Tag Archives: Nizar Qabbani

ON THIS DAY: March 21, 2020

March 21st is International Day of Forests * French Bread Day Common Courtesy Day Single Parent Day * Down Syndrome Day * Education Freedom Day * World Poetry Day * International Colour Day International Day for the Eliminationof Racial Discrimination * … Continue reading

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Word Cloud: EXTRAVAGANT (Redux for Poetry Month)

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD There is just a breath of Purtianism lurking in most American poetry. We admire the winnowing of excess words, the spareness of poets like Frost and Sandburg and the prose of Hemingway and Steinbeck. American poets … Continue reading

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Word Cloud: EXTRAVAGANT

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD There is just a breath of Purtianism lurking in most American poetry. We admire the winnowing of excess words, the spareness of poets like Frost and Sandburg and the prose of Hemingway and Steinbeck. American poets … Continue reading

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ON THIS DAY: March 21, 2017

March 21st is International Day of Forests * Common Courtesy Day French Bread Day National Memory Day Single Parent Day * Twitter Day * World Poetry Day * World Down Syndrome Day * International Day for the Elimination of Racial … Continue reading

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