Tag Archives: Gwendolyn Brooks

TCS: The Starless Midnight and the Bright Daybreak

. 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. ______________________________ Justice in the … Continue reading

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ON THIS DAY: June 7, 2020

June 7th is Boone Day * Chocolate Ice Cream Day Lee Resolution Day * National VCR Day * _______________________________ MORE! Gwendolyn Brooks, Otto Dix and Annette Lü, click

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ON THIS DAY: May 1, 2020

May 1st is Global Love Day * * Chocolate Parfait Day “Loyalty” Day * Silver Star Service Day * International Sunflower Guerrilla Gardening Day * _______________________________________ MORE! Calamity Jane, Joseph Heller and Gwendolyn Brooks, click

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Word Cloud: CONVERSATION

In honor of Black History Month by NONA BLYTH CLOUD There is a strong tradition of women in America being involved in social justice movements. The Abolitionist, Women’s Rights and Civil Rights movements all have notable women in their histories. … Continue reading

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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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