Jonathan ROBIN

Freshman - 521 Points (22 September / London)

Jonathan ROBIN Poems

1601. Transposing Hopes, Desire Distorts The Sight 8/28/2013
1602. Whirlpool 8/28/2013
1603. Too Soon To Sever 8/28/2013
1604. Gilgamesh 8/27/2013
1605. Fetter Less 8/27/2013
1606. A Propos Pou After John Wolcot The Lousiad Canto I 8/27/2013
1607. Sacrificial Lamb Basted Lambasted 8/27/2013
1608. Doubts Arise 8/27/2013
1609. Love's Seasonable Roll Reversal Round Robin 8/27/2013
1610. Seek Sneak Peek From Out The Blue After David Adams N'Kima Speaks Forelock Tipped To Jovial Scavenger 8/27/2013
1611. Voyager’s Eyes Disbe[liev]ing, Speak Silence 8/27/2013
1612. Diplomacy Or Credibility Gap 8/27/2013
1613. Unslaked Robin J After Alexander Pope's Imitation Of Abraham Cowley The Garden 8/27/2013
1614. Four Eyes Play Ball 8/9/2013
1615. Show Thongs, Expended Are Leaf Briefs For Play After Francis Thompson - Go, Songs, For Ended Is Our Brief Sweet Play 8/28/2013
1616. Clown's Song Up To Date After William Shakespeare Clown's Song Twelfth Night 8/28/2013
1617. Spirited Reflections On A Purple Cow - After Gelett Burgess Purple Cow And William Wordsworth A Perfect Woman 8/28/2013
1618. Reception 8/28/2013
1619. Single State - Sandrine Vaillant 8/7/2013
1620. Mary's Express Sigh Press 8/7/2013
1621. Haiku Pillow Wo[l]rds 8/7/2013
1622. Haiku Rich Ter Scale 8/7/2013
1623. Mary's Silly Lamb 8/7/2013
1624. Tease After Alfred Joyce Kilmer Trees 8/6/2013
1625. Violin 8/29/2013
1626. The Lake Isle - Let The Beer Flow Free After The Lake Isle Of Innisfree William Butler Yeats 8/29/2013
1627. Eggs After Alfred Joyce Kilmer Trees 8/29/2013
1628. Redial The Right Number 8/29/2013
1629. Dial Right Number 8/29/2013
1630. Mite Emit Transformative Time Mirror Time Transformative Emit Item 8/29/2013
1631. Sere Upon The Stem After William Shakespeare Sonnet Lxxi 8/29/2013
1632. Soft Chord After William Shakespeare Sonnet Lxxi 8/29/2013
1633. Belonging 8/30/2013
1634. True Poet Knows No Comfort Zone 8/30/2013
1635. Offspring 8/30/2013
1636. Channelled Creativity 8/30/2013
1637. Stalactite Column After Ogden Nash - The Termite 8/30/2013
1638. Flight 8/30/2013
1639. Wings Unshuttered 8/30/2013
1640. Chance Interruption 8/30/2013
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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