Jonathan ROBIN

Freshman - 521 Points (22 September / London)

Jonathan ROBIN Poems

721. Tempest Tossed 2/20/2012
722. Attolent From The Air 2/20/2012
723. A To Z Of All I Hate 2/22/2012
724. A To Z Ambre Alice Double Best 2/22/2012
725. Overdrawn Conclusions 2/22/2012
726. Log Blog 2/22/2012
727. Contradictions Miriam Mendes Torres De Olivera 2/22/2012
728. Crossfire 2/22/2012
729. Unhypnagogic State 2/22/2012
730. Kite Flight 2/23/2012
731. Spensarian Shake Up 2/23/2012
732. Heartless Artless Buck How Skip Parodies Online 2/23/2012
733. Contest Compete Sijo After Beautiful Feet Reason A Poteet 2/23/2012
734. Time Stonewalling Rhyme 2/25/2012
735. Faith In Snappy Chimp Champion After John Dryden Happy The Man 2/25/2012
736. Of All Life's States Supreme 2/25/2012
737. Elefans' Fans' Grey Tanka Eulogy Written On A Grass Green Country Backyard After John Godfrey Saxe The Blind Men And The Elephant 2/25/2012
738. A Prayer 2/20/2012
739. Haiku Choice 2/20/2012
740. Caught In The Tank Ah! 2/21/2012
741. Haiku Choice At Sea 2/21/2012
742. Clepsydral Mirror 2/21/2012
743. Haiku Coda 2/21/2012
744. A Major Reshuffle 1/12/2012
745. A Right To Decide 2/15/2007
746. Next Year's Solution 3/2/2012
747. Détente 3/2/2012
748. Outspoken Token Against Unspoken Horrors Bespoken Under The Cloak Of War 3/2/2012
749. Loneliness Revealed 3/6/2012
750. Relative To Causal Initiative Paradox - After Auden - Breughel 3/6/2012
751. Scene From The Future's Web 3/6/2012
752. Sores And Defects After Charles Bukowski Cause And Effect 3/6/2012
753. In_Time_Mate Or In_Time_I_Date Sting [h]alter-Wring Or Sing Altar Ring Current Version After Burgess Abstrophy 3/6/2012
754. Illumination's Ruminations 3/7/2012
755. Overboard - Initial Version 1082 3/7/2012
756. Rise To Joys Through Friends - Acrostic Sonnet 3/9/2012
757. Haiku A...Musing 3/10/2012
758. Haiku Butterfly Kite 3/17/2012
759. Memory Slate 3/17/2012
760. Miss Understanding Miss Current Version 3/19/2012
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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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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