Tag Archives: Pulitzer Prize in Poetry


by NONA BLYTH CLOUD What’s in a name? Names are a symbol for who we are, but sometimes a birth name can feel like a once-warm coat we’ve outgrown: a little shabby, and tight in all the wrong places. So … Continue reading

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Word Cloud: RIFT (Redux – for Black History Month)

by Nona Blyth Cloud We sometimes forget how closely History is following behind us. Just over 50 years ago, it was still illegal for people of different races to marry in 16 U.S. states, mostly in the South. It wasn’t … Continue reading

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Word Cloud: GLANCE

by Nona Blyth Cloud I collect odd bits of historic detail and stray facts. I look for unlikely connections. Sometimes my mind wanders off in a completely new direction in the middle of a sentence, and what I started out … Continue reading

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