Tag Archives: Audre Lorde

Word Cloud: CONVERGENCE

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD Writing a weekly column about poetry is sometimes frustrating. It’s a subject that so many people in my country find “irrelevant” to Modern Life. But if three contestants in this week’s Jeopardy! Teachers’ Tournament had been … Continue reading

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ON THIS DAY: February 18, 2018

February 18th is Battery Day * National Drink Wine Day Pluto Day * World Whale Day Crab Stuffed Flounder Day ____________________________________________ MORE! Max Klinger, Toni Morrison and Ray Charles, click

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ON THIS DAY: February 18, 2017

February 18th is Battery Day * Crab Stuffed Flounder Day Drink Wine Day Pluto Day * World Pangolin Day ___________________________________________________________ MORE! Alessandro Volta, Toni Morrison and Ray Charles, click

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TCS: WHY VOTE? Poetry Tells Us What All the Polls Leave Out

Good Morning! ______________________________________________________________ Welcome to The Coffee Shop, just for you early risers on Monday mornings. This is an Open Thread forum, so if you have an off-topic opinion burning a hole in your brainpan, feel free to add a … Continue reading

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Word Cloud: AFTERIMAGE

 NONA BLYTH CLOUD Writing poetry in reaction to headline news is risky business. Even some of the best poets have written work so momentary about a particular incident it’s glaringly out-of-place in their future collected works. But when a poet … Continue reading

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