Jonathan ROBIN

Rookie - 231 Points (22 September / London)

Jonathan ROBIN Poems

761. Haiku Eight Homeless Dead 7/15/2013
762. Haiku Elections 7/15/2013
763. Haiku Empathy 7/17/2013
764. Haiku Encapsulation 3/28/2012
765. Haiku End Of Play 7/24/2013
766. Haiku Evening 6/11/2013
767. Haiku Ex Plane Ations 11/15/2013
768. Haiku Exception 7/17/2013
769. Haiku Extensions 7/24/2013
770. Haiku Fantasy Unfulfilled 7/23/2013
771. Haiku Farewell State 10/30/2006
772. Haiku Faucet 7/24/2013
773. Haiku Fey Way 6/13/2013
774. Haiku Fidelity 7/15/2013
775. Haiku Fingered Points 7/22/2013
776. Haiku Fire And Water 7/17/2013
777. Haiku Fleet Street 2 7/26/2013
778. Haiku Fleet Street I 7/26/2013
779. Haiku Floating World 7/1/2013
780. Haiku Foothold Firm 7/23/2013
781. Haiku Forum Blog After Basho The Old Pond 2/9/2012
782. Haiku Freedom Versus Haze[ag]itation 7/17/2013
783. Haiku French - Plus Ca Change With English Translation 3/31/2012
784. Haiku French - The More Things Change With French Translation 3/31/2012
785. Haiku French Faits Divers 7/15/2013
786. Haiku Frog Longjump Or High Jump Over The Old Pond After Basho Matsuo 7/26/2013
787. Haiku From Faith To Wraith After Yosano Akiko 4/17/2012
788. Haiku Generation Gap 6/20/2013
789. Haiku Genesis 11/15/2013
790. Haiku Glossy Gloss On Time's Etching And Rhyme's Sketching 4/27/2012
791. Haiku Great Expectations 7/17/2013
792. Haiku Greenhouse Gas 7/24/2013
793. Haiku H.T.M.L. 9/20/2013
794. Haiku Happy Landing 1/2/2007
795. Haiku Hex 7/26/2013
796. Haiku Hiss Verse 7/23/2013
797. Haiku Hope Beams 5/8/2012
798. Haiku Hurricane 7/23/2013
799. Haiku I Love You 6/1/2013
800. Haiku Icicles 4/17/2012
Best Poem of Jonathan ROBIN

Advice To An Applicant - Parody Rudyard Kipling – If

If you can back your boss and keep on smiling,
while toning down his brash absurdities,
if, having watched the man manhandle filing,
you rearrange the folders pretty please,
if coy and charming, beautiful, beguiling,
anticipating all contingencies,
you manage new accounts, contacts redialling,
correct crass spelling, cover vagaries...

If you can keep your head while he’s resiling,
evolve successful counter-strategies,
if ‘mum’s the word’, discrete, effective tyling,
from busy-bodies safe when he agrees.
If you can spend your time in ...

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Prosperity Palls

PROSPERITY PALLS
The era of pleasure is over for ever,
prosperity palls, seldom fails to appal.
When seeking some sanity see we should sever
last links with societal sirens that call
after all with fast laughter, considering never
that Man’s many illusions to dust must soon fall,
as dispassionate Death’s thrall not even keen, clever,
can ever avert, all are measured withal.

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