Jonathan ROBIN

Freshman - 581 Points (22 September / London)

Jonathan ROBIN Poems

961. Out Of Darkness, Light 1955 2/19/2013
962. Last Yet First 2/21/2013
963. Synchronicity 2/25/2013
964. Time And Tide Coincide 2/27/2013
965. Disconnections 1956 2/28/2013
966. Stars Enthrall Beyond Pollution Sprawl 3/7/2013
967. Ph Bug Text Undeletable Thus Replaced 4 3/11/2013
968. Efforts Unrewarded 0846 Current Version 3/11/2013
969. Apotheosis 3/11/2013
970. Changeless Charm 3/11/2013
971. Babe And Book 3/12/2013
972. Ph Bug Text Undeletable Thus Replaced 3 3/13/2013
973. Craven Raven Attention Spans Scan Contest Ants' Brevity Votes Versus Informative Author's Notes 3/16/2013
974. Show Me More 3/18/2013
975. Those Daily Bills - 0466 - Current Version Of Daily Couplets 3/20/2013
976. Haiku Spied Her 3/22/2013
977. Time Consumed 3/21/2013
978. April May June Duly Appear August 3/22/2013
979. Internet Dream Domain 1456 After Bryan Waller Procter Pre-Existence 3/22/2013
980. One Metre Eighty 3/24/2013
981. Earthquake 3/24/2013
982. Mary Had A Bank Account 3/24/2013
983. Circles In Season 0390 3/27/2013
984. Kevin Revamped Beta Iv 3/28/2013
985. Hesitation Sweats Vile Living Lie 3/29/2013
986. One Huge Enough Acrostic Anagram Senryu Understatement 4/3/2013
987. O Hush Thee Space Baby After Sir Walter Scott Lullaby Of An Infant Chief - Current Version 1058 4/5/2013
988. O Hush Thee Though Maybe After Sir Walter Scott - Lullaby To An Infant Chief - 0314 4/5/2013
989. O Hush Baby Tory After Sir Walter Scott - Lullaby To An Infant Chief - 0313 Initial Version 4/5/2013
990. Head Treads Upon Heart's Shreds 12/3/2012
991. Devotion 1678 Current Version 12/4/2012
992. Etrangère 12/4/2012
993. The Silver Moon 12/4/2012
994. Touch Tingles Current Version Of Etrangère 12/4/2012
995. Make No Mistake 6/14/2012
996. Plateau 4/28/2013
997. Mined Visions 4/28/2013
998. Re Verse Artifice 4/29/2013
999. Curtains - Acrostic Sonnets 5/1/2013
1000. Curtains Close 306 Current Version 5/1/2013

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

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

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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