Tag Archives: William Shakespeare

Word Cloud: DELIGHT

by Nona Blyth Cloud Happy Birthday, William Shakespeare! Tradition says Shakespeare was born April 23. While Shakespeare (1564-1616) is best remembered  for his plays, his sonnets are what first brought him fame. There’s been much speculation about just who inspired them. Most … Continue reading

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ON THIS DAY: April 23, 2020

April 23rd is UN English Language Day * Lost Dog Awareness Day * Talk Like Shakespeare Day * World Book and Copyright Day * Impossible Astronaut Day (Dr. Who) * ____________________________________ MORE! William Shakespeare, Unity Dow and John Oliver, click

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TCS: A Round of Cheese

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Word Cloud: WORKING-DAYS

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD In William Shakespeare’s play, Much Ado About Nothing, Beatrice says in mock lament: I may sit in a corner and cry heigh-ho for a husband! When Don Pedro offers to get her one, she asks if … Continue reading

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TCS: A Wild Thing Lurking There

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Word Cloud: WINTERDARK II

Updated – originally posted in 2017  by NONA BLYTH CLOUD In the Northern Hemisphere, we are just a day away from the longest night of the year, and then the sun will linger moments longer each day until the Summer … Continue reading

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Word Cloud: DARKNESS

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD The pages of our calendars are flying off like autumn leaves. To the delight of children, we are nearing that annual candy-scavenge in America: Halloween. Our celebrations of the eerie and macabre are pretty bland compared to … Continue reading

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TCS: Poems for You Matter to Me Day

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First Heard: ‘Water Music’

Updated – Originally posted on July 17, 2016 ________________________________________ I don’t envy Royalty very often – I’ve never had a lust for power, and most of the job just looks tedious and stuffy to me. But I would love to be able … Continue reading

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TCS: Poems for National Repeat Day

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