Jonathan ROBIN

Rookie - 133 Points (22 September / London)

Jonathan ROBIN Poems

1. My Familiar Dream - Translations Paul VERLAINE – Mon Rêve Familier 10/29/2006
2. Welcome Stranger 9/24/2008
3. To an Ostrich Seen from Above after Frances Cornford To a Fat Woman Seen From a Train 8/20/2013
4. The Accounting of Hardship - Parody Robert Frost 10/21/2006
5. *Rubaiyat of Invention and Innovation - After Edward Fitzgerald - Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam* 12/26/2006
6. Disappointing View - after Shel Silverstein A point of View 6/12/2008
7. Advice to an Applicant - Parody Rudyard KIPLING – If 10/21/2006
8. Research on Cinderella - after Shel Silverstein In search of Cinderella 6/12/2008
9. 力 Aura of Felicity 爱 7/8/2008
10. Tarantella for Cinderella - Parody Hilaire BELLOC - Tarantella 10/22/2006
11. A Dog's Life 3/10/2012
12. An Authentically Aware Altruist Adorns AP As Author Artist Always A-Musing And Anathema All Argument 5/13/2013
13. Tiger's Rumour and other Parodies William Blake - The Tyger 11/13/2006
14. It Rains In My Heart - Translation Paul Verlaine – Il Pleure Dans Mon Coeur 7/14/2013
15. Merlin to Mermaid - Acrostic Sonnet 11/18/2006
16. Butterfly - Acrostic Translation Alphonse de LAMARTINE – Le Papillon 10/11/2008
17. Orange Rose - Parody John Boyle O’REILLY – A White Rose 10/23/2006
18. Gather Ye Rosebuds after Robert Herrick - To the Virgins, To Make Much of Time 10/22/2006
19. Shall I Compare Her - Sandrine Sonnet Cycle after Sonnet XVIII William Shakespeare 10/27/2006
20. Gilt Written - after Shel Silverstein Snowball 6/7/2008

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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