Lucy Giardino Cortese

Avocation

Since retirement, my avocation—freelance writing—is now my vocation. The technical writing of past professional life evolved into more creative genres of poetry, short fiction and memoir.

My goal is to invoke the entire spectrum of human emotions in my reader: longing to laughter, pain to promise, despair to discernment.


My goal is to invoke the entire spectrum of human emotions in my reader…



Featured Work

A published author and accomplished writer, Lucy is creative and daring in her selection of verse. Welcome to her world!

PASTA E FAGIOLI

Me: Ma, why didn't you teach me how to cook when I was a kid?

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Oops

Open one sleepy eye and peer at the clock face
In 15 short minutes must be…

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La Bella Luna

Insistent luminescence creeping through my window lures me from my favorite reading nook into the starry night…

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