Treasure Island

Alison Cassidy

(6th August,1945 / Melbourne, Australia)

Poems of Alison Cassidy

41. A Strictly Not a Poem Birthday Greeting for Tara 6/1/2007
42. A Tasty Morsel 3/14/2008
43. A Visit from Royalty 7/2/2007
44. Acquired Brain Injury 9/23/2008
45. After Steady Rain 11/6/2007
46. After the Stroke 8/30/2008
47. Akeylah 11/15/2006
48. An Attachment to Autism 2/8/2008
49. An Ideal Travelling Companion 9/7/2007
50. An Unexpected Meeting 3/9/2008
51. An Unlikely Contemplative 1/20/2008
52. An Unlikely Dancer 8/10/2007
53. And Cousin Bruno Came To Lunch 9/30/2006
54. And the Room was Filled with Hats 3/12/2008
55. And the Trees Roared 7/4/2007
56. And You Tried So Hard To Be Good 2/14/2008
57. Anne's Kookaburra 10/22/2006
58. Anniversary 5/11/2008
59. Annual Pap Smear 7/2/2007
60. Another Blood Test 12/20/2008

Yes

I remember your velvet tongue persuasive,
your velvet hands, insistent,
exploring those parts of me
I so wanted to know, but
felt too shy to share.

I remember the child of me
and the man of you, .
and that moment of surrender
when I yielded to your touch
and answered 'Yes'.

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