Alison Cassidy

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

Morning Yoga Practice - Poem by Alison Cassidy

As I stood on my head
in front of the fire,
two black and tan faces
settled beside me.

The dachshund’s
long nose
sniffed the heat.
The tortoiseshell
licked her
lingeringly -
presumptuously.

The usual growl
didn’t eventuate
and for several moments more,
peace reigned
in the pale autumn light.


Comments about Morning Yoga Practice by Alison Cassidy

  • (7/2/2009 9:54:00 PM)

    I like the calm peaceful aura this poem surrounds us in. thank you for the images. (Report)Reply

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  • James Mclain (5/23/2009 3:44:00 AM)

    Such an erotic use of limber buttered word on spread of tounge...Ur chassis is nice to...iip (Report)Reply

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  • (5/14/2009 11:51:00 AM)

    S few words, yet so finely crafted with such an overall massive impact. The art of true poetry
    Steve
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  • (5/13/2009 12:31:00 AM)

    hahaha..................such a sweet poem....i wonder what the dachshund thinks of yoga....lolzzzzzz (Report)Reply

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  • Meggie Gultiano (5/12/2009 5:26:00 AM)

    i just love the morning Yoga way back in my college days.It gave me strength and peace of mind, like you did... Another great piece, Ali. (Report)Reply

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  • (5/11/2009 12:22:00 AM)

    Hey ALLIE r u realy speaking abut Yoga here...we look at things in a very diferent way ne..either way very innonvative and different poem....i like succh eccentric poem soooo much...rite such ones more..if you have such tell me...Gorden Wilkinson and Stephen Stirk typr stufff...10+++ love shas (Report)Reply

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  • Andrew Blakemore (5/8/2009 4:01:00 PM)

    An unusual subject to tackle but you have done so with great effect. I love your imagery, it brings the whole scene to life. Very well written. Love, Andrew x (Report)Reply

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  • (5/7/2009 6:11:00 AM)

    Indeed shirsasana is the king...............of all asanas..............i can visualie the whole thing.....but there are complementary asanas...........if asanas are performed in certain order it gives better result......................A Enlightening Write...... (Report)Reply

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  • (5/6/2009 11:43:00 PM)

    wow beautiful! ! !
    you should be looking radiant
    doing 'halaasan'
    cos blood flows directly to the face downward.
    very good write
    anjali
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  • Naseer Ahmed Nasir (5/3/2009 5:55:00 PM)

    The usual growl
    didn’t eventuate
    and for several moments more,
    peace reigned
    in the pale autumn light......... A very unique image of peaceful morning start. A beautiful poem of your style with a bit of humour as well.

    Regards
    Naseer
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  • (5/3/2009 11:25:00 AM)

    Imagine...the world's 'Peoples'....all...gathered....at...'Morning Yoga Practice! ' (Report)Reply

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  • (5/3/2009 10:22:00 AM)

    Allie, as usual you give us a glimpse into that wonderful Cassidy wonderland where even the pets pose for a poem or two. Another one that will hold honour in that collection of yours. Top marks and thank for sharing it with us my friend.
    Hugs David xxxx
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  • (5/3/2009 4:43:00 AM)

    Alison, It is excellent - the morning yoga, what live and beautiful the description..10...
    Best wishes,
    Tsira
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  • Indira Renganathan (5/2/2009 11:39:00 PM)

    I agree with Karin Anderson...true humour...nice (Report)Reply

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  • (5/2/2009 1:24:00 PM)

    Fire purifies the soul as same as morning Yoga, Alison brings peace at all.! (Report)Reply

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  • (5/2/2009 7:58:00 AM)

    Alison, how gorgeous is this! Your furry friends and you all happy near the fire. I hope someone was able to get a photo of you all, or if not, try to set it up again. Simply delightful! 10/10
    love Karin Anderson
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  • Sandra Martyres (5/2/2009 3:56:00 AM)

    A lovely poem on the peace that Yoga brings...even the daschund is influenced by the atmosphere...10 (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, May 2, 2009

Poem Edited: Saturday, September 26, 2009


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