Tag Archives: Naomi Shihab Nye

A Poem for the International Day of Friendship

In 2011, the International Day of Friendship was declared by the UN General Assembly, to be celebrated on July 30, as part of its Programme of Action on a Culture of Peace: “Recognizing the relevance and importance of friendship as … Continue reading

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TCS: Life Suggests That You Remember – Poems for Gratitude Day

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TCS: Plague Year – There is a Light Somewhere

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Word Cloud: DISPLACED

First published in February 2017. Updated and reformatted.  by NONA BLYTH CLOUD Illegal Immigrants. Aliens. Refugees. Migrants. Slave Trafficking. Words, most of them ugly, which represent an explosion of desperation among the world’s most vulnerable peoples. There are 70.8 million … Continue reading

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TCS: Resilience During a Plague Year

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TCS: You Breathe in Two Countries – Separation in a Plague Year

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TCS: Burning the Clocks (redux)

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TCS: Poems for You Matter to Me Day

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TCS: The Bee-Loud Glade – poems for World Bee Day

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Word Cloud: SYNTHESIS (Redux – Women’s History Month)

by Nona Blyth Cloud The United States is a nation of borrowers. What we borrow is stuff from other cultures: words, food, music, clothing – whatever catches our eyes and ears. Then we put our own spin on it, or combine … Continue reading

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