Alison Cassidy

(6th August,1945 / Melbourne, Australia)

Poems of Alison Cassidy

81. Dear Old Macca 3/21/2009
82. Defiance 6/6/2009
83. Du Pre Plays Elgar 7/12/2006
84. Eucalyptus Polyanthemos 2/23/2008
85. Faces of the Moon (haikus) 6/8/2007
86. Farewell my Love 12/4/2006
87. February Fire Storm 2/10/2009
88. Fighting the Frizz 6/22/2006
89. Filthy Phil 7/23/2006
90. Finger Painting 9/24/2006
91. First Smile 2/6/2009
92. For George With Thanks 8/16/2006
93. For Jerry Hughes 6/18/2006
94. For Kelly Neville 7/1/2006
95. For Linda Ori 8/12/2006
96. For Michael Shepherd 7/17/2006
97. Friday Morning 7/14/2006
98. Full Circle 1/11/2009
99. Full Steam Ahead - For Jerry 1/8/2009
100. Gentleman Jim 4/5/2007

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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