Tag Archives: John Keats

Word Cloud: PHANTASM (revisited)

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 with myths … Continue reading

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ON THIS DAY: September 19, 2018

September 19th is Butterscotch Pudding Day National Gymnastics Day International Talk Like a Pirate Day * _________________________________________ MORE! George Cadbury, Sarah Louise Delany and Frank Zappa, click

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ON THIS DAY: October 31, 2017

October 31st is Halloween Books for Treats Day * Caramel Apple Day Day of the Seven Billion * National Magic Day * National UNICEF Day * Reformation Day * U.N. World Cities Day * ___________________________________________________ MORE! Martin Luther, Ethel Waters and … Continue reading

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Word Cloud: EERIE

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD What a lot of words we have in English for the things that give us that unsettling tingly feeling! eer-ie – adjective uncanny, sinister, ghostly, unnatural, unearthly, odd, supernatural, otherworldly, strange, abnormal, weird, freakish, creepy, scary, spooky, freaky, frightening, bone-chilling, spine-chilling, hair-raising, blood-curdling . . . Middle English, originally of northern English-Scots … Continue reading

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ON THIS DAY: September 19, 2017

September 19th is Get Ready Day * Butterscotch Pudding Day National Gymnastics Day International Talk Like a Pirate Day * ___________________________________________________________ MORE! John Keats, Mabel Vernon and Ferdinand Porsche, click

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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: EARTH

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD Religion and Science — two different approaches to the questions, How Does Stuff Work? and Why Do Things Happen? When you start with the same questions, you often uncover similar answers. The Elements, for example. The “basic four”— … Continue reading

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