Tag Archives: Countee Cullen

Word Cloud: MAYDEEP (Redux)

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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ON THIS DAY: May 30, 2019

May 30th is Hole in My Bucket Day Loomis Day * Mint Julep Day Water a Flower Day _______________________________________ MORE! Germaine Tillion, Countee Cullen and Naomi Kawase, click

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ON THIS DAY: May 30, 2018

May 30th is Loomis Day * Hole in My Bucket Day Mint Julep Day Water a Flower Day _________________________________________ MORE! Countee Cullen, Pita Amor and Benjamin Britten, click

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“INCIDENT”: A Poem by Countee Cullen for the Last Day of National Poetry Month (VIDEO)

Posted by Elaine Magliaro The Poetry Foundation has said that poet Countee Cullen (1903-1946) “was perhaps the most representative voice of the Harlem Renaissance.” INCIDENT By Countee Cullen Once riding in old Baltimore, Heart-filled, head-filled with glee, I saw a … Continue reading

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