Jonathan ROBIN

Rookie - 264 Points (22 September / London)

Jonathan ROBIN Poems

161. Autumn Sunbeams 6/10/2013
162. Avant - French Translation Before The World Was Made William Butler Yeats 6/19/2013
163. Awakening For Seasons 10/23/2006
164. Awakening Shapes Awakening 2/12/2007
165. Awning 12/28/2006
166. B.P. Stands For Burst Pipeline, Well Indeed 7/5/2013
167. Babe And Book 3/12/2013
168. Babylon - Pride Before Fall 10/23/2006
169. Balare - 1784 - We Sprinkle Stardust On Each Day 4/27/2012
170. Ballade Of Ultimate Necessity, An Encore - Parody Author Unknown 10/23/2006
171. Ballooning Blue Hopes 9/28/2013
172. Ballroom Dance 7/4/2013
173. Bare Hand Bear Lands Blow 1/12/2013
174. Baring Facts 7/15/2013
175. Barter, Bait 5/29/2013
176. Bastille Day 6/26/2013
177. Be At Ease As Poet 6/18/2013
178. Be At! Abet- Or Beat A Bet? 1/18/2010
179. Beacon Beckon 8/5/2006
180. Beast Year For Robin Lost Among The Stars After Claude Roy Bestiaire Du Rouge Gorge 9/10/2013
181. Beata Elizabeth 4/28/2012
182. Beauty And The Beast 6/12/2013
183. Beauty Is Truth, Truth Beauty 4/28/2013
184. Bee Lines 11/10/2006
185. Before The Fall For Annie Boudet 7/17/2013
186. Begging The Question 6/19/2013
187. Behind Sphinx Smile 3/14/2012
188. Behind Surface Smile 12/25/2013
189. Bell’s Palsy Ii – Number Seven Optic Nerve 9/7/2013
190. Bell's Palsy I Penned Stroke On Stroke Penned - Optimistic In...Sight 12/5/2007
191. Bell's Palsy Iii - Recounting Countdown 10/3/2013
192. Bell's Palsy Iv - Shocks And Spills 10/3/2013
193. Bell's Palsy Ix - Unexpected 10/3/2013
194. Bell's Palsy Sonnet Crown Frown 9/7/2013
195. Bell's Palsy V - Perpetual Paradox 10/3/2013
196. Bell's Palsy Vi - The Years 10/3/2013
197. Bell's Palsy Vii - Unwinking Wit 10/3/2013
198. Bell's Palsy Viii - From Hale To Pale 10/3/2013
199. Bell's Palsy X - Date With Ephemerality 10/3/2013
200. Bell's Palsy Xi - Schemes Dreamed 10/3/2013
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.

A ...

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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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