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  November 2015
volume 12 number 2
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  Gary Beck
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  Jeffrey Bryant
  Terry Clark
  Robin Wyatt Dunn
  Amitabh Vikram Dwivedi
  Hedy Habra
  Dave Houston
  Trista Hurley-Waxali
  Robert S King
  Marie Lecrivain
  Emma Lee
  Ron Lucas
  Frank Mundo
  Scott Thomas Outlar
  Angel Uriel Perales
  James G Piatt
  Frank Praeger
  Hattie Quinn
  John D Robinson
  john saunders
  Apryl Skies
  Julia Stein
  Jonathan Taylor
  Amy Uyematsu
  J.T. Whitehead
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John D Robinson
November 2015



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    John D Robinson is a UK poet. He has published several chapbooks of poetry. Hang In There, is his first full collection that's to be published by 'Uncollected Press' (USA).



A Poem for Laurie

He can sketch a
portrait within a
couple of minutes;
he can replicate
your dreams in
paint and inks;
he can make a
home where most
could not and he
has survived such
darkness and
such loneliness that
I love him more so,
he has known
mystery and magic
and drugs and has
known art since birth,
he lives it, he lives it
without even thinking
about it;
he is my life-long
friend and we are
brothers and beyond the
chains of brotherhood,
we sing songs that our
parents didn't know
or never dared to teach
us and we sing these
songs loud,
very loudly.

copyright 2015 John D Robinson