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I have 611 stories published in 4 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 464222 times and 270 of my stories have been cherry picked.
78 of my 2,743 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 79 votes

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Luigi Pagano

I have published four poetry collections entitled 'Idle Thoughts', 'Reflections', 'Poetry On Tap' and 'Cherry on Top'.  See 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. 

My stories

A Flight of Fantasy

Seagull flies off with chihuahua it abducted from family's back garden - Today's news headline

Spilling the Beans

I remember a time when a tin of baked beans could be bought for 5p.


The fame of Androcles reached a pinnacle because what happened was short of a miracle.


78 of my comments have received 79 Great Feedback votes

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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,...

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Posted in A Rebel With Many Causes

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This flowing poem conveys

Posted on Sun, 09 Mar 2014

This flowing poem conveys your love for Wordsworth and I am sure it would have been worthy of his approbation. Nicely penned.


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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...

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Posted in Capturing Beauty

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Every bit of praise

Posted on Thu, 28 Nov 2013

Every bit of praise gratefully received, Bee, ta. Despite my stoicism I feel myself blushing....

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Posted in Fame

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A clever and interesting poem

Posted on Sun, 06 Oct 2013

A clever and interesting poem which uses the Inspiration Point in a variety of ways, in its entirety in the first two stanzas or broken down by its elements throughout the other verses as a basis for a dialogue between Hope and Despair and a...

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Posted in Knit we Together