Tag Archives: Shel Silverstein

CROCODILE’S TOOTHACHE – Poem for Toothache Day

Shel Silverstein (1930-1999), beloved children’s book author, poet, singer-songwriter, cartoonist, and screenwriter, has over 20 million books in print in 30 languages. ________________________ To read Shel Silverstein’s poem, Crocodile’s Toothache, click here:

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A Poem for National Puzzle Day

    Shel Silverstein (1930-1999), beloved children’s book author, poet, singer-songwriter, cartoonist, and screenwriter, has over 20 million books in print in 30 languages. _________________________________ For his poem, Picture Puzzle Piece, click here:

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Word Cloud: JOCUND (Redux)

by Nona Blyth Cloud Survival sometimes hangs on unlikely skills. The Basilisk Lizard (Basiliscus basiliscus) has been dubbed ‘The Jesus Christ Lizard’ because it can run short distances on the surface of water when escaping from predators. The Greater Wax Moth (Galleria mellonella) developed the … Continue reading

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Word Cloud: WABI-SABI (Redux)

Updated – originally posted on December 25, 2015 by Nona Blyth Cloud Wabi–sabi (侘寂) represents a comprehensive Japanese world view or aesthetic centered on the acceptance of transience and imperfection. The aesthetic is sometimes described as one of beauty that is “imperfect, impermanent, … Continue reading

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Word Cloud: SUBVERSIVE (revisited)

NOTE: This was originally posted on September 9, 2015. It has been re-formatted, but the message seems all too timely now, without needing updating. by NONA BLYTH CLOUD Whenever a small group hungers for power over a larger group, the … Continue reading

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Word Cloud: SWELTERING

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD I don’t know what the weather is like where you are, but here, it’s too hot for serious poetry. So let’s take a look at some playful verse. It’s not too surprising that most funny poems … Continue reading

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Word Cloud: JOCUND

by Nona Blyth Cloud Survival sometimes hangs on unlikely skills. The Basilisk Lizard (Basiliscus basiliscus) has been dubbed ‘The Jesus Christ Lizard’ because it can run short distances on the surface of water when escaping from predators. The Greater Wax Moth … Continue reading

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