Category Archives: Word Cloud

Word Cloud: MAYDEEP

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD “Now is the month of maying” says the old song by Thomas Morley. Our month of maying is drawing to a close, but we have explored far more than spring romance. Many of these end-of-May poets have taken … Continue reading

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Word Cloud: Maytime

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD Welcome to the third week of the darling bards of May (with apologies to Shakespeare). As you might expect, most of the poets are English and American, but we do have one of the most famous Italian poets, … Continue reading

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WORD CLOUD: Mayblooms

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD This is the second in our series of May poets — and it’s almost ‘Too Many Poets” week — seventeen poets were born this week. There are probably even more, but these have either published in English, … Continue reading

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Word Cloud: Mayhappenstance

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD There are over 40 poets on the May birthday list, and I already knew the work of of 27 of them, and the names of several others, before I began to look them up. So May … Continue reading

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Word Cloud: PRAIRIE

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD This week, my husband and I are celebrating our 34th wedding anniversary, so I’m just going to give you a brief introduction to one of my all- time favorite poets, then let you explore on your … Continue reading

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Word Cloud: BUTTERFLY

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD I’m sure you’ve been longing to know how I choose my subjects each week. It’s different every time, but this week will give you an idea. At the beginning of April, I printed out a list of poets … Continue reading

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Word Cloud: DIGGER

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD April is a good month for poetry-lovers. Just a partial list of April’s birthdays includes: Edmond Rostand, Maya Angelou, Algernon Charles Swinburne, William Wordsworth, Louise Gluck, Charlotte Brontë, Robert Penn Warren, Walter del la Mare, Ted … Continue reading

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