October 20, 2010

Essential Alphabet

Watch this animation of Edward Gorey's poem about Enchanting tots essentially dying off in all kinds of ways for Alphabe-Thursday. He must have not liked kids .

The GashlyCrumb Tinies 
by Edward Gorey


E is for....

Which gashly tiny are you? mine is J and it seems that I took lye by mistake :(. Anyway I thought it was a good ABC poem in the spirit of halloween. The illlustrations are Exceptional .

This is a letter E edition of Alphabe Thursday I know the poem is called Gashly tinies and would be better as a letter G but really it has ALL of the alphabet and I posted it because of halloween . It's my second one so..... shhh

19 comments:

  1. oh poor Ernest - though the other kids seemed to have it worst

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  2. This is so EXCELLENT! I am ENTHRALLED by the EFFECTUAL drawings! Your ENTHUSIASM for E is EXCEPTIONAL!!

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  3. I feel so bad for Ernest. Life was not peachy for him.

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  4. What a clever post...the little rhyming poem and the super drawings. I really enjoyed your entry. Genie

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  5. Hi,

    Thanks for the visit. I used to live in Calgary from 86 to 89. I read your profile and it says that you lost everything that was not yours including your family...what do you mean^ I love your blog...beautiful effects. Thanks for sharing.

    Anne-Marie

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  6. That was interesting to watch. Ha!

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  7. I've never seen that alphabet before. It totally rocks! I'd be Clara wasting away which at times is not so far from the truth. EEK!

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  8. C is for Clara who wasted away - oh how I wish I would do a little wasting away! Fun poem!

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  9. Oh My! I am Susan who perished of FITS...I should save that for next weeks Letter F post! LOL!

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  10. Poor little kids!
    Humorous & horrifying at the same time. Appropriate for halloween though, I guess!

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  11. Way cool post! I don't know which one I might be but I loved reading and looking!

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  12. Excellent e post with Halloween right around the corner..

    It is a little creepy though.

    I'm just sayin...

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  13. S is for Susan who perished of fits is mine...

    uh oh.

    Not a good way to go.

    ;)

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  14. Oh man. I'm Maud, who was swept out to sea. Not so bad, except I'm terrified of being caught out in the middle of the ocean by myself. It's why I've never been on a cruise. :-)

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  15. Poor Earnest. That's the pits!

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  16. What a fun and macabre stop on our little journey through Alphabe-Thursday! I was done in by lye, too!

    I am going to send this link to Julie Schuler. It reminded me a lot of her A-T links last season.

    And, Jackie. I love your new header, too!

    Thanks for the fun stop!

    A+

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