Paul Robert Mullen

Paul Robert Mullen is a poet, musician and sociable loner from Southport, near Liverpool, U.K.  He is a keen traveller, having lived and worked in China and Australia, and has scaled the entirety of Asia.  He has three published poetry collections: curse this blue raincoat (2017), testimony (2018), and 35 (2018).  He also enjoys Leonard Cohen, bass guitar riffs, porridge, paperback books with broken spines, and all things minimalist.


one day i will write a book
about this moment

my words golden eagles
gliding across pages

and the monsoons outside
won’t touch us

no, not this fire in our hearts right now

even if
the wind sneaks in
and blows our candle out

© 2019 Paul Robert Mullen