Tag Archives: Denise Levertov

Word Cloud: LIGHT

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD According to my mother, my first word after “mama” and “dada” was “light.” Well, actually, it was “ight” but I was pointing at a lighted lamp, so she knew what I meant. It’s turned out to … Continue reading

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TCS: Each Day Bears Witness – Riots in a Plague Year

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

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Celebration: A Poem for World Poetry Day

Today is World Poetry Day. Denise Levertov (1923-1997) British-born American poet, known for her anti-Vietnam war poems in the 1960s and 1970s, which also included themes of destruction by greed, racism, and sexism. Her later poetry reflects her conversion to … Continue reading

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Word Cloud: NOVEMBER

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD November. Depending on where you live, it’s still autumn, or already winter, or spring-into-summer if you’re south of the equator. Here in America, we’re going off Daylight Savings Time this weekend, and it will get dark … Continue reading

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Word Cloud: BEGINNINGS (Redux)

Originally posted on January 15, 2016 – Revised and expanded by NONA BLYTH CLOUD For there’s more enterprise In walking naked     – William Butler Yeats, “A Coat” ________________________________________________ from A Cloak by Denise Levertov  And I walked naked from the … Continue reading

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Word Cloud: PRAISE (Redux)

Originally posted on January 8, 2016 by Nona Blyth Cloud After the frantic weeks from Thanksgiving to New Years, we’re all ready for that “long winter’s nap” we never got in December. But in the U.S., that can be hard … Continue reading

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Word Cloud: DARKLING (revisited)

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD The long days of summer are a pleasant memory. Now the warm days grow fewer, and the Autumn nights are longer, with winter-chill in the wee hours. It’s the darkling time of year, when we want … Continue reading

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ON THIS DAY: October 24, 2017

October 24th is Tony Bennett Day * Food Day * Through-the-Lens Day * International United Nations Day * World Development Information Day * ___________________________________________________________ MORE!  Belva Lockwood, Alice Perry and Denise Levertov, click

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Word Cloud: NOVEMBER

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD November. Depending on where you live, it’s still autumn, or already winter, or spring-into-summer if you’re south of the equator. Here in America, we’re going off Daylight Savings Time this weekend, and it will get dark … Continue reading

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Word Cloud: WATER

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD WATER — after air, the element most essential to our lives. Oceans cover over 70% of the earth’s surface but, as Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s Ancient Mariner of the long grey beard and glittering eye tells us, it’s  Water, … Continue reading

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