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Luigi Pagano

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. 

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Cherry

Letters (After One's Name)

I have friends and relations with letters after their name
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Cherry

A Bit of A Do

A kerfuffle in my hometown. (Image Attribution: Geoff Royle)
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Giacomo da Lentini – Love is a desire...(translated)

Giacomo da Lentini – Love is a desire that comes from the heart (translated from Italian)
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206 of my comments have received 213 Great Feedback votes

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Hi Rhiannon.

Posted on Wed, 29 Apr 2020

Hi Rhiannon.
You are absolutely right. The fragility of the current situation mirrors that experienced by the victims of that 1630 pandemic. Although the general assumption is that history teaches us to recognise our mistakes and learn from...

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Posted in The Great Plague of Milan

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Hello again Rachel.

Posted on Sun, 26 Apr 2020

Hello again Rachel.
I replied to your query about half an hour ago but lately I noticed that notications reach my inbox long after the comments itself. I don't know if it is a general problem.

Best, Luigi x

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Posted in The Trouble With Breathing

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Hi Rachel.

Posted on Sun, 26 Apr 2020

Hi Rachel.
We haven't yet established if it is a frog or a toad at the bottom of her garden.
As far as writing goes I just do it on impulse, as and when the Muse strikes. Having decided on a topic I start scribbling and see how it...

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Posted in Kissing Frogs

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A very clever imagery of the

Posted on Wed, 22 Apr 2020

A very clever imagery of the white-coated swan as a doctor and the related reference to the virus. Truly apposite to the current situation.

Luigi x

 

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Posted in I Want To Tell You Things

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A fascinating disquisition

Posted on Sun, 19 Apr 2020

A fascinating disquisition about a tree of which I knew nothing about apart from its association with gin and one you have expressed with your usual eloquence.
I am much more enlightened now that you have revealed that it too feels the...

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Posted in Juniper Tree

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An interesting and revealing

Posted on Fri, 17 Apr 2020

An interesting and revealing poem about the the physiological adaptation of those hypogean creatures, the blind cave fish, to darkness which revives memories of one's own metamorphosis.
Stylish as ever.

Luigi x

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Posted in The Biology of Caves

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Hi Rachel, so glad you

Posted on Mon, 13 Apr 2020

Hi Rachel, so glad you followed up my suggestion to write on "And yet it moves" and produced another magnificent piece.
I am chuffed by the dedication, thanks.

Luigi x

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Posted in And Yet It Moves

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I never cease to be surprised

Posted on Sat, 11 Apr 2020

I never cease to be surprised by your ability to turn facts into delicious poetry., Rachel. I am sure that in addition to the Galilean feather episode you could also weave his famous dictum "Eppur si muove" into an ode. More power to your elbow...

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Posted in The Law of Falling Bodies

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A very instructive poem about

Posted on Thu, 09 Apr 2020

A very instructive poem about an avian brood parasite which grows outside its parental controls and a metaphor for the relationship between alienated parents and teenagers with contrasting expectations, attitudes and behaviour. Well written and...

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Posted in Learning How To Be Human

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Always look on the bright

Posted on Wed, 08 Apr 2020

Always look on the bright side. Chin up and keep well.

Luigi x

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Posted in I Tell Myself This When I Am Afraid

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