A blogsite offering entertaining daily oddities since January 2020. There are now over thirteen hundred unique posts in these four years. Images, both photographic and poetic, are drawn from daily life, as well as from verses, photos and computer-graphics on our parent blog "Edifying Nonsense".
April 29, 2023
* APR 29, a brief saga -- 'Claire's celerity'
reprise from 2020
APR 29, a brief saga: 'Claire's celerity'
Authors' Note: As there is no etymological commonality, wordpairs of similar appearance, but unrelated origins, may have disparate meanings and usages; this is certainly the case for:
celerity / celery,
gravity / gravy.
cavity / cavy,
and levity / levy, examplesdiscussed in he above verse.
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 shorter poems, wordplay and other and other general offerings.
To access the next 'brief saga' on this blog (May 2020), proceed to 'fluoridation'.