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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

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

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

By John Robinson

Posted 12:30 Tuesday, Jul 5, 2016 In: Poetry Tags: 48th Street Press John Robinson Jon Adie On My Father's Side Same For You Same For Me


Posted 18:46 Saturday, Apr 2, 2016 In: Poetry Tags: Consultation Room John Grochalski John Robinson Souly There's Nowhere To Hide
Heart sculpture by ZR

Be realistic, plan for a miracle

Edd is a local slam poet. Waiting for a takeaway curry, HOT’s Zelly Restorick overheard Edd reading out one of his poems to a napkin-folding friend and found what she heard to be ear-catching. Impressed, Zelly asked him for a copy of the poem to share with you here.

Posted 15:44 Sunday, Aug 16, 2015 In: Poetry Tags: Be realistic Bookbusters Edd plan for a miracle poems poetry slam poetry Zelly Restorick


Susan Jeanne, 1984

Posted 20:22 Monday, Jul 27, 2015 In: Poetry Tags: poem poetry Rebecca Snotflower Suicides Susan Jeanne

It is cold today

Posted 17:03 Tuesday, Apr 28, 2015 In: Poetry Tags: Alan Segal cold
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