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4 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 590448 times and 324 of my stories have been cherry picked.
140 of my 3,223 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 142 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.
140 of my comments have received 142 Great Feedback votes
I saw in the news that a
Posted on Sat, 22 Feb 2020
I saw in the news that a young boy, a fan of Manchester United football club, wrote to the Liverpool's manager pleading with him to stop his team winning to give the club he supported a chance.
I am tempted to make a similar plea and ask...
Posted in The Fox Hunt
Rachel, this must be the
Posted on Thu, 20 Feb 2020
Rachel, this must be the apotheosis of your poetry; it can't be surpassed, surely. But, having followed your work closely, I'm certain you are going to prove me wrong. Not only is your use of the language exquisite, your knowledge of Greek...Read full comment
Posted in Looking at Klimt’s Frieze for Beethoven
A very descriptive poem of a
Posted on Sat, 15 Feb 2020
A very descriptive poem of a fierce storm that has caught many unprepared and powerless to do anything except watching the pelting rain on the window panes, with its suggestion of further upheaval, and observe the extensive damage it caused....Read full comment
Posted in Blustery Tempest
I love your little stories
Posted on Sun, 09 Feb 2020
I love your little stories mentioning Mrs Treaclechops and the invasions of your house by grandchildren, seemingly innumerable.
Your household must be a hive of activities, Mick. Don't let the little kiddies tire you out.
Cheers, ...Read full comment
Posted in Ellie and Her Cohorts (haibun)
It is more a social comment
Posted on Sat, 08 Feb 2020
It is more a social comment based on current affairs than a celebration of Valentine's day, which is perhaps not what readers might expect.
Sometimes I am inspired by headlines to produce a piece, like this one, that could generate a...
Posted in Valentine
Hi Di. I admire the lyricism
Posted on Tue, 04 Feb 2020
Hi Di. I admire the lyricism and inventiveness that you employ in your poetry and your use of metaphors although the line Trees snug in moss onesies threw me as I had no inkling of the meaning of 'onesies' and had to look it up.The...Read full comment
Posted in Present
Hi, I now know your name but
Posted on Tue, 28 Jan 2020
Hi, I now know your name but can't get out of the habit of addressing you as o.m.t.
I too shall desist from making any puns (even my daughters groan at my feeble attempts) and I am on safer grounds by congratulating you on producing such...
Posted in Pine Trees