Jonathan ROBIN

Freshman - 581 Points (22 September / London)

Jonathan ROBIN Poems

1921. Paris Parley Parlé 2/10/2014
1922. Hats Felt 2/18/2014
1923. Lost 2/24/2014
1924. Why Wait For Fate To Raise A Finger 2/24/2014
1925. Anticipation Swells 3/2/2014
1926. Intuitions Acting As A Guide 3/1/2014
1927. Light Filters Through 3/13/2014
1928. Memory Most Mar 3/13/2014
1929. Pre-Electoral Preoccupations 3/14/2014
1930. Love's Rome Not Roam 4/7/2014
1931. Eclectic Essays Evolve 4/16/2014
1932. Introductions 5/2/2014
1933. Semper Alicubi Sum 5/2/2014
1934. Hiss Verse 5/2/2014
1935. Heart And Mind 5/2/2014
1936. Poetic Vision 5/4/2014
1937. Quit False Safety 5/7/2014
1938. Sic Transit Sapiens 5/10/2014
1939. Sheila Thornton Hidden Haven 5/10/2014
1940. Sad Indeed To See 5/13/2014
1941. So Sink We To Rest 5/15/2014
1942. Riddle My Riddle Dear What's On 5/22/2014
1943. Tomato Sprawl Scrawl 5/27/2014
1944. Itch Pitch 5/29/2014
1945. Upon Julia's Tears, Voice And Togs Under Lock And Key After Robert Herrick 6/16/2014
1946. Timely Rubaiyat 9/23/2014
1947. Farm Cocks After Joyce Kilmer Alarm Clocks 10/5/2014
1948. Sins Of The Fathers After Rupert Brooke Sonnet Reversed 10/5/2014
1949. Let Me Display Your Pennant 10/21/2014
1950. Est Echo Ainsi Dense Coincidence 11/9/2014
1951. Mocked By Deaf Fame 1/6/2015
1952. To Cinders Turned 5/20/2015
1953. Conservative Reelection After Edmund Spenser - The Faerie Queen Book Ii 5/28/2015
1954. Mary Had But Little Luck 5/29/2015
1955. Causal Recycling 2/22/2016
1956. Superlative Story 2/17/2017
1957. *charon Chorus Current Version* 3/29/2017
1958. Eye Witness 4/4/2017
1959. Frog Bog Log Blog On Cue 4/21/2017
1960. Entwined 4/21/2017

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

Emotional Immaturity

EMOTIONAL IMMATURITY

Affection to some seems affliction
who spurn love, too turn up each tooth –
construction returns to constriction
as they burn up the promise of youth...



4 May 1979


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