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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.
206 of my comments have received 213 Great Feedback votes
Hello Di. I was a bit
Posted on Mon, 19 Oct 2020
Hello Di. I was a bit confused as to which one is the original version people mentioned but I assume they referred to the top one. That is my preference. Much more lyrical and poetical in the humble opinion of someone who doesn't hug trees, I am...Read full comment
Posted in pool, october
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
Dear Jane, it was nice to see
Posted on Fri, 28 Aug 2020
Dear Jane, it was nice to see and hear you. Thanks for your kind words; flattery will get you everywhere!
I enjoyed myself very much. Even though readers were not required to make a donation, I have done so to show my appreciation for the...
Posted in A Late Arrival
A refined poem relating the
Posted on Tue, 25 Aug 2020
A refined poem relating the folkloristic symbolism of the salamander and reflecting a parallel real-life situation. Very well constructed.
P.S. A tiny typo on line 19: miseltoe instead of mistletoe.Read full comment
Posted in Salamander
A gallery of friends and
Posted on Sun, 23 Aug 2020
A gallery of friends and acquaintances from the past skilfully portrayed. It is like browsing a photo album, spotting individuals and remembering their idiosyncrasies – Valerie Bush 'so unsporting looking demurely adulterous' -
A very...Read full comment
Posted in Is Nothing For Keeps?