I have 769 stories published in
4 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 606060 times and 340 of my stories have been cherry picked.
150 of my 3,333 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 153 votes
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.
150 of my comments have received 153 Great Feedback votes
Tina, this takes me back many
Posted on Mon, 14 Sep 2015
Tina, this takes me back many years when I was on a course in the Lake district and was persuaded by some of the participants to join them to reach the summit of the Old Man. This I did, in borrowed walking boots, puffing a lot. A venture...Read full comment
Posted in 'The Old Man of Coniston'
How clever of you, Tina, to
Posted on Sun, 06 Sep 2015
How clever of you, Tina, to use the beginning of W.H.Auden's 'Funeral Blues', but in reverse, as a platform for your poignant message. That picture has become a symbol of the whole tragic situation and has awoken the conscience of many people....Read full comment
Posted in In the Name of the Father...
There can be no greater
Posted on Wed, 08 Jul 2015
There can be no greater contrast than the image offered by the helicopter, as a war machine, and Wilfred Owen's poem describing the consequences and futility of armed conflicts.
A skilfully crafted poem, Helen. Congratulations.
Luigi...Read full comment
Posted in Chinook (Poetry Monthly)
Very well done with clever
Posted on Mon, 22 Jun 2015
Very well done with clever rhyming, Rhiannon, and I love the title. It fulfills the brief perfectly.
Verses in rhyme do not seem to be popular on this site but I always enjoy a poem with a bouncy rhythm.
Luigi xRead full comment
Posted in Grimm Fun (Poetry Monthly)
Hi Elsie. Why were you trying
Posted on Sat, 14 Mar 2015
Hi Elsie. Why were you trying to tear yourself away from the site? I know that sometimes it is frustrating when our efforts are not widely read or commented upon but I think this is due to the sheer volume of entries rather than the lack in...Read full comment
Posted in If
Excellent poetry, Bee. An apt
Posted on Mon, 08 Dec 2014
Excellent poetry, Bee. An apt metaphor for the empty nest syndrome. That procreation is no longer possible is seen as the end of a useful existence and even though some vitality remains -
“Still, she glides high with the best,
Posted in EMPTY
From the good play on words
Posted on Mon, 01 Dec 2014
From the good play on words of the title I knew that this was going to be full of angst cleverly expressed and was not disappointed. It speaks not just of a blue day but of an annus horribilis that is the harbinger of a downhill slide...Read full comment
Posted in Drear Diary