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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.
170 of my comments have received 176 Great Feedback votes
You have made the writing of
Posted on Sun, 06 Sep 2020
You have made the writing of nature and the elements - and related symbolism - your speciality, Rachel, and you do it superbly. This poem is no exception.
I have only a small query; shouldn't this line " the way the sea is always taking...
Posted in The Death of a Star
Very imaginative and original
Posted on Fri, 04 Sep 2020
Very imaginative and original, Mark, loved it a lot.
Was Gavrilo Princip also in the queue waiting to buy that anarchist pamphlet "The Parish News"?
Pick of the Day for me.
Cheers, Luigi.Read full comment
Posted in Assassin in My Village Supermarket
I tried that dear Nicky but
Posted on Sat, 27 Jun 2020
I tried that dear Nicky but somehow, after a wash, some seemed to acquire a different shade of black.
I know how you feel about wearing odd articles of wear. It can happen with shoes too. I have two black pairs which are almost identical...
Posted in The Case Of The Disappearing Sock
I have ceased to be surprised
Posted on Sun, 26 Apr 2020
I have ceased to be surprised by the quality of your poetry, Rachel, which never disappoints. What fascinates me is the regularity of your input. I'd like to know if you write them spontaneously, on the spot so to speak, or whether you ponder on...Read full comment
Posted in The Trouble With Breathing
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 xRead full comment
Posted in Transfixed!
Your knowledge of ornithology
Posted on Mon, 14 Sep 2020
Your knowledge of ornithology is impressive, Rachel. Mine is practically non-existent as I cannot even differentiate between a tree sparrow and a house sparrow. I can hold my own on mythology though and seem to remember having read that Attis's...Read full comment
Posted in Spotted Nutcrackers
How nice to be able to find
Posted on Wed, 02 Sep 2020
How nice to be able to find peace and tranquillity by walking through a forest off the beaten track and breathe clean and fresh air unsullied by the infectious virus prevalent in urban environments.
We have to be thankful that we can still...
Posted in Peace In The Forest
I remember vividly how it was
Posted on Mon, 31 Aug 2020
I remember vividly how it was then but everything has changed. The hotel is now a bar and the railway line, no longer suburban, is part of an international route. The dancing floor, on which I was one of the youngsters looking for romance, has...Read full comment
Posted in The Station Hotel