Jonathan ROBIN

Freshman - 553 Points (22 September / London)

Jonathan ROBIN Poems

41. Know High Kudos - No Haiku Wry Cue 1/3/2007
42. Polyacrostic - A Final Act I Play... And Yet 1/5/2007
43. As Dew From Lily Pearls 1/5/2007
44. Eternal Golden Braid - Escher, Gödel, Bach 1/24/2007
45. Thou Garden Art 2/20/2007
46. Ars Poetica 6/9/2007
47. Alphabet Artistry 6/16/2007
48. Come Flood With Me - Parody Christopher Marlowe - Come Live With Me And Be My Love 7/25/2007
49. From Bare Despair Prepare Rare Future Fair 8/26/2007
50. Cropped Apologies To Rudyard Kipling 11/23/2007
51. Rhyme Rant On Prose Rants 12/5/2007
52. Bell's Palsy I Penned Stroke On Stroke Penned - Optimistic In...Sight 12/5/2007
53. Once More Unto The Form Fair Friends 1/24/2008
54. Mosaic - Summer's Day 4/16/2008
55. Tree's Ring Recorded Symphony 4/23/2008
56. Two At Last Twin Win 5/13/2008
57. Soul's Scrolled Roles Rolls From Pole Star To Hole Jar 5/17/2008
58. Polyacrostic Palimpsest - Care Is Our Dream 5/17/2008
59. Voi Che Sapete... 5/29/2008
60. Once More Unto The [b]reach, Dear Friends 6/8/2008
61. Reign's End At Land's End 6/8/2008
62. Stringing A Long And Short Of It 6/8/2008
63. Pillow Words Ii 6/8/2008
64. Ph Bug Text Undeletable Thus Replaced 2 6/10/2008
65. Surf..Fing 6/15/2008
66. Sure Render Or Surrender, Sur Rendezvous Or Sir Rendez Vous 6/16/2008
67. Over The Hill - Barrack Room Ballad 6/17/2008
68. Exemplary - After William Shakespeare Sonnet Xviii 7/8/2008
69. Beyond Beyond 7/16/2008
70. Love Lost 7/17/2008
71. When You Are Old 7/21/2008
72. Leman Lemon Relativity 7/25/2008
73. Devil's Advocate... Prêcher Le Faux... 7/27/2008
74. Non Oui Mais! Sed We May! 7/28/2008
75. Lost For Words 7/28/2008
76. Placing A Wor[l]d Poetic 1795 7/29/2008
77. No Aberrations On Earth 9/1/2008
78. Someone’s Daughter 9/10/2008
79. I Can Emit Time 9/10/2008
80. He Understands, She Feels 9/14/2008

Comments about Jonathan ROBIN

  • M M (1/10/2012 6:25:00 AM)

    A very talented poet, whose poems are always beautifully penned, not only through the choice of the words (mostly far beyond relevance) , but also through the thoughts these poems carry... and the sense of humour.
    Some of these pieces can be considered as masterpieces.

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  • Jack Sprat (1/5/2012 3:18:00 PM)

    It is not surprising to find Jonathan Robin among the top hundred most popular poets on Poemhunter... and apparently he has also 10 poems ranked in the top 20 out of 4 million on allpoetry. Looking at his biography one is surprised that he finds time to write in such a diversity of traditional styles on so many subjects, both contemporary and classical. One is confused by the number of poems nominally on poemhunter - less than 1400 compared to more than two thousand in his poetry book apparently available for download. As written in one of the comments below 'This gent has experimented with every possible poetic medium out there and with exceptional results.' - one can only agree and applaud.

  • p.a. noushad p.a. noushad (4/4/2009 1:28:00 AM)

    deep within i find a perfect blending of matter and manner, beautiful poems.

  • M S (12/14/2006 4:13:00 PM)

    There are plenty of gems scattered through this vast poetic field. This gent has experimented with every possible poetic medium out there and with exceptional results. I have found myself skipping through the long-winded verbosities and brain-teasing acrostics, but got cought on the more personable social commentaries and those that were rooted in personal experiences. But then again, chaqun a son gout. Spin the wheel and see where chance will land you, chances are you won't be disappointed.

Best Poem of Jonathan ROBIN

The Accounting Of Hardship - Parody Robert Frost

Ask still less of money spent where the spender thinks it went,
for, despite reminders sent, it's too easy to invent
excuses not to find the rent.

Therefore before you consent to part with pound, or penny, cent,
helping friend to supplement his small yearly increment, -
before you lament, repent!

Management most competent needs some legal instrument
to avert an accident, subsequent predicament, -
argument, embarassment

If your friendships you'd cement by behaviour sapient,
avoid disillusionment by tactful expedient, -
‘tis best the question to ...

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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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