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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.
150 of my comments have received 153 Great Feedback votes
Hi Di. Talking of cats going
Posted on Sat, 11 Jan 2020
Hi Di. Talking of cats going missing, prior to Toby I used to have another black and white cat called, what else but Whisky. We had a very long garden which faced a big field and I built a path on which he slowly trundled to the fence at the end...Read full comment
Posted in King of the Road
Like everything else, you
Posted on Fri, 10 Jan 2020
Like everything else, you have to learn the technique and there is no danger in looking at the spider through the glass; in fact by keeping it in your sight you will be sure that it hasn't escaped capture in the meantime. As an additional...Read full comment
Posted in The Female of the Species (a ryūka)
A brilliant addition to your
Posted on Fri, 03 Jan 2020
A brilliant addition to your collection that has a great number of poems which show your appreciation and concern for the natural world.
Well done on Pick of the Week, thoroughly deserved.
Best wishes, LuigiRead full comment
All Japanese poems are
Posted on Fri, 03 Jan 2020
All Japanese poems are syllabic, Di. There are several forms each containing lines with a variable numbers of syllables. The lantern poem with 1, 2, 3, 4 and 1 is the most minimalist after the haiku, I believe.
Luigi xRead full comment
Posted in A Chinese Lantern
I can sympathise with your
Posted on Tue, 12 Nov 2019
I can sympathise with your painful memory, Claudine, as I had a similar experience when a small tot. (Pun intended). After a party, the grown-ups had gone out the room leaving a few bottles of liqueurs behind. I and another child decided to drain...Read full comment
Posted in Godot
Many superstitions and fears
Posted on Sun, 03 Nov 2019
Many superstitions and fears are associated with graveyards. References to black magic and zombies were rife in popular literature and burial grounds acquired a mysterious aura.
I remember when youngsters dared each other to cross a...
Posted in Graveyards
Geese and all birds are
Posted on Thu, 31 Oct 2019
Geese and all birds are fascinating creatures, Claudine. The graceful ballet they offer during migration is spectacular. I never tire of watching their aerial displays.
P.S. Thanks for pointing out the typo, now corrected....Read full comment
Posted in Geese