Jonathan ROBIN

Freshman - 581 Points (22 September / London)

Jonathan ROBIN Poems

81. Foreclosure 9/21/2008
82. Ph Bug Undeleted Poem 5 9/24/2008
83. Optional Causes And Consequences 6/27/2008
84. Curiouser And Curiouser 8/24/2008
85. One May Write With Forked Tongue 9/25/2008
86. Seasonable Retour-Knell 9/27/2008
87. Song Approaches New Grace 9/27/2008
88. Charmed Encounter Of A Very Special Kind 10/4/2008
89. My Shell 10/8/2008
90. Tempus Fugit 10/9/2008
91. Brahma – Spin Bowl After Andrew Land, Ralph Waldo Emerson Et Al 10/11/2008
92. The Bargain At Bridge Parody Sir Philip Sidney - The Bargain 10/9/2008
93. On First Looking - Parody John Keats – On First Looking Into Chapman’s Homer 10/9/2008
94. Epitaph - Translation Mathurin Regnier - Epitaphe 10/11/2008
95. Laid Here To Rest 0394 10/13/2008
96. Sharing 10/22/2008
97. French - La Folle Allure 11/4/2008
98. Guess The Title - Patter Down Pat 11/5/2008
99. Not At A Loss Chord - After Adelaide Anne Procter – A Lost Chord 11/6/2008
100. Tapis Roulant - French 11/6/2008
101. Ph Bug Undeletable Poem Text Replaced 17 11/7/2008
102. Parody 11/12/2008
103. On Freedoms Lost 11/13/2008
104. Life 101, Lovelines, And Vampire Satire 11/13/2008
105. Realitease - Real I Tease 2007 Version 1320 11/17/2008
106. Spent 11/17/2008
107. Seek Cause Effect History - His Story 11/20/2008
108. Polyacrostic Palimpsest - Birthday Sonnet - Entered Is Diary 11/26/2008
109. Polyacrostic Palimpsest - A Tribute 11/27/2008
110. Sandrine Sonnet Cycle 2005 Copy I - Lxx 11/28/2008
111. Sandrine Sonnet Cycle 2005 Copy Lxxi - Cl 11/28/2008
112. Mooning About Pondless Mond Despond - After Li Po 12/7/2008
113. Ecology Ii 12/8/2008
114. Ecology Iii 12/8/2008
115. Polyacrostic Palimpsest - All Things Enjoy 12/10/2008
116. Touching Tendrils 12/13/2008
117. Interplay 12/13/2008
118. Polyacrostic Palimpsest - Life's Karma's Given Light, Our Dream Here Gleams 12/14/2008
119. Statements 12/16/2008
120. Verbatim Veracity Vision Voyage Visiting Verlaine's Virid Verses 12/18/2008

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

It Rains In My Heart - Translation Paul Verlaine – Il Pleure Dans Mon Coeur

It rains in my heart
as on town and on mart,
pours down longings that start
to reign in my heart!

Oh soft ringing of rain
poured on earth, eave and pane,
for poor heart feeling pain,
oh the ringing of rain!

It rains without reason
in hurt heart fears have lease on.
What? - no season for treason?
Do I grieve without reason?

What most hurts me, I wait
‘Why’ not knowing, sad fate,
without love, without hate,
On my heart lies deadweight!

Il pleure dans mon coeur
Comme il pleut sur la ville.
Quelle est cette ...

Read the full of It Rains In My Heart - Translation Paul Verlaine – Il Pleure Dans Mon Coeur

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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