Tag Archives: Gwendolyn Brooks

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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Word Cloud: CONVERSATION

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. So it should be no surprise … Continue reading

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Word Cloud: ONYX

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, 2017

June 7th is Chocolate Ice Cream Day Global Running Day * National Tailors Day National Caribbean American HIV/AIDS ________________________________________________________________ MORE! Daniel Boone, Amelia B. Edwards and Gwendolyn Brooks, click 

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ON THIS DAY: May 1, 2017

May 1st is Batman Day * Chocolate Parfait Day Global Love Day * National Library Legislative Day * Loyalty Day * Silver Star Service Day * ________________________________________________________________ MORE! Mozart, Mother Jones and Gwendolyn Brooks, click 

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Word Cloud: PROFANITY

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD Please take this week’s title as a warning. If you find profanity offensive, this installment of Word Cloud is one you may want to skip. An article I skimmed for this week’s post was called Poets Nobody Reads, which … Continue reading

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