Jonathan ROBIN

Rookie - 133 Points (22 September / London)

Jonathan ROBIN Poems

2321. Wings 11/26/2006
2322. Wings - 1290 - Initial Version 4/16/2012
2323. Wings Unshuttered 8/30/2013
2324. Winter Dance Ukraine Train Trip Lughansk 1/12/2013
2325. Wise Epic Can'T Untruss Epicanthus Eyes Thus 9/6/2013
2326. Wishful Thinking A Premature Soviet Farewell To Solidarnosc After William Shakespeare The Tempest - Prospero's Farewell To His Magic 9/10/2013
2327. Wistful Grief 9/10/2013
2328. Within Each Mind 5/2/2007
2329. Woe To Be [h]old 10/21/2006
2330. Wonder 12/7/2006
2331. Wor[l]d Discovery 5/2/2007
2332. Word World Images 1/30/2012
2333. Words' Whirled World Twirl Swirls Through Shadowy Embrace 9/6/2013
2334. Words Woven - Parody Mary Beuley - Words Woven 11/10/2006
2335. Work In Progress 7/6/2013
2336. World Word Canvas 9/10/2013
2337. Writers' Real Mirror Reflection Reel 1294 With All Due Acknowledgement To Rudyard Kipling If Current Version 4/21/2013
2338. Wrong Turning 10/16/2006
2339. Wry Rise Fall Call Chance Think Link Dance 1/4/2013
2340. Yann Lester: 24th April 1996 10/26/2006
2341. Yarn 11/26/2006
2342. Yellowstone Caldera 8/30/2013
2343. Yggdrasil 6/13/2013
2344. Yokohama Go Game 12/11/2006
2345. You Are Bold Mother Jillian - Parody Robert Southey, Lewis Carroll 8/5/2006
2346. Your Eyes 5/26/2013
2347. Zhanna Ruban 1/10/2013
2348. Zoo Blues - Parody T.S. Eliot Macavity 10/9/2008
2349. Zusammen 5/29/2013
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 ...

Read the full of Advice To An Applicant - Parody Rudyard Kipling – If

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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