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I have 630 stories published in 4 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 487479 times and 283 of my stories have been cherry picked.
86 of my 2,828 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 87 votes

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Luigi Pagano

I have published four poetry collections entitled 'Idle Thoughts', 'Reflections', 'Poetry On Tap' and 'Cherry on Top'.  See http://gigipagano.wixsite.com/mysite for my latest poetry collection “Cherry on Top” and other publications.
My verses can be described as eclectic, that is to say they go from the sublime to the ridiculous but, I hope, always entertaining. 

My stories

Come Fly with Me

Is it a bird or is it a plane?

The Upside-down Tree

a thousand-years-old and feeling its age,
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Cherry

Clive James, Farewell.

Mourning the loss of a literary talent.

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86 of my comments have received 87 Great Feedback votes

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As Jenny said, you are

Posted on Thu, 09 May 2019

As Jenny said, you are definitely on a roll. Your description of the fascination that those walks around the Pembrokeshire coast engender clearly reveals your love of nature.
Congratulations on the cherries.

Luigi x

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Posted in Transfixed!

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A dysfunctional family and

Posted on Thu, 23 Oct 2014

A dysfunctional family and calamitous consequences. A blunt and revealing message of an awful situation.

Luigi xxx 

 

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Posted in Blue with Raspberry Paisley

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An atmospheric and nostalgic

Posted on Sun, 24 Nov 2019

An atmospheric and nostalgic poem, revealing the affection for a place that is the poet's spiritual home and the yearning that he has to return to his former abode. Enjoyed.

Regards, Luigi.

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Posted in Home

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I can sympathise with your

Posted on Tue, 12 Nov 2019

I can sympathise with your painful memory, Claudine, as I had a similar experience when a small tot. (Pun intended). After a party, the grown-ups had gone out the room leaving a few bottles of liqueurs behind. I and another child decided to drain...

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Posted in Godot

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Many superstitions and fears

Posted on Sun, 03 Nov 2019

Many superstitions and fears are associated with graveyards. References to black magic and zombies were rife in popular literature and burial grounds acquired a mysterious aura. 
I remember when youngsters dared each other to cross a...

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Posted in Graveyards

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Geese and all birds are

Posted on Thu, 31 Oct 2019

Geese and all birds are fascinating creatures, Claudine. The graceful ballet they offer during migration is spectacular. I never tire of watching their aerial displays.

Luigi x

P.S. Thanks for pointing out the typo, now corrected....

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I used to live in a town in

Posted on Wed, 30 Oct 2019

I used to live in a town in the north of Italy not far from Switzerland  I once was in Lugano, which is in the Italian-speaking Canton of Ticino and wanting some information I asked a station porter if he spoke Italian and was met by...

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Posted in Army Knives and Cuckoo Clocks

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I detect in this poem the

Posted on Sat, 26 Oct 2019

I detect in this poem the sadness of an unhappy relationship which promised much but whose fragility is represented by the ephemeral life of the wild flowers in the bride's bouquet.
These anemones will wither and die like the marriage...

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Posted in Wood Anemones

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Hello onemorething.

Posted on Sun, 22 Sep 2019

Hello onemorething.
As always an articulate and skilfully crafted poem that doesn't disappoint.
I too was reminded of Columbus, that troubled navigator, by the title of the poem and Jenny's comment and remembered having written a...

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Posted in New World

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Hi JoAnne.

Posted on Sat, 14 Sep 2019

Hi JoAnne.
This lovely poem of yours has made me thinking. Since the fifth century BCE mentions have been made of the existence of a horse with one horn. Unless this animal was confused with the rhino, it is not beyond the realm of...

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Posted in There are no such things as Unicorns

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