Treasure Island

Alison Cassidy

(6th August,1945 / Melbourne, Australia)

Poems of Alison Cassidy

61. Arachnological Persistence 11/4/2007
62. Aunt Margaret 4/18/2008
63. Autumn is Singing in the Hills 4/21/2007
64. Autumn Poems 6/9/2006
65. Autumn Relaxation 5/4/2007
66. Babysitting 12/31/2008
67. Back with a Vengeance 2/10/2007
68. 'Be Noble My Child' 9/3/2006
69. Because by James McAuley 5/6/2006
70. Birthday Girl 8/3/2008
71. Black Holes 2/17/2007
72. Bloody Parkinson's 3/29/2008
73. Blue Roses 7/20/2006
74. Bush Lawyer 4/3/2007
75. Butterfly Dancing 5/28/2009
76. Cliffside 3/7/2008
77. Cloud Gate - Dance Theatre of Taiwan 8/20/2006
78. Constance Wood - Headmistress 1/26/2009
79. Co-op Tales - Damien 5/23/2008
80. Dancing the Music 6/30/2006

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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