Treasure Island

Alison Cassidy

(6th August,1945 / Melbourne, Australia)

I LOVE RED


RED balloon
floating through frames
of Thirties celluloid
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  • Coach Roth (4/26/2008 3:12:00 AM)

    Fantastic...I would have been lost after thinking of a few examples...but I guess that's why you love red...funny and touching...Coach (Report) Reply

  • Francesca Johnson (3/17/2007 12:12:00 PM)

    Did you mention red shoes? ? Yesss. I'm still looking for that perfect red pair to replace a long-gone pair of favourite Italian leather courts I wore till they died of old age.
    Love the poem, Allie. Red goes so well with black or grey....

    Love, Fran xxx (Report) Reply

  • R H (10/3/2006 5:41:00 AM)

    Such visual contrasts juxtaposed all in the name of that bold primary hue. Great write Alison. Justine. (Report) Reply

  • Chuck Audette (10/2/2006 10:26:00 PM)

    Hey, any poem that mentions the Rhode Island Red and communism and clown noses gets my vote for most eclectic. Fun read!
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  • Original Unknown Girl (9/20/2006 10:18:00 AM)

    Hey there Alison..... I love red too - my favourite colour, the colour of passion, rage.... so many other things! You put your thoughts across beautifully. A great poem with a lovely flow! HG x (Report) Reply

  • Frank James Ryan Jr...fjr (9/20/2006 6:08:00 AM)

    Allie>>>Red & BLACK, MY FAVORITE COLORS...THE POWER COLORS...
    AND THIS, YOUNG LADY IS A POWER POEM, INDEED....IMAGES AND VERVE
    THAT EXPEL THE FULL BRILLIANCE OF THE COLOUR....(Looks like the 'ONE' bandit struck you down....they will be caught) ''''''''''''''''''''''''''''FJR (Report) Reply

  • Kelly Neville (9/20/2006 5:13:00 AM)

    and rubies and nail polish and flags, WOW, this is so ALIVE Alison, i love it! ! ! ! ~kelly (Report) Reply

  • Steve Hagget (9/20/2006 3:19:00 AM)

    yes... what a colour red is - encaptures so many things in life and you have brought that out brilliantly here Allie - a really original and interesting piece and great to read,
    Steve (Report) Reply

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