Robert Dummett


Robert Dummett Poems

1. On First Looking Onto Wintry Fields 6/1/2006
2. Invincible 6/1/2006
3. The Great Leveller 6/1/2006
4. Eye Of The Furnace 6/1/2006
5. Desert Night 6/1/2006
6. Broken Flame 12/3/2007
7. A Tide Of Thought 12/17/2007
8. Nature's Lance 2/11/2008
9. Lest We Forget 4/8/2010
10. In The Pocket Of Poverty 5/15/2011
11. A Vision To Hold 5/19/2011
12. The Balance 6/2/2011
13. Memory Recall 6/4/2011
14. Pillow Talk 6/7/2011
15. The Unveiling 8/17/2013
16. Called To The Bar 8/25/2013
17. A Rude Awakening 3/1/2014
18. Judgment Day 3/1/2014
19. Desert Land 3/8/2014
20. Early Morning 3/29/2014
21. The Black Horse Cometh 4/2/2014
22. Such Solemn Service 4/6/2014
23. Flight From The Fall 5/15/2014
24. Carenage 9/11/2014
25. A Trini Christmas 12/22/2014
26. On The Rocks 9/7/2013
27. Lord Of The Dance 6/29/2013
28. To Daddy....In Loving Memory 1/10/2011
29. Today With Thanks 4/17/2011
30. Sugar Cane 2/23/2014
31. No Love, No Light, No Logic 5/2/2011
32. Homecoming 3/18/2014
33. No Tears For Me 8/26/2015
34. Unpaid Bills Of Humanity 6/1/2006
35. When Darkness Falls 7/28/2013
Best Poem of Robert Dummett

When Darkness Falls

The moon slides peeling the orange sun.
Seaward seagulls sign a truce of silence,
But cricket has not read the script
And bowls a babble to bats leaving crease
Running out for the night,
Frog, prince of the slime and puffed up like a
Pharisee notes the pitch, pulls no bull,
Hops and tosses a beamer in bass.
The beach buttons up its khaki suit
And sands the galvanize sea smooth,
Save for lover's slaps upon rocky heads;
The lighthouse stands as proud as a phallus-
To ships a friendly flasher,
To buoys a phosphorous professor,
A blast from a ...

Read the full of When Darkness Falls

Unpaid Bills Of Humanity

Heaven has but hell to vanquish;
Earth is stiff without a care,
And, like shrivelled shrubs the homeless
Live in heaps of flaking fear.

Draped across paved slabs of cobble,
Chill surroundings though they be,
Leaves of insulating newsprint
Serve the children of the free.

[Report Error]