Alison Cassidy

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

Black Holes


I lifted my foot...

and it appeared
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  • Rookie Jim Foulk (4/11/2007 2:25:00 PM)

    this was a great poem alison, it kept me going and going, and i almost fell down that hole with you, but phew! what write, and what a nightmare that must have been, you are such a fine poet, this is one of your best, you have wrote so many good ones i can't put them in order. i give it a ten. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 0 Points Original Unknown Girl (3/1/2007 6:07:00 AM)

    I love this Allie, the way in which you convey even the slightest of things just gives your thoughts a life of their own! This dream.... it could've been anyone's worst nightmare but you tell it with such eloquence! ! I'm very interested in what dreams mean so this one really hits the mark! ! (Jack's version are extremely humorous! !)
    Great read and a great write too, as ever! HG: -) xx (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Tara very irritated with PH injustice (2/26/2007 12:10:00 AM)

    Stylish penning as ever Allie. Vivid. Don't know what Freud would have had to say about this! :) t x (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Duncan Wyllie (2/24/2007 6:33:00 AM)

    This is a very interesting poem, a friend of mine was telling me that their young girl had
    a reaccurring dream just like this one, she was very afraid of her own bedroom in the end
    Take care sweetheart, plesent dreams
    Love duncan X (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 29 Points Robert Howard (2/23/2007 10:13:00 AM)

    Yikes! So vividly crafted. Note to myself: don't visit Alison's nightmares, they're dangerous! ! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 0 Points alice sunderland (2/23/2007 4:07:00 AM)

    scary. all i ever do is 'trip over the kerb' in my dreams. i dont think i'd swap you.

    great to read though! alxx (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Not a member No 4 (2/22/2007 5:41:00 PM)

    Allie, this is good, this is very good! ! Captures the nightmarish experience to perfection! ! ! xx jim (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,093 Points Jerry Hughes (2/19/2007 10:47:00 PM)

    ...how many times have I told you Alphonse, don't eat yippie-beans just before going to bed. Well writ nightmare though (Report) Reply

  • Rookie R H (2/19/2007 2:56:00 PM)

    An excellent recreation of a theme that dominates many recurring dreams. The underlying insecurity and anxiety in this dream in which you have no control grips the reader and takes them to that fearful place. Superb composition Allie. Justine (Report) Reply

  • Rookie *Mandy * (2/17/2007 12:28:00 PM)

    I think everyone fears falling into the dark. I love the way you write! I can really relate


    Mandy (Report) Reply

  • Rookie jack russell (2/17/2007 5:35:00 AM)

    These deep black holes could be the nightmare of your mother having your tonsils stolen for no good reason! That is not to say (getting myself into trouble here) that your mouth is huge, or bottomless, or...I'd better stop digging more holes :) 'Falling' dreams/nightmares are, I am told, common; the reason escapes me...
    Great drama here, Allie, and I love the 'demented drummer' line...perfectly graphic!
    Hugz
    jack :) (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Sandy Jensen (2/17/2007 5:28:00 AM)

    this poem is beautifully formatted allie...i love the way you describe your dream like state...it appears so real....as often the dreaming state is...i could see the holes around you as you turned..a great little read...love sandyxxx (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Séamus Fox (2/17/2007 3:05:00 AM)

    Alison this is pretty mad not just one crazy recurring dream but two! ! ! Even in your sleep you were being creative! ! ! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Declan McHenry (2/17/2007 2:59:00 AM)

    Fear. It really puts the frighteners on so much, otherwise, everyday activity. Well captured Alison. (Report) Reply



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