Olga Vannucci

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Olga Vannucci was born in Italy, lived in Brazil, and came to the U.S. to attend college. She lives in rural New Jersey with her beloved son, George. She is working on her third book, Travels With Myself, which is turning out to be a book about getting past reliving your childhood, and starting instead to look to the future.

Limericks in the time of corona

There once was a virus, corona,
That ravaged Savona and Pamplona,
'Til I don't know who
Said that what we should do
Is sing. Then we're never alone-a.

Italian version, not a thing in Italian, might be first Italian limerick:
C'era un virus di nome corona,
Che nocque a Pamplona e a Savona.
Ma poi qualcuno
Disse: nessuno
E' solo se canta al balcone. Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 21, 2020 04:00
Average rating: 4.1 · 10 ratings · 7 reviews · 2 distinct works
Travels with George:  A Mem...

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It was fabulous, so great,
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Finding out at fifty-four
A father different from yours.
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Nora by Brenda Maddox
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She dispensed with all punctuation,
Joyce's Irish inspiration.
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If These Stones Could Talk by Elaine Buck
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Oh, the stories they would tell
Of the area 'round Hopewell.
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Took him years to figure out
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The Man of Numbers by Keith J. Devlin
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Wrote first math book in the west,
With examples quite complex.
Arab numerals were new,
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