Alison Cassidy

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

A Nonsense Poem - A Villanelle - Poem by Alison Cassidy

A little mouse sings in a bowl
A little fish runs on a wheel
A little worm hops in a hole
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Comments about A Nonsense Poem - A Villanelle by Alison Cassidy

  • (10/4/2008 4:30:00 AM)

    Great fun a ten Bob (Report) Reply

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  • Indira Renganathan (8/22/2008 9:31:00 AM)

    A sensible nonsense lines interesting 10 (Report) Reply

  • (8/6/2008 4:25:00 AM)

    O.K. you have tried to do something here and you call it nonsense. O.K. I go with that........arya......blessings and more sense.........arya (Report) Reply

  • (7/19/2008 9:54:00 PM)

    I enjoyed your Villanelle! Not an easy poem to write. (Report) Reply

  • C. P. Sharma (6/17/2008 8:18:00 AM)

    Awesome poem. Alison, modern sensibility has reached to such an extent that it generally appears more sensible when we talk nonsense, like Shakespearean fool. (Report) Reply

  • Adeline Foster (6/6/2008 3:34:00 PM)

    Hello Alison:
    A lovely little villanelle. I teach a poetry class at Hagerstown Community College and would like to use your poem along with a brief biography of the poet. It would make a lovely contrast to “A Voice in the Scented Night” by H. Austin Dobson. The bio goes something like this: Poet: _ Born: _ Date: _ State: _ Started writing poetry at age: _ Working at present: _
    You can view my poetry at
    Thanks in advance, Adeline Foster
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  • (6/5/2008 1:36:00 PM)

    weird. it made perfect sense to me! -chuck (Report) Reply

  • (5/31/2008 12:57:00 PM)

    i like the freedom of this poem. there should be more poems like this one! (Report) Reply

  • Sulaiman Mohd Yusof (5/16/2008 8:27:00 PM)

    a little write fills a great heart. it's not silly but pretty.nice work allie!

    From your ever pal,
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  • (5/16/2008 5:51:00 PM)

    I love this poem, and that's not nonsense!
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  • (5/16/2008 3:25:00 AM)

    Very funny :)) An ostensible nonsense, the humour is actually often in the absurd, therefore the poem is very humorous really. I just imagine 'A little mouse sings in a bowl' :)) ... (Report) Reply

  • (5/13/2008 8:21:00 PM)

    One of the most sensible poems you have writtan... so far (Report) Reply

  • (5/13/2008 8:17:00 PM)

    I agree, definately nonsense, but good for laughs. (Report) Reply

  • Andrew Blakemore (5/11/2008 3:08:00 PM)

    A lovely piece Alison, made me giggle. Thanks for sharing. Love Andrew x (Report) Reply

  • Ernestine Northover (5/9/2008 4:29:00 PM)

    LOVED IT! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! What a brilliant write, nice and oddly crazy which one likes to be occasionally! ! Hey Ho, fiddledee dee. I think this poem is working for me.
    Love and hugs Ernestine XXX
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  • (5/8/2008 11:55:00 AM)

    Behind the mask:
    A little sigh fancies a meal _
    Great attempt.
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  • (5/7/2008 2:28:00 PM)

    A no nonsense, nonsense villanelle if I'm not mistaken! How clever! Great run of wacky images all flowing with an effortless ease that makes them appear quite believable - I imagined each and every one! Not sure who would be more proud, Edward Lear or Dylan Thomas! A touch of Allie Cassidy magic here for sure! Enchanting... j xx (Report) Reply

  • (5/6/2008 11:49:00 AM)

    bit of fun and why not. (Report) Reply

  • (5/5/2008 5:47:00 AM)

    A fun to read though a burn to the head! Makes me smile too! A 10. (Report) Reply

  • (5/5/2008 5:39:00 AM)

    Allie, I was away when you put this up or I would have caught it sooner. Never mind I caught this whimsical bit of nonsense which brought a smile to my face. Top marks and thanks for brightening up my morning.
    Love David xxxx
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