Obby Robinson

I am a poet from Lethmachen, the Most Haunted Town in England. My work celebrates, questions, and freely improvises upon established folkloric and magical tradition. Through this webpage, I will introduce some of my poems, and also talk about a new collection I am thinking about writing…

In my last collection (2014), a candle sprouts hair, the ghost of a black dog is worryingly present, in a minor public school a great snake stares and stares…


I will also be writing on the Lethmachen poetry scene. So many poets. All celebrated. Let’s enjoy their success, right? Various points in the circle mapped from without…

And let’s not forget haunted Lethmachen. Bad things still stirring. I will be blogging about some classic disturbances, and furnishing the relevant links. Gear up, ghost types.

Finally, I may also include some prose writing. Ghost stories, naturally…