Alison Cassidy

(6th August,1945 / Melbourne, Australia)

Poems of Alison Cassidy

1. ! ! ! The Dead Leaf 12/20/2009
2. ! ! ! Trading on E-bay 1/16/2010
3. ! ! A Graceful Octogenarian 1/20/2009
4. ! ! A Guilty Secret 11/9/2009
5. ! ! A Practical Kind of Loving 7/8/2009
6. ! ! Aging with Grace? 11/29/2009
7. ! ! Alan's Alzheimers 7/17/2009
8. ! ! All Cheeks 4/11/2009
9. ! ! Dancing with Dylan 8/10/2009
10. ! ! Dirt Under the Fingernails 9/15/2009
11. ! ! Hand-fed 12/31/2009
12. ! ! It's the Tattered End of Autumn 5/21/2009
13. ! ! Just Gus 7/2/2009
14. ! ! Mother's Last Mothers Day 5/9/2009
15. ! ! Poe-Tree 9/13/2008
16. ! ! Roadworker with Sign 12/27/2009
17. ! ! St Andrews Market 10/3/2009
18. ! ! The Empty Nest 9/26/2009
19. ! ! Tiny Fingers 10/12/2009
20. ! ! Two Galahs 7/26/2009

The Old Grey Mare*

She was resourceful, my mother,
she'd been an old grey mare* after all
during the second world war.
'You'd need a face like horse '
she used to say,
'not to find someone.'

After the war, when the magpies dived
during the Spring, she found

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