Category Archives: Word Cloud

Word Cloud: CONNECTION (redux)

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD When you finally come down to it, all Art is really about such a basic thing: Connection. Human to human, and human to art, whether it’s in a museum, or hung on your wall, up on … Continue reading

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Word Cloud: MULTI-RACIAL (Redux)

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD She was born as Alice Ruth Moore on July 19, 1875, in New Orleans, Louisiana. Her heritage was a complex mix: Creole, which in her city meant descendants of early French and Spanish inhabitants; African American, … Continue reading

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Word Cloud: Flutterbys (Redux)

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD Summer has filled her veins with light and her heart is washed with noon.  – C. Day Lewis We are in deep summer now in the Northern Hemisphere. Summer brings abundance and sunlit hours that give … Continue reading

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Word Cloud: REQUIEM

NOTE: This was originally posted July 1, 2016. With the daily news here in the U.S. of families seeking asylum being separated, children sleeping on concrete floors under glaring lights all night, without soap, or a toothbrush, or even a … Continue reading

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Word Cloud: ONYX (Redux)

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD I sometimes wonder if what critics condemn in the writers they review are really the motes and beams which blind them in their own work. When reviewer Peter Craft “damns with faint praise” the first published … Continue reading

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Word Cloud: PILGRIM-SOUL (Redux)

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD Next Sunday is Bloomsday, the day in 1904 that the events in the James Joyce novel Ulysses take place. I confess I have only read pieces of it, because it’s so densely written, and some of it I … Continue reading

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Word Cloud: MIDLIFE (Redux)

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD I guess it’s human nature to try to make things fit, whether it’s putting on roof tiles, or papers we need to file, or sorting the animal kingdom into family, genus and species – most of … Continue reading

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