Alison Cassidy

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

Suburban Labor - Poem by Alison Cassidy

The plane trees stand in ugly rows,
branches parted in pruned lithotomy,
vulgar and naked to the winter sky.


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  • Chris Newlash (12/31/2008 7:29:00 PM)

    this is makes a very pretty picture in my mind.... once again a good write (Report)Reply

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  • (9/17/2008 12:51:00 PM)

    ehhhh...i don't want to think about trees with no leaves...because unlike u australian folk, we actually have to deal with this in upstate NY! ! ! ! (Report)Reply

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  • (9/14/2008 7:33:00 PM)

    quality Senryu written by a true artist... Rgds, Ivan (Report)Reply

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  • (9/13/2008 10:29:00 PM)

    Poetic obscene! nice work ally! (Report)Reply

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  • (9/10/2008 11:17:00 PM)

    I adore the rhythm and admire the strength of the message (Report)Reply

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  • (9/10/2008 10:49:00 AM)

    Allie, short, but to the point. Great insight. I too hate pruned trees, Top marks and thanks for sharing this my friend.
    Hugs David
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  • (9/5/2008 6:57:00 PM)

    Bravo! It's really an interesting piece. (Report)Reply

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  • (9/5/2008 6:59:00 AM)

    Devestating in its simplicity. No more words are needed.

    Love,

    SandraX
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  • (9/5/2008 6:49:00 AM)

    Just be ourselves... alive and interacting to the world is the best we can do as humans. Let us not pretend we are robots! A10 (Report)Reply

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  • (9/5/2008 6:46:00 AM)

    As usual, your 'delivery' is superb.
    Danny; ¬)
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  • (9/5/2008 5:03:00 AM)

    You conjure such a stark picture here - not a word wasted in this wonderful observation. jxx (Report)Reply

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  • (9/5/2008 4:57:00 AM)

    Ian stole my words. Great to see you posting, sweetheart. t x (Report)Reply

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  • (9/5/2008 4:27:00 AM)

    Alison, really like what you have done here. I hate looking at trees when they have been pruned. Well written.10/10
    Ian
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Poem Submitted: Friday, September 5, 2008

Poem Edited: Sunday, April 5, 2009


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