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Two poems by Hamlin and Robinson

Posted 13:43 Monday, Apr 9, 2018 In: Poetry Tags: Bradley Mason Hamlin Holy&intoxicated Publications John D Robinson

Only In St Leonards: A Year On The Marina

A new book of poetry by Brian Docherty, Only In St. Leonards: A Year On The Marina, (Special Sorts Press, 2017) will be available soon from St. Michaels Hospice, Upper Maze Hill in St. Leonards. This is a signed, limited edition book of new poems, as a fundraiser for the Hospice. 

Posted 17:36 Wednesday, Oct 25, 2017 In: Poetry Tags: Brian Docherty Only in St Leonards: A Year On the Marina St Michael’s Hospice
John D Robinson July B&W portrait

Holy&intoxicated Series 4

Life long Hastings-ite and poet, John D. Robinson has produced Series 4 of his Holy&intoxicated Publications Poetry Card Series. Following in the footsteps of the previous Series, John says that Number 4 is “firing full power on all 5 cylinders, with high calibre poetry”. Zelly Restorick asks John about his poetry initiative. 

Posted 08:09 Thursday, Oct 19, 2017 In: Poetry Tags: A D Winans Arthur Graham Bradford Middleton Holy&intoxicated Publications John D Robinson Paul Tristram
Hastings Pride 2

The Smallhythe Trio

Lesbians. Suffragettes. Dramatists. L.G.B.T. Poet Laureate Trudy Howson explores, through poetry and prose, the Smallhythe Trio: Edith Craig, Christopher St John and Clare Atwood.

Posted 05:57 Saturday, May 27, 2017 In: Poetry Tags: Carla Danella Clare Atwood Edith Craig. Christopher St John L.G.B.T. Poet Laureate 2106-2109 Smallhyteh Trio Smallhythe Place susannah mayor Trudy Howson
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Two poems by Brian Docherty


Posted 17:50 Friday, May 26, 2017 In: Poetry Tags: Again Brian Docherty in My Dreams Penniless Press poetry Stranger on the Shore
Gerald Nicosia.

Five poems from Poetry Cards, Series 3

for Lenore Kandel (1932-2009)

Posted 16:53 Wednesday, Apr 5, 2017 In: Poetry Tags: Alan Catlin Gerald Nicosia Holy & intoxicated John D Robinson Martin Appleby poetry cards Rob Plath
Hastings - town with a history.

A Tribute to Hastings 2016

By Bruce Nicol

Posted 18:32 Thursday, Oct 20, 2016 In: Poetry Tags: Bruce Nicol James Bacon old town poetry competition
Original illustration by Jonathan Adie.

Cowboy hats and railways

Local poet John D Robinson has published a new collection of poems entitled Cowboy Hats & Railways; two of the poems appear below. The book is available either as a free PDF from Scars Publications or as a perfect bound paperback at £8.88 from Amazon.

Posted 10:18 Friday, Oct 14, 2016 In: Poetry Tags: Cowboy hats and railways John D Robinson Scars Publications The Peeking Cat The Rusty Truck
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