Jonathan ROBIN

Freshman - 581 Points (22 September / London)

Jonathan ROBIN Poems

81. Might I A Bee Become... 12/8/2006
82. Men Are Unwise - After James Elroy Flecker - Samarkand 12/10/2006
83. Climate Change 12/10/2006
84. Spiral Of Progress 12/10/2006
85. Once More Unto The Gulf, Dear Friends 12/10/2006
86. Muse Sings On Rhyme 12/11/2006
87. Outside Imposed Restraints 12/11/2006
88. Reach Is Not Risk 12/13/2006
89. Even In Sleep 12/13/2006
90. Dis Solution Dissipation 12/15/2006
91. *stranger In Strange Crowd* 12/16/2006
92. Handle With Care 12/18/2006
93. Parting Sho[u]ts 12/21/2006
94. French - Pomme D’accord Et Raccord De La Pomme 12/21/2006
95. Ambiguity Arose - After Rose Aylmer Walter Savage Landor 12/21/2006
96. Wed Din Stale Snail Mail Trail Tale 12/21/2006
97. Emotions Whose Oceans None Tame 12/23/2006
98. One Heart Feels Finger 12/23/2006
99. Happy Families 12/24/2006
100. Halloween 12/24/2006
101. Sprinkle Drinkle In The Bar 12/25/2006
102. Polyacrostic - Jest Gest 12/26/2006
103. Together A...Gain 12/26/2006
104. Know High Kudos - No Haiku Wry Cue 1/3/2007
105. Polyacrostic - A Final Act I Play... And Yet 1/5/2007
106. As Dew From Lily Pearls 1/5/2007
107. Polyacrostic Palimpsest - Susan Sellers 1/6/2007
108. Polyacrostic Palimpsest - Nowhere Or Now Here Karen? 1/8/2007
109. Polyacrostic Palimpsest - Birthday Mirror 1/8/2007
110. Polyacrostic Palimpsest - A Muse In Key Plan 1/8/2007
111. Polyacrostic Palimpsest - Man's Future Is Mayhem 1/8/2007
112. From Heart To Heart 1/15/2007
113. For Crying Out Loud! - Out Loud Crying For? 1/16/2007
114. P.E.A.C.E. Work 1/17/2007
115. Voyager's Out Of This World Prose Poem On The Mind's Universe 1/18/2007
116. Story B[r]oad Broadsheet In Broad Daylight - From Boardroom To Bed And Board Room And Vice Versa 1/21/2007
117. Draw Near, My Dear All This And More 1/21/2007
118. Eternal Golden Braid - Escher, Gödel, Bach 1/24/2007
119. Open Ended 12/7/2006
120. On Borrowed Time 12/7/2006

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 ...

Read the full of My Familiar Dream - Translations Paul Verlaine – Mon Rêve Familier


First flits hairy horsefly, hovers over the hollows;
Fast flicks matchstick mantis her mandibles, - she swallows.

8 April1975

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