Alison Cassidy

Rookie (6th August,1945 / Melbourne, Australia)

A Pocketful Of Sympathy - Poem by Alison Cassidy

A pocketful of sympathy
Is really rather wonderful
To stop a scratch from stinging
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Comments about A Pocketful Of Sympathy by Alison Cassidy

  • Rookie - 0 Points Patrick A. Martin (11/6/2009 8:28:00 PM)

    I have leaned that these are not just words you have thrown away on a piece of paper. They are the stuff that your heart is made of and because of that these are all the more beautiful words that I take and print upon my heart.
    Love to you Allie. (Report) Reply

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  • Rookie Rehab Helmy (8/20/2008 1:50:00 AM)

    a well put very lovely piece
    love it & good luck to u (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Siona Doyle-McLaughlin (1/29/2007 8:45:00 PM)

    What a lovely, inspirational poem. (You misspelled raindropp with 2 'p's'.) This could become a classic, and I'd love permission to post it in my blog (with full credit of course) . Thank you for sharing it. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie R H (1/11/2007 1:12:00 PM)

    A beautiful poem that highlights the importance of the simple things in life. My pocket is jammed full of the stuff! A treasure of a poem Allie. Justine x (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Jim Foulk (1/10/2007 3:48:00 PM)

    loved this beautiful poem, if everyone only had sympathy for people, instead of them self, what a much better world this would be, great write. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 3 Points Original Unknown Girl (1/8/2007 3:46:00 AM)

    Such a sweet sweet poem, says a lot about the author! Great work and not in the usual AC style but as always a winner! ! HG: -) xx (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Sandra Fowler (1/7/2007 2:37:00 PM)

    Warm hearted and very touching. I would guess that you are always there for your friends. Encore.


    Sandra (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Duncan Wyllie (1/6/2007 3:46:00 AM)

    A caring tribute for those that share such kindness, all penned from a caring poetess
    Alison! Thankyou for your way
    Love duncan X (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Esther Leclerc (1/5/2007 8:12:00 PM)

    A sweet, welcome write to all those (and who hasn't?) suffered in any way, shape or form! That loving word and smile makes all the difference, every time. Only a darling named Allie could write this poem! ... Love, Esther : ] (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Not a member No 4 (1/4/2007 3:40:00 PM)

    In these hustling, bustling times there seems to be a shortage of Lindsay's magic Pudding. It takes good people to spread it around. Your terrific work does exactly that. Alison, it's a pleasure to have encountered you and your humane, exceedingly perceptive and eloquent mind. I see your comments here and there, and of course you've left some very generous ones at mine (for which many, many thanks) , and they are always so thoughtful and pertinent - sometimes in the midst of the wayward and downright bizarre (that would be mine from time to time) . They help to steady the ship. Thank you, jim. (And a belated happy birthday. Read Tara's lines earlier, and squinted at your entertaining and very impressive bio! !) (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,336 Points Jerry Hughes (1/2/2007 3:56:00 PM)

    Ye gods twenty times... (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Dee Daffodil (1/1/2007 11:42:00 AM)

    Here's to sympathetic and empathetic friends! Good observation allie...I always say that compassion (and laughter) are the best medicine for whatever ails you.
    All the best in 2007 lady!
    Dee (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - -1 Points Ivan Donn Carswell (1/1/2007 3:03:00 AM)

    Lindsay's magic pudding indeed, an archaic but brilliantly sustainable image. You wrenched my sympathy easily. IDC (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 56,170 Points Frank James Ryan Jr...fjr (1/1/2007 2:07:00 AM)


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