Prose Accusing by John D Robinson



This one editor writes
‘We will pass on this
my co-editor commented
that your 1st poem
was prose
and I agree’

well, call it a
fucking prose-poem
I thought

and use your
fucking imagination

after all

isn’t that what
it’s all about.

C_UsersJohnPicturesJohn-D-RJohn D Robinson was born in 63 in the UK; his poems have appeared widely in the small press and online literary journals including; Rusty Truck; Red Fez; Hobo Camp Review; Rats Ass Review; Down In The Dirt; Yellow Mama; Outsider Poetry; Chicago Record; Horror Sleaze and Trash; BoySlut; In Between Hangovers; He is a contributing poet to the 2016, 48th Street Press Broadside Series.

One Reply to “Prose Accusing by John D Robinson”

  1. With a twinkle in my eye, I will note that Karl Ove Knausgaard (in Volume 2 of *My Struggle*’ if I have it right) had a comment saying that there are poems and then there poems that resemble poems … he seemed to neglect prose poems and poetic prose … just saying, as some say … I really really really really want to like this one so I’m going to say that I do … DaP

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.