Alison Cassidy

The Bright Side Of The Road

Come, my darling, come over
to the bright side of the road.
It's gloomy over there
and boggy and sad,
like Eeyore's 'how'.

Hold my hand, I'll take you
to the bright side of the road,
so you can turn your back
on scary shadows
lurking in corners.

Let's hold hands - you and I -
on the bright side of the road
and lift our faces to the cloudless sky
and feel the happy sun
upon our backs.

Poem Submitted: Sunday, April 15, 2007
Poem Edited: Monday, February 14, 2011

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  • Tailor BellTailor Bell (6/27/2007 7:16:00 PM)

    wonderful musical lilt to this work, Allie, with uplifting tones to inspire anyone...an adult lullaby. worth revisiting. -Tailor

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  • Michael Fischer (5/4/2007 12:04:00 AM)

    I want to travel this side of the road...you make it sound like its a utopia that nobody would ever want to leave. Good poem...top marks!
    -Michael

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  • Esther Leclerc (4/29/2007 5:38:00 PM)

    An invitation impossible to refuse, this reminds me of sweet verse of yesteryear - those old songs that make one's heart yearn for a simpler time, for a love so true. I know I'll find myself singing this 'round the house! Esther : ]

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  • Sid John Gardner. (4/28/2007 8:19:00 PM)

    Alison just reading this poem gives a sense of warmth and happiness even for us 'Oldies'. Remember my mothers caring hand in this one.
    Thanks for sharing,
    Sid John xx

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  • Magda Graf (4/24/2007 5:25:00 PM)

    How beautiful this invitation to just cross the road to the bright side. Even if it's a wide road to cross, there is someone who offers a hand to help with the crossing. It was good to read your poem.
    Kind regards
    Magda

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  • Sylvia Spencer (4/21/2007 1:35:00 AM)

    Hi Allie What a lovly poem and so inviting to a childrens bedtime story book of poems well done. cheers Sylvie

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  • Sandra Fowler (4/20/2007 2:22:00 AM)

    Where there is light, darkness must be dispelled.I am so glad that your warm invitation was accepted.

    Love,

    Sandra

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  • gone gone (4/19/2007 12:23:00 PM)

    Dear Allie

    A lovely invitation from your sweet heart...to your sweetheart....glad to see it was accepted with joy and much love in return........


    Love, D.xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

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  • JoAnn McGrathJoAnn McGrath (4/15/2007 12:01:00 PM)

    Boy It's sounds wonderful there........that's just the place for me : O)
    Nice heartfelt write here Alison

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  • Rajaram RamachandranRajaram Ramachandran (4/15/2007 11:32:00 AM)

    This is like a song-a nursery rhyme and is well written.

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  • Archie Langford (4/15/2007 6:28:00 AM)

    beware of sunburn Alison archie
    .

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  • Michael Shepherd (4/15/2007 5:30:00 AM)

    ........Yes! ........

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  • Frank James Ryan Jr...fjrFrank James Ryan Jr...fjr (4/15/2007 5:21:00 AM)

    YOU'RE LEAVING THE SITE? lol! Very warming sentiment employed, lass...and i like it fine, as i do all your work...

    FjR

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  • Lisa Wilkinson (4/15/2007 4:56:00 AM)

    Beautiful Alison, bright and pleasant. Well done.

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  • Jerry Hughes (4/15/2007 4:30:00 AM)

    ...thank you sweet girl, I'm humbled. Truth be know, I don't deserve you love and devotion. Adore you, ole dictus erectus himself - already!

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