Poetry

Rob was a prolific writer of poetry. However, although they have searched high and low, his family and friends have been unable to trace most of his work. Only a few poems have come to light.

Poem Medley

This collection of Rob’s poems, with the title¬†Poem Medley,¬†was found after his death. We believe they were written around 2002. (more…)

The Citizens

In 1991 Rob’s Mum, Wendy, wrote a poem, Forward, relating to the Forward motto which is connected to the city of Birmingham. The poem was written in praise of the city’s early pioneering men and women.

Rob was inspired by Wendy’s poem to write The Citizens, his own version of Forward but from a different perspective. (more…)