Tag Archives: Emily Dickinson

Word Cloud: HELIOS

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD The waning of summer is a theme which has inspired many poets. Helios, Greek god-charioteer of the Sun, a beautiful youth who crosses the sky each day in his golden chariot drawn by four “fire-darting steeds,” … Continue reading

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ON THIS DAY: December 10, 2017

December 10th is Worldwide Candle Lighting Day * Dewey Decimal System Day * National Lager Day International Human Rights Day * _________________________________________________ MORE! Ada Lovelace, Melvil Dewey and Hermes Pan, click

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Word Cloud: DARKNESS

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD The pages of our calendars are flying off like autumn leaves. To the delight of children, we are nearing that annual candy-scavenge in America: Halloween. Our celebrations of the eerie and macabre are pretty bland compared to … Continue reading

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ON THIS DAY: December 10, 2016

December 10th is Dewey Decimal System Day * National Lager Day International Shareware Day * International Human Rights Day * _____________________________________________________________ MORE! Martin Luther, Emily Dickinson and Nelson Mandela, click

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Word Cloud: CHIAROSCURO

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD For several years now, Right Wing think tanks and other revisionists have striven to convince us that “Black Slavery Wasn’t as Bad as You’ve Been Taught.” Since the people putting this theory out there are white, and have … Continue reading

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Word Cloud: PHANTASM

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD Autumn days slide into long nights of winter-dark –shadows shifting on the bedroom wall, soft footfalls pacing the hallway, or dried leaves scratching on a windowpane – all subtly take on an ominous quality. October is a month abounding … Continue reading

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Word Cloud: AIR

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD AIR — it’s all around us, but invisible unless combined with something else. We must have it to live, yet air becomes an alien environment the moment we lift off into it, separating from the Earth. It is … Continue reading

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