Alison Cassidy

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

Alison Cassidy Poems

161. Modern Muslims 10/19/2009
162. Suburban Labor 9/5/2008
163. 3.00am 4/8/2007
164. 'Be Noble My Child' 9/3/2006
165. Goodbye Trevor 9/14/2007
166. Sugar Daddy 3/2/2008
167. The Faded Ford 8/25/2009
168. A Doggie Miracle - Thanks George 11/10/2007
169. A Last Farewell 7/15/2006
170. Hard Rubbish 5/16/2008
171. Peacock Story 2 - Pretty Miss P 12/20/2006
172. Yes 5/17/2006
173. Guitar Concerto - Senryu 4/6/2008
174. Cliffside 3/7/2008
175. A Night With Nyman 8/2/2009
176. Autumn Is Singing In The Hills 4/21/2007
177. Teaching Dance 10/16/2006
178. White Ibis With Plastic Bag 10/18/2006
179. The Children Carry Your Genes 5/17/2009
180. Bush Lawyer 4/3/2007
181. Butterfly Dancing 5/28/2009
182. What Is Yoga Practice? 9/28/2007
183. Spartans Gym 9/28/2008
184. The Three Of Us 3/12/2007
185. The Right To Choose 12/3/2006
186. Sans Leaves (Haiku) 5/31/2009
187. Jerry's Journey - Professor Rosenfeldt 5/2/2008
188. Togetherness 4/29/2007
189. Salt Of The Earth 4/8/2009
190. Global Warming? 12/20/2006
191. The Dear Old Alfred 4/10/2008
192. Finger Painting 9/24/2006
193. A Morning Poem 7/13/2007
194. Goodbye 2007 1/6/2008
195. Olfactory Memories 12/26/2006
196. Poemhunter 9/8/2006
197. A Blue Of Little Brain 10/12/2007
198. New Years Eve 1/1/2008
199. God, I Wasted Thirty Years Of You! 2/2/2008
200. No Trouble At All 6/20/2009

Comments about Alison Cassidy

  • gone gone (5/8/2007 8:47:00 PM)

    Allie is a fine poetess and a lovely human being.....the love IS Allie....

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  • glen still (10/25/2006 4:26:00 AM)

    ALISON..REALLY LIKE YOUR WORK..I ESPECIALLY LIKED ! Sad is Stupid... U caught that dysfunctional complex head on... would u read a recent post of mine and let me know what u think: MySpace is the title..

    peace always...


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  • Tara very irritated with PH injustice (9/14/2006 4:59:00 AM)

    Allie is everything one might wish for but rarely finds in a poet. Abundant wisdom, vivacity, the capacity to diversify, imagination... a unique talent to engage the reader, drawing him or her right in. And one hell of a fine woman to boot. Without prejudice to her uniquely finely penned pieces, I adore this woman.
    One reservation: she does not write enough... :) t x

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  • Michael Shepherd (9/12/2006 1:26:00 PM)

    Welcome to one of the most beautiful collections of poems on this site by one of the most beautiful souls on this site. Grace abounding.

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  • Jerry Hughes (6/30/2006 12:43:00 AM)

    Not only are you welcome on this site, your empathy with the subject matter will enhance this illusionary, sometimes unbright star to brighten up a bit. Heavens to Murgatroid it needed to, desperately...

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Best Poem of Alison Cassidy

Wild Geese By Mary Oliver

You do not have to be good.
You do not have to walk on your knees
for a hundred miles through the desert repenting.
You only have to let the soft animal of your body
love what it loves.
Tell me about despair, yours, and I will tell you mine.
Meanwhile the world goes on.
Meanwhile the sun and the clear pebbles of the rain
are moving across the landscapes,
over the prairies and the deep trees,
the mountains and the rivers.
Meanwhile the wild geese, high in the clean blue air,
are heading home again.
Whoever you are, no matter how lonely,
the world ...

Read the full of Wild Geese By Mary Oliver

Your Hands

Your hands are always warm,
smooth and good to hold.
Still amazing beautiful too,
despite the scars and spots of age.

Your hands are broad and strong,
with Mount of Venus high
and nails (always manicured)
shaped like fine almonds.

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