Monthly Archives: May 2016

WHERE THROBBED THE THRUSH: THE FORGOTTEN HENRY MARTYN HOYT

Most people — even most teachers of literature — have never heard of the artist and poet Henry Martyn Hoyt (May 8, 1887- August 25, 1920).  And yet one of his poems remains a favorite of mine, not only for … Continue reading

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May Winds

May Day; The warm wind fills with whirling seeds. Today  — May Day — Bealtaine/Beltane by its old Celtic name, is the day in the old agricultural calendar when summer begins.  It certainly feels like summer has begun where I … Continue reading

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