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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
Very informative, Rachel.
Posted on Fri, 19 Jun 2020
Very informative, Rachel. Years ago in Rapallo I saw one standing on one leg at the edge of the sea. It was there every morning and flew off in the evening. I thought it was rather strange as they are supposed to be freshwater birds.
Posted in Grey Heron
For those conversant with
Posted on Wed, 17 Jun 2020
For those conversant with marine exploration the analogy between the mollusc and the eponymous submarine springs to mind but the poem delves into deeper waters and becomes, as I see it, a metaphor for fluctuating emotions like love, rejection and...Read full comment
Posted in Nautilus
I am slowly getting an
Posted on Sat, 13 Jun 2020
I am slowly getting an education by reading your poems Rachel. They are so fascinating that I feel duty bound to find more information about the subject. Today I have come across the noun 'cicada' twice first here and then from a prose poem by...Read full comment
Posted in The Loneliness of a Cicada
Hi Kevin, now that you have
Posted on Sun, 14 Jun 2020
Hi Kevin, now that you have refreshed my memory I do remember that period very well as I was a bit older than you at the time. They were indeed interesting times. You have recreated that scene with a personal recollection. Thoroughly enjoyable,...Read full comment
Posted in Filling in time
It is difficult to offer
Posted on Tue, 26 May 2020
It is difficult to offer criticism especially when one reads high class poetry like yours. Generally everybody seems to be polite to everybody else and either they write nice comments or ignore a piece altogether.
Like you, Rachel, I would...
Posted in Otter