Jonathan ROBIN

Rookie - 214 Points (22 September / London)

Bell's Palsy Vii - Unwinking Wit - Poem by Jonathan ROBIN

Who once dissolved defenses, insight deep,
now lies constrained, can't set smile's record straight,
remains in limbo, rhyming wait with weight,
while unresponsive muscles seek lost sleep.
Awake, asleep, dry eye must ever peep,
asleep, awake, lop-sided lips mouth late
and early struggle to articulate.
Paralysis struck swiftly, on guard keep
a wary eye while weary brain can't weep,
aware must wait while nerve link reprobate
plays tricks twixt life and Styx, active, probate.
Wit winks while eyelid left behind can't creep.
Two thirds recuperation prognosis
seems lot or little turning on Fate's kiss.

Poet's Notes about The Poem

(4 December 2007)

Comments about Bell's Palsy Vii - Unwinking Wit by Jonathan ROBIN

  • Gold Star - 69,929 Points Gajanan Mishra (10/3/2013 6:28:00 AM)

    insight deep, thanks, good write.
    Please read my poem'Family members' and vote.
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Poem Submitted: Thursday, October 3, 2013

Poem Edited: Thursday, October 3, 2013

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