Tag Archives: Gwendolyn Brooks

Word Cloud: ONYX (Redux)

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD I sometimes wonder if what critics condemn in the writers they review are really the motes and beams which blind them in their own work. When reviewer Peter Craft “damns with faint praise” the first published … Continue reading

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ON THIS DAY: June 7, 2019

June 7th is Boone Day * Chocolate Ice Cream Day Lee Resolution Day * National VCR Day * _______________________________________ MORE! ‘Beau’ Brummell, Gwendolyn Brooks and Otto Dix, click

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ON THIS DAY: May 1, 2019

May 1st is Global Love Day * * Chocolate Parfait Day “Loyalty” Day * Silver Star Service Day * International Sunflower Guerrilla Gardening Day * May is International Victorious Woman Month, sponsored by The Victorious Woman Project since 2006 – … Continue reading

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Word Cloud: CALL-AND-RESPONSE (Redux – Black History Month)

First posted for Black History Month – February 26, 2016.  Updated and expanded – February 8, 2019 by Nona Blyth Cloud Call-and-response is one of the most ancient forms of human expression  — in music, it is a phrase played by … Continue reading

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ON THIS DAY: June 7, 2018

June 7th is Chocolate Ice Cream Day National Moonshine Day * _________________________________________ MORE! Beau Brummell, Virginia Apgar and Otto Dix, click

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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: May 1, 2018

May 1st is Batman Day * Chocolate Parfait Day Global Love Day * Loyalty Day * Silver Star Service Day * May is International Victorious Woman Month, sponsored by The Victorious Woman Project since 2006 – Their first Girlfriend Gala … Continue reading

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