Jonathan ROBIN

Freshman - 521 Points (22 September / London)

Jonathan ROBIN Poems

241. As Flowers Fade 10/8/2006
242. Online Audience - Acrostic Sonnet 10/8/2006
243. Fair Cop 10/8/2006
244. Damn Spam 10/8/2006
245. The Lake Isle At Election Time After William Butler Yeats The Lake Isle Of Innisfree 10/8/2006
246. Entwood Outpost 10/8/2006
247. Ceneri Scenery - Acrostic Sonnet 10/8/2006
248. Hic Jacet The Balance Of Power - Acrostic Sonnet 10/12/2006
249. Seniority 10/12/2006
250. Above 10/12/2006
251. Elegy On A London Jobber 10/12/2006
252. All In A Hot And Copper Sky 10/12/2006
253. Fisherman 10/12/2006
254. Peace 10/12/2006
255. Time Drops 10/12/2006
256. Testing Times For Sonnet Rhymes 8/5/2006
257. The Joys Of Waking After S.T. Coleridge The Pains Of Sleep 8/5/2006
258. The Shadowed After William Carlos Williams - The Shadow 8/5/2006
259. The Spring Market’s Worn - Or - 'sell In May And Go Away' 8/5/2006
260. Thread Tomorrow's Ties Acrostic 8/5/2006
261. Transience V 8/5/2006
262. Talent Tallow Tally 8/5/2006
263. Ubiquity - Sonnet 8/5/2006
264. Va Pour Vapour - Translation Pierre Corneille 8/5/2006
265. Ubiquity Ii 8/5/2006
266. The Bee With Honey Combs Her Hair 8/25/2006
267. Haiku Tectonic Tact 1452 10/4/2006
268. Fly Tale It Is 10/13/2006
269. The Worm 10/13/2006
270. The Answer 10/13/2006
271. Guerilla 10/13/2006
272. Jigsaw 10/13/2006
273. Haiku Interruption 10/13/2006
274. Truth And Fiction 10/14/2006
275. An_Thology - Acrostic Sonnet 10/14/2006
276. Anthology Prepared 10/14/2006
277. Tree-Son 10/14/2006
278. Memories Ii 10/14/2006
279. Charade 10/13/2006
280. Faces Of The Future 10/13/2006
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.

A ...

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Hong Kong

Spinning criss cross patterns as they post across the harbour,
spray kissing, barely miss each other, business to the fore,
the junks and ferries seem such toys when seen from seventh floor
or stateroom on the seventeenth, but does it matter any more?

Does it matter, for the room is insulated from outside,
from heat and from humidity, from differences too wide
in wealth and wisdom where the West unwelcome is as bride,
though brides are taken for a time, who doweries provide.

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