Jonathan ROBIN

Rookie - 273 Points (22 September / London)

Jonathan ROBIN Poems

41. A Tease Ate At Ease 10/27/2006
42. A Time Will Come 9/7/2013
43. A To Z Ambre Alice Double Best 2/22/2012
44. A To Z Of All I Hate 2/22/2012
45. A Turn Of Phrase 10/22/2006
46. A Void, Noting Nothing 8/6/2013
47. A World Too Wide For His Shrunk Shank After Shakespeare Jacques Seven Ages Of Man 6/19/2013
48. A[r]mour Plating Online Dating After William Shakespeare Jacques Seven Ages Of Man - As You Like It 7/26/2013
49. A[s]ail - Prose Poem 10/26/2006
50. Above 10/12/2006
51. Above Beyond 9/7/2013
52. Acceleration Generation Regeneration Or Degeneration 1/12/2012
53. Acceptance Dance 9/4/2007
54. Accessibility Sonnet 1/8/2012
55. Accord Aeon Aeonium Velours Translation Malou Troel, Plouvien Aeonium Velours Response M C Gold 9/1/2013
56. Achilles Had A Little Heel After Mary Had A Little Lamb 2/8/2012
57. Acknowledgement 3/28/2012
58. Across The Bourse 9/1/2013
59. Acrostic 1991 7/22/2013
60. Acrostic 1992 10/23/2006
61. Acrostic Sonnet Gail Harcus Life Witness Bears 7/20/2013
62. Acrostic Sonnet On The Sonnets On The Sonnet 7/18/2013
63. Adrenaline Shock 1/30/2012
64. Advertising 8/26/2013
65. Advice To An Applicant - Parody Rudyard Kipling – If 10/21/2006
66. Affair 1/24/2012
67. After Black Tie Dinner 1/24/2012
68. After Buttered Bread Spreading 2/7/2012
69. After Dinner - Margaret And Richard 9/8/2013
70. After Milady Parody Edna St Vincent Millay I Am But Summer 9/8/2013
71. After The Carnival 10/28/2006
72. After The Funeral 2/7/2012
73. After The Funeral Ii - 0208 2/7/2012
74. Against Stale Current 7/23/2013
75. Agence Nationale Pour L'Emploi Rue Blanche 7/20/2013
76. Ages Of Man 8/5/2006
77. Aground 2/7/2012
78. Ahead 11/26/2006
79. Alcuin 8/11/2013
80. All Else Is Shadow 10/21/2006
Best Poem of Jonathan ROBIN

My Familiar Dream - Translations Paul Verlaine – Mon Rêve Familier

I often have some strange and striking dreams
about an unknown girl, of love we share,
each time the same, each time a different air
about her swirls, who understands it seems.

She loves and understands me, from her beams
a crystal pure dismissing strife and care.
She, only, eases heart-ache and despair,
soothing pain with tears’ refreshing streams.

She’s blond, brunette, reflecting russet gleams?
I know not, nor her name and voice though fair
and sounding-soft if feels, far off I swear,
like loved ones Life has banished from its schemes.

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Hong Kong

Spinning criss cross patterns as they post across the harbour,
spray kissing, barely miss each other, business to the fore,
the junks and ferries seem such toys when seen from seventh floor
or stateroom on the seventeenth, but does it matter any more?

Does it matter, for the room is insulated from outside,
from heat and from humidity, from differences too wide
in wealth and wisdom where the West unwelcome is as bride,
though brides are taken for a time, who doweries provide.

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