Poetry For The Plinth

This page will be compiled of the poems chosen at random from requests. I will start by adding my choice which is a short poem called Here I Stand.

Poem Writer On Behalf Of Requested By
Here I Stand Robbe Law Robbe Law Me
An Anti-Spell for the 21st Century Ben Okri Medicins Sans Frontieres MSF http://www.msf.org.uk/ Anna
Here Again Robbe Law Veterans Aid for homelessness among veterans in the UK.
Mystery Robbe Law On Behalf of Imagine Peace
The Way Robbe Law Amnesty http://www.amnesty.org.uk Ely
Aedh wishes for the
Cloths of Heaven
William Butler Yeats (1865-1939) NSPCC Get Involved
You Touch My Life Robbe Law Winston’s Wish services to bereaved children and families in the UK. http://www.winstonswish.org.uk/ Sarah
On The Beach At Night Alone Walt Whitman (1819-1892) CCR advancing the regional fight against cancer. http://www.ccrt.org.uk/ Ed
Teddy Bears Robbe Law Claire House- care for children and young people, and their families. http://www.claire-house.org.uk/ Salma
Jabberwocky Lewis Carroll  (Charles Lutwidge Dodgson 1832 1898) Burma-Help Justice Defeat Tyrannywww.avaaz.org/en/ Ant and Dorth Tigger
Poets Brain Robbe Law Starvation facing Israeli blockaded Palestine
The Blind Boy Colley Cibber (1671-1757) Leukaemia Research blood cancers and disorders http://www.lrf.org.uk/ Jeannie
Unsung Heroes Robbe Law Guy’s and St Thomas’ Charity services in Lambeth and Southwark. http://www.gsttcharity.org.uk/ Alice
If Rudyard Kipling (1865 – 1936) Make Poverty History
The View From Here Robbe Law Headway gives help and support to people affected by brain injury. http://www.headway.org.uk/ Linda
Words Wide Night Carol Ann Duffy One billion people without access to clean drinking water
Symbols of Freedom Robbe Law The World for People that think
Untitled Sarah Monteith Foundation for sudden infant death http://fsid.org.uk June

7 thoughts on “Poetry For The Plinth

    LEE said:
    August 11, 2009 at 8:10 pm

    Here again Writer Robbe Law

      robbelaw responded:
      August 11, 2009 at 9:44 pm

      Thanks Lee

    sleepercity said:
    August 23, 2009 at 3:56 pm

    Can I nominate anything from Mental Fight by Ben Okri on behalf of Doctors Without Borders?

    Let me know if you need to borrow the book or want me to suggest an actual extract 😉

    Thanks, Rob! Very exciting 🙂

    – Anna

    robbelaw responded:
    August 24, 2009 at 12:07 am

    Thanks Anna, great suggestion.

    LEE said:
    August 24, 2009 at 3:54 pm

    All the bet Rob with your Readings!

    Edward d'Arcy Hatton said:
    September 3, 2009 at 10:15 am

    Hope all goes well Rob tomorrow night, we’ll be there!! EDH Theatre and Film Productions CIC

    “Nice and loud and proud” 🙂

    Matt said:
    September 20, 2009 at 6:07 pm

    Good luck Robbe. I’ll be watching

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