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Poems for Hastings Foodbank

Carole Benton found plenty to interest her, and a good cause to support, in Dee Howard’s Foodbank Britain – a poetry pamphlet produced to raise funds for the Hastings Foodbank.

Posted 12:23 Saturday, Jun 13, 2020 In: Poetry Tags: Carole Benton Foodbank

Aghast by Julie Dubery

Posted 15:39 Monday, May 11, 2020 In: Poetry Tags: Aghast covid-19 Julie Dubery poem

John D Robinson, Hastings poet, writes about his world as it is

John D Robinson has five books out already this year, but here are two of his, as yet unpublished, poems on the effects of Coronavirus. These two poems are understandably stark, but love and its continuation stays strong, writes HOT’s Chandra Masoliver.

Posted 15:37 Wednesday, Apr 15, 2020 In: Poetry Tags: coronavirus covid-19 John D Robinson poetry
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
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