Treasure Island

Alison Cassidy

(6th August,1945 / Melbourne, Australia)

Poems of Alison Cassidy

241. The Fraying Edges of his Mind 6/11/2006
242. The Gossips 9/30/2007
243. The Grandfather Clock 11/24/2006
244. The Horse 8/24/2008
245. The Kiss 9/11/2007
246. The Letter 8/24/2007
247. THE LOVE IS IN YOU 2/9/2007
248. The Old Dot Matrix - for Jerry 8/31/2007
249. The Old Grey Mare* 5/26/2006
250. The Old Organ Seat 12/2/2007
251. The Persuasive Power of a Pretty Peahen 12/29/2008
252. THE RED ROSE 7/28/2006
253. The Right to Choose 12/3/2006
254. The Tears of Things* 11/11/2006
255. The Three of Us 3/12/2007
256. The Trolley Song 9/27/2006
257. The Two of Us 11/6/2006
258. The Young Girl Laughed 9/8/2006
259. Tiger Moth 11/6/2008
260. Timelessness - (haiku) 1/13/2008

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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