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No Longer Now

No Longer Now consists of the “poems and effects” composed during the year 2020 by John Robert Colombo. The present volume ishis sixteenth “poetry annual,” so these volumes act as a good guide to what has changed and what has remained constant … Continue reading

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Remains to Be Seen

Remains to Be Seen with its equivocal title is a collection of the “Poems and Effects of 2019” composed by the Toronto poet and editor John Robert Colombo. There are over one hundred texts here in the sixteenth volume in this series … Continue reading

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More One Word Poems

More One Word Poems is a collection of poems that are so brief they might be called breviloquent. Most of the poems are a single word in length, seldom more than three words in all! Yet each poem is complete in … Continue reading

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I Dream of Pallas Athene

I Dream of Pallas Athene offers the reader thirty-nine original poems, some quite lengthy, that honour the spirit of Pallas Athene as a goddess of the Ancient Greeks and also in her present emanations as the Oracle, the Sibyl, the … Continue reading

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Serious Considerations

John Robert Colombo’s latest publication consists of all the poems and effects that he composed during the year 2018. The contents appear in chronological order, as do the entries in the Canadian author and anthologist’s diary or journal entries for … Continue reading

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Colombo’s Podcast: Episode One

  Listen to the latest works of John Robert Colombo as presented by Canada’s “Master Gatherer” himself. Hear lore and literature — aphorisms, poems, jokes, ghost stories, ufo experiences, Canadiana — specially researched by the Toronto-based author and anthologist each … Continue reading

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Colombo’s Podcast: Episode 2

Ten-word stories…

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Colombo’s Podcast: Episode 3

Four poems…

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Colombo’s Podcast: Episode 4

Quotations about Canada…

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Colombo’s Podcast: Episode 5

Saskatchewan jokes…

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Colombo’s Podcast: Episode 6

Famous Fantastic Quotations…

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Colombo’s Podcast: Episode 7

Important Canadian quotation from 1839

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Colombo’s Podcast: Episode 8

Short Essays

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Colombo’s Podcast: Episode 9

Ghosts and Spirits

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Colombo’s Podcast: Episode 10

The Bohemian Embassy

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Colombo’s Podcast: Episode 11

Should Pope Pius XII be canonized?

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