Jonathan ROBIN

Rookie - 405 Points (22 September / London)

Jonathan ROBIN Poems

201. Bell's Palsy Xi - Schemes Dreamed 10/3/2013
202. Bell's Palsy Xii - On Dort 10/3/2013
203. Bell's Palsy Xiii - Virus, Virus After Jane Taylor Twinkle, Twinkle And William Blake Tyger 7/7/2013
204. Bell's Palsy Xiv - Dew Diligence 10/3/2013
205. Bell's Palsy Xix - Moving Finger Writes 1/19/2009
206. Bell's Palsy Xv - Dissymmetry 10/3/2013
207. Bell's Palsy Xvi - To Test Frontiers 10/3/2013
208. Bell's Palsy Xvii - Temptations 10/3/2013
209. Bell's Palsy Xviii - Fragility 1/19/2009
210. Bell's Palsy Xx - Infinite Designs 10/3/2013
211. Bell's Palsy Xxi - Lopsided 10/3/2013
212. Bell's Palsy Xxii – Match Met 10/3/2013
213. Bell's Palsy Xxiii – Ta[l]king For Granted 10/3/2013
214. Belonging 8/30/2013
215. Belonging At Last 11/18/2006
216. Bernanke's Fiscal Cliff Hanky-Panky 7/4/2013
217. Best Fruit Salad 7/9/2013
218. Betray Us Petraeus 8/26/2013
219. Between Dark Past And Future Flight 5/17/2013
220. Between Life's Smiles 10/14/2013
221. Between The Times 12/13/2006
222. Beware Of False Bottoms 6/10/2013
223. Beyond Beyond 7/16/2008
224. Beyond Straitjackets 4/3/2012
225. Beyond The Ken 6/20/2013
226. Beyond The Tears 6/1/2013
227. Big Bang Jest Gest Second Guessed 7/7/2013
228. Binge Drinking Cub In Pub Drubs Dreams Run Rare After Yeats When You Are Old, Itself After Ronsard 9/28/2013
229. Birthday Letter For Lucinda 12/2/2006
230. Birthday Mark Wrobel 9/14/2013
231. Birthday Request Sonnet 10/16/2013
232. Bitter-Sweet 3/14/2012
233. Black Riders Outridden 1/19/2014
234. Black Tie Affairs - Behind The Veil Of Edwardian Silks And Sherry 8/28/2013
235. Bliss Beams Light 2/16/2012
236. Blood Flood 8/31/2013
237. Blossom Blessings 5/20/2013
238. Blowing In The Wind 9/3/2013
239. Blue Blood Hiss Hit And Miss Story Buckling Under - In For A Penny Out For A Pound Ding Bat 7/17/2013
240. Blue, Brown And Gold 12/22/2006
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

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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