time because my husband and I are about to leave on our Never-Ending Honeymoon, Part 35. When we got married, we were only able to … Continue reading

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TCS: Lend Me Your EARS – Part One – Shakespeare’s Songs and Poetry

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Word Cloud: WORD-WARRIOR

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD Looking up a word in another language is often a doorway into the past of its speakers. When I did a search for the Maori word for “warrior,” the answers were far more than just words: … Continue reading

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TCS: Shakespeare’s Mysterious Offstage Life

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Word Cloud: EVERYDAY

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD I wrote this poem after opening my copy of For the Sleepwalkers to begin work on an earlier, shorter version of this profile, which I originally published at another website. There was still a faint smokiness in the … Continue reading

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TCS: Shakespeare, April and The Firebird

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A Poem for the First Day of National Poetry Month

Some People Like Poetry by Wislawa Szymborska Some people— that means not everyone. Not even most of them, only a few. Not counting school, where you have to, and poets themselves, you might end up with something like two per … Continue reading

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