Jonathan ROBIN

Rookie - 133 Points (22 September / London)

Jonathan ROBIN Poems

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