Tag Archives: US Poet Laureate

TCS: History Within Breathing Distance

. . Good Morning! ___________________________________________ Welcome to The Coffee Shop, just for you early risers on Monday mornings. This is an Open Thread forum, so if you have an off-topic opinion burning a hole in your brainpan, feel free to … 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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Word Cloud: MIGRANT

by Nona Blyth Cloud “Poetry is a call to action and it also is action. Sometimes we say, “This tragedy, it happened far away. I don’t know what to do. I’m concerned but I’m just dangling in space.” A poem can lead … Continue reading

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Word Cloud: KNOWLEDGE

by Nona Blyth Cloud Rita Dove, United States Library of Congress Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry, served two terms: 1993-94 and 1994-95. She has the distinction of being the first African-American, AND at age 40, the youngest poet to be appointed … Continue reading

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