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. Curses And Cries 10/4/2006
7. Broken Flame 12/3/2007
8. A Tide Of Thought 12/17/2007
9. A Penny For The Guy 12/18/2007
10. Nature's Lance 2/11/2008
11. Lest We Forget 4/8/2010
12. In The Pocket Of Poverty 5/15/2011
13. A Vision To Hold 5/19/2011
14. The Balance 6/2/2011
15. Memory Recall 6/4/2011
16. Pillow Talk 6/7/2011
17. The Unveiling 8/17/2013
18. Called To The Bar 8/25/2013
19. Early Morning 3/29/2014
20. The Black Horse Cometh 4/2/2014
21. Such Solemn Service 4/6/2014
22. Flight From The Fall 5/15/2014
23. Carenage 9/11/2014
24. A Rude Awakening 3/1/2014
25. Judgment Day 3/1/2014
26. Desert Land 3/8/2014
27. No Stone Unturned 12/27/2016
28. On The Rocks 9/7/2013
29. Lord Of The Dance 6/29/2013
30. To Daddy....In Loving Memory 1/10/2011
31. A Trini Christmas 12/22/2014
32. Today With Thanks 4/17/2011
33. Sugar Cane 2/23/2014
34. No Love, No Light, No Logic 5/2/2011
35. Homecoming 3/18/2014
36. Unpaid Bills Of Humanity 6/1/2006
37. No Tears For Me 8/26/2015
38. Law And Order 7/20/2016
39. 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 ...

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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.

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