Treasure Island

Alison Cassidy

(6th August,1945 / Melbourne, Australia)

Let there be Light


Harsh light
Summer sun
Baking the earth

Autumn
Soft light
Long shadows

Winter light
Cool blue
Shivering

Spring-time
New light
Bright jonquils

The light
Of understanding
In your eyes

Submitted: Monday, June 26, 2006
Edited: Wednesday, August 11, 2010

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  • Frank James Ryan Jr...fjr (7/29/2006 3:52:00 AM)

    Fastest year of my Life, Alison...
    You have a special gift for the silent word, and your love & recognition of this shines through as clear as waterford...nice penning, as usual'''''''''''''frank (Report) Reply

  • Esther Leclerc (6/27/2006 8:24:00 PM)

    I adore this poem for its take on the nature of light and for the lovely last stanza... Thank you! Esther : ] (Report) Reply

  • Joseph Daly (6/26/2006 5:43:00 AM)

    I think this is a wonderful piece that has a gracefulness in its flow. I like the manner in which you present each stanza, : the way that the narrative seems broken but then complete once the final stanza is reached. (Report) Reply

  • R H (6/26/2006 3:31:00 AM)

    A wonderfully visual write Alison, the clarity of thought resounds. Kind regards, Justine. (Report) Reply

  • gone gone (6/26/2006 1:04:00 AM)

    Alison,
    This is a lovely poem......yes, clear and lucid.....a series of pictures painted with a deft and loving brush.....thankyou

    Love, D. (Report) Reply

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