Alison Cassidy
Melbourne, Australia

Poems

Hit Title Date Added
61.
Zero Population Growth
Twenty-eight years ago
one stifling afternoon in April
squatting on the red brick path
weeding her Double Delight
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62.
Your Voice
Your voice was always hushed,
like a cembalo or harp.
A drawing room sound,
muted yet sweetly attractive.
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63.
Anniversary
Soft yellow stippled through the windowpane.

The beech tree’s skeleton is brushed with grey.
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64.
An Unlikely Dancer
I wondered if she had come to the right place
as she stood square
and stocky
before me.
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65.
! ! All Cheeks
All cheeks -
and two blue eyes
that stare
so gravely
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66.
A Little Glitch?
an unintentional remark
AND

with the flick
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67.
A Happy Birthday Sonnet For Jerry
Shall I compare thee to a summer's day?
I think I'd better not because you'll say
'You silly cow, you know I hate the heat.
It makes me cross and grumpy, and I'll beat
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68.
A Strictly Not A Poem Birthday Greeting For Tara
It is late afternoon
this first day of winter -
electric cold and amber warm.
Long shadows dapple
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69.
An Unlikely Contemplative
Rob
is a slob,
they say.
Doesn't have a job,
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70.
Still Life
They sat
motionless,
back to back
in the bright ginghammed cafe.
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