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Hang In There. Published by Uncollected Press 2019

John D. Robinson, poet and creator of Holy & Intoxicated Publications UK

John D. Robinson author of the recently published ‘Hang in There’ talks with HOT’s Chandra Masoliver about seven of his poems, and ways they come from his life.

Posted 10:57 Monday, Nov 18, 2019 In: Poetry Tags: John D Robinson

Pursuing The Change of Winter III

 A poem by Ben Fairlight Edwards

Posted 09:51 Wednesday, Nov 6, 2019 In: Poetry Tags: Ben Fairlight Edwards Pursuing The Change of Winter III

Three-holed pipe

On the pro-Europe March for Change last month Geoffrey Taylor felt inspired to write the following memoir in verse.

Posted 14:49 Tuesday, Aug 27, 2019 In: Poetry Tags: Best for Britain Geoffrey Taylor March for Change three-holed pipe

Hang In There: Poetry from John D Robinson

John D Robinson, a regular contributor to HOT, has published his first full collection of poetry, Hang In There. Most of the poems appear in book form for the first time. Adrian Manning of Concrete Meat Press gives his appreciation of the man and his work. There follow three of the poems.

Posted 18:58 Sunday, Jun 2, 2019 In: Poetry Tags: Hang In There John D Robinson


by John D Robinson

Posted 15:08 Tuesday, Jan 1, 2019 In: Poetry Tags: John D Robinson Pursuit of Shadows

Poet Penny Pepper Pops Up

Tomorrow night (Thursday 15 November), Penny Pepper will be reading from her new collection of poetry at Book Buster in Queen’s Road. Erica Smith tells us why we should get down to see her perform.

Posted 19:11 Wednesday, Nov 14, 2018 In: Poetry

Alive is someone…

The husband of a dear friend of mine died a couple of weeks ago, after over a decade of coping with the myriad circumstances that accompany early onset dementia, writes HOT’s Zelly Restorick. A beautiful poem was read at his funeral, which I share with you here: maybe it will be a source of comfort should you also be going through a challenging time in your life.

Posted 06:14 Thursday, Aug 9, 2018 In: Poetry Tags: Angelo Maria Ripellino Luigi Nono Zelly Restorick

A concrete poem about Trump

Posted 09:11 Friday, Jul 13, 2018 In: Poetry Tags: concrete poem Donald poem The Perilous Void Trump
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