Robyn Martins
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An artist, free-lance writer and graphic designer in middle Ohio creating unique shadow box artwork with vintage paper and painted canvas.
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Perhaps You'd Like to Buy A Flower

Posted on October 13, 2015 at 6:48pm 7 Comments

I have loved Emily Dickinson's poetry since I first saw Julie Harris in The Belle of Amherst in 1976. I believe that was my introduction to the poet, and I have been reading her work ever since. The other day, I was struck by the impish—almost…


I Was An Eagle the Other Day

Posted on May 20, 2015 at 12:17pm 3 Comments

(based on a phrase sent to me with a request I write about it)

I was an eagle the other day

gliding wide with my wingspan

casting my shadow

on the ground work and worry

as I passed over it, 

passed it over, impervious,

slicing the air in two

as I climbed to my perch

at the peak,

talons full and consuming,

eyes bright and discerning,

Zeus’ companion

scanning the landscape beneath…


East of the Storm

Posted on May 10, 2015 at 6:41am 3 Comments

East of the storm
I stand out of reach
Of its impish fingers
Twisting flags and pushing fence posts
Swirling leaves in the corner
And clapping tree twigs
Pouring water on the party
In buckets
With thunderous laughter
Giddy and malicious
Puffed with blinding pride
I've heard news from there
Out of reach
From where I stand
East of the storm
Always just east of the storm
If I can help it.

With What Music

Posted on May 5, 2015 at 1:44pm 0 Comments

May! Queen of blossoms, and fulfilling flowers,

With what pretty music shall we charm the hours?

Wilt though have pipe and reed blown in the open mead?

Or to the lute give heed in the green bowers?

Lord Edward Thurlow

With what music shall…


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