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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.
65 of my comments have received 66 Great Feedback votes
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
Elsie, a very enlightening
Posted on Tue, 29 Jul 2014
Elsie, a very enlightening portrait of a fascinating person. Thanks for posting this. In November 2011 I attended a lecture on "The music and radical politics of Woody Guthrie" presented by Professor Will Kaufman and wrote a...Read full comment
Posted in Western -This machine kills fascists
How could he bugger oop North
Posted on Fri, 25 Jul 2014
How could he bugger oop North! You were well rid of him, pet. A superb description of a rotten situation in every sense, Bee. The 'ciliege' are well deserved.
Best, Luigi.Read full comment
Dear Bee, as I was writing
Posted on Fri, 18 Jul 2014
Dear Bee, as I was writing this I was sure that it would make you smile. If only I could be so sure in choosing the winning lottery numbers! You are so good at reading between the lines and I appreciate your uplifting remarks. I too am a fan of...Read full comment
Posted in Steam and Hot Air
I didn't know him personally,
Posted on Mon, 17 Mar 2014
I didn't know him personally, Stan, but I knew what he stood for and learned a bit more about his philosophy through the talks he gave. He didn't stand any nonsense and always stuck to his beliefs. I admired him for advocating social justice,...Read full comment
Posted in A Rebel With Many Causes
The contrasting meaning of
Posted on Fri, 07 Mar 2014
The contrasting meaning of capturing beauty does not hit one until the final stanza. The endeavour of drawing and painting the goldfinches in their nest is explained in fine details and we marvel at the workmanship and sensitivity, only to be...Read full comment
Posted in Capturing Beauty