Category Archives: Word Cloud

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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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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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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Word Cloud: UNCOMMONLY

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD There are poems that need to be seen on the page because the placement of each word, each punctuation mark, each space is part of the poem. There are other poems that ride on the tongue, … Continue reading

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Word Cloud: SENSATIONAL

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD “Overnight sensation” – the star who bursts on the scene, seemingly out of nowhere, so often is someone who has labored unappreciated at their craft for years. At the end of the 20th century, Australian poetry was … Continue reading

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Word Cloud: CONFLUENCES

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD Susan Ludvigson is a paradox. She has published nine collections of poetry, and a couple of chapbooks, but her “biography” listings are one or two paragraphs about the number of fellowships she’s been awarded, and that she … Continue reading

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Word Cloud: INNER-B!ȾȻH

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD Originally posted on July 15, 2016 – I still feel under the weather, so I’m giving you a “golden oldie” this week that’s in keeping with Women’s History Month. :-:-:-:-:-:-:-:-:-:-:-:-:-:-:-:-:-:-:-:-:-:-: I normally try to abstain from vulgar … Continue reading

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