September 30, 2020

SEP 30, insects: yellow jackets








 

You can review Giorgio's other verses about pesty and occasionally beneficial insects, as  collected in 'Buzzwords: Verses about Insects' on the full-service blog "Edifying Nonsense". Click HERE.

September 29, 2020

SEP 29, savoir-faire: French enologists






 You can review verses on this topic in a wider context on our full-service blog 'Edifying Nonsense'. Check the post 'Vers Francais: Savoir-Faire' by clicking HERE


September 28, 2020

SEP 28, pandemic poetry: D.Y.O.D.





You can review these illustrated verses in a wider context by proceeding to 'Pandemic Poetry' on the full-service blog "Edifying Nonsense".


September 27, 2020

SEP 27, dental feelings (sentimental verse): flossing







 You can review the collection of illustrated verses on this topic by proceeding to the post 'Dental Feelingson our full-service blog 'Edifying Nonsense'.

September 26, 2020

SEP 26, Toronto oases: Humber Bay







You can review the entire series of illustrated poems about  the good old days in Ontario by checking the post 'Ontario Nostalgia' on our full-service blog "Edifying Nonsense". Click HERE




A reminder: Giorgio Coniglio can now be found on Facebook.

September 25, 2020

SEP 25, Toronto ravines: Park Drive Reservation





If you are interested in wending your way through an encyclopedic collection of four blogposts stuffed with photo-collages on Toronto ravines, click HERE.

 

September 24, 2020

SEP 24, Toronto ravines: Etobicoke Creek

 Today we had a chance to meet with friends and do a a picnic and a hike through this shale-lined ravine situated at the western boundary of the city. Thanks to the Toronto Region Conservation Authority who created this series of wonderful parks in response to the damage done by Hurricane Hazel in 1954 !



If you are interested in wending your way through an encyclopedic collection of four blogposts stuffed with photo-collages on Toronto ravines, click HERE.

September 23, 2020

SEP 23, poets' corner: limerick addiction








You can find lots of other verses on this blog under the rubric "Poets' Corner".  Most of them are in limerick format, and have been subjected to the editing process at OEDILF, the Online English Dictionary in Limerick Form. To access the others, type the phrase Poets Corner into the searchline on this blogpost (at the top of the righthand navigation column).





 

September 22, 2020

SEP 22, Toronto ravines: Riverdale Farm, photocollages #1-#2












 If you are interested in wending your way through an encyclopedic collection of four blogposts stuffed with photo-collages on Toronto ravines, click HERE.

September 21, 2020

SEP 21, Toronto ravines: Riverdale Farm (poem)







If you are interested in wending your way through an encyclopedic collection of four blogposts stuffed with photo-collages on Toronto ravines, click HERE.
 

September 20, 2020

SEP 20, Toronto ravines --Brickworks: floating islands (poem)














If you are interested in wending your way through an encyclopedic collection of four blogposts stuffed with photo-collages on Toronto ravines, click HERE.

September 19, 2020

SEP 19, wordplay map: r-i-c anagrams #5+#6





 

You can view the entire collection of 18 wordplay maps of 'R-E-P-U-B-L-I-C-A-N-S in Canada' on our full-service blog "Edifying Nonsense" by clicking HERE.

September 18, 2020

SEP 18, savoir-faire: corniches (Nice)







  You can review verses on this topic in a wider context on our full-service blog 'Edifying Nonsense'. Check the post 'Vers Francais: Savoir-Faire' by clicking HERE

September 17, 2020

SEP 17, wordplay maps: American Scramble-towns 9,10



Who would ever have guessed? It turns out that an unparalleled word in generating anagrams (letter scrambles) is P-A-L-I-N-D-R-O-M-E-S. We have taken advantage of that property to create this unique series of wordplay maps of imaginary American (and Canadian) locales, each one completed by its official two-letter state (or provincial) abbreviation. 






 LINKS: 
Forward to U.S.A. map #11
Back to U.S.A. map #8
Let's skip all this stuff and get on to the Canadian version, eh? (stay tuned!)



September 16, 2020

SEP 16, a brief saga: food intolerance (Gino, part #2)











View these verses in a wider context by proceeding to our full-service blog 'Edifying Nonsense' and our post on "Food Intolerance".

For the purpose of this blog, a 'brief saga' is defined as a poem, usually narrative, but occasionally expository, that tell its story in at least 15 lines. Most commonly, the format involves three stanzas in limerick form. Your blogging team has been presenting these concoctions at the rate of one per month, mixed in with the shorter poems, wordplay and other  astuff that we offer.    
To access the next 'brief saga' on this blog (October 2020), proceed to 'Cyclades'.
To access the most recent previous 'brief saga' (August 2020), back up to 'the Aegean cat'.  
 








September 15, 2020

SEP 15, a brief saga: food intolerance (Gino, part#1)







Stay tuned for part #2 of this exciting saga, tomorrow.

View these verses in a wider context by proceeding to our full-service blog 'Edifying Nonsense' and our post on "Food Intolerance".

September 14, 2020

SEP 14, Toronto ravines: Brickworks photocollages #1-#3










If you are interested in wending your way through an encyclopedic collection of four blogposts stuffed with photo-collages on Toronto ravines, click HERE.

September 13, 2020

SEP 13, wordplay maps: new world palindromes(#37,#38)

 







You can view the entire collection of these 50 wordplay maps, by accessing the collection 'Tourists Palindromic Guides: The Americas'. Start by clicking HERE

September 12, 2020

SEP 12, political palindromes, N





From this point, you can proceed either forwards or backwards.

For FORWARD, proceed to the next set of 'POLITICAL PALINDROMES' on October 6.
For BACKWARD, return to the previous set on August 5.

OR, return to the ORIGINAL POST on this topic. 


September 11, 2020

SEP 11, Toronto ravines: Rosedale Valley, photocollages #1-#2







 

If you are interested in wending your way through an encyclopedic collection of four blogposts stuffed with photo-collages on Toronto ravines, click HERE.


September 10, 2020

SEP 10, waterfowl: gallinules










 You can review these illustrated verses in a wider context by proceeding to 'Immersible Verse: Limericks about Waterfowl' on the full-service blog 'Edifying Nonsense'. 







September 9, 2020

SEP 9, sleek Greek prefixes: AUTO-






 Clicking HERE will introduce you to our entire collection of verses about the Greek prefixes!


September 8, 2020

SEP 8, classic palindrome: 'able ere Elba'








You can review these illustrated verses in a wider context by proceeding to 'Reversing Verse: Limericks About Classic Palindromes' on the full-service blog 'Edifying Nonsense'.