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Robert Priest and Poetry

I am a long-time admirer of the zany poetry of Robert Priest – never more so than I am after reading the poems in his latest volume. It is titled Reading the Bible Backwards and the publisher is ECW Press. The poetry is not … Continue reading

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On Aphorisms

Aphorisms by John Robert Colombo Here is an appreciation written by James Geary, anthologist and specialist in aphoristic expression, posted on his website < www . jamesgeary . com/blog > on April 18, 2007. I thought I had a serious aphorism addiction problem, until … Continue reading

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Views on Canadiana

One of my favourite observations is an adage that appears in all my dictionaries of quotations. It goes like this: “Canada only needs to be known in order to be great.” This adage affirms that true greatness flows from national … Continue reading

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Greetings!

Congratulations! You have reached the home page of Colombo & Company and its proprietors Ruth and John Robert Colombo. Here are the co-ordinates. Site: www.colombo.ca. Phone: 416-782-6853 (voice). Fax: 416-782-0285 Email for John     Email for Ruth Mailing address: 42 Dell … Continue reading

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Colombo’s Podcast: Episode 15

Neologisms [Audio clip: view full post to listen]

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New Site, New Blog

A Blog of Sorts Here you will find some sentences on my occasional thoughts and experiences. Latest Book   I am writing this on February 19, 2011, after picking up from the printer the first batch of copies of Entresol, the latest collection … Continue reading

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360 Poems

Poems of Space and Time is a collection of some 360 poems inspired by the power of the fantastic imagination – science fiction, fantasy fiction, weird fiction. They were composed by John Robert Colombo and are selected from thirty volumes of … Continue reading

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