Tag Archives: Elizabeth Alexander

TCS: Last Fruits and Bird’s Delight – Poems for the Equinoxes

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: PORTRAITS

by Nona Blyth Cloud For the second week of Black History Month, we have poets from different backgrounds, generations, and even one from a different continent. What they share are vivid imaginations that translate into memorable word pictures. _______________________________________ Camille … Continue reading

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Word Cloud: RACE

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD Elizabeth Alexander. The name may sound familiar.  If I say “the inauguration of President Barak Obama,” a lightbulb might go off, because she was there, reading her poem for that momentous occasion, “Praise Song for the … Continue reading

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