Born in NYC and raised in Georgia, Hugh began writing poetry as a teenager. He was first published while a Junior in College. His latest publication came September 11,2002 with an anniverary poem of the terrorist attack of September 11,2001.

Hugh holds a BA in English Literature and an MFA in Theatre. He has taught at the college level, had a career as a professional actor and director and has worked in the corporate world.

Hugh is delighted to be back on Poemhunter! A lot of life has intervened over the past eleven years. I reunited with the love of my life and she passed away in my arms 14 October 2009. I am on life support and am living my last days as fully and joyously as I can.

May you all find what you truly seek. Peace!


Hugh Cobb Poems

Heart's Song, The Inadequacy Of Words

How can I express the inexpressible?
Paint with words a portrait of my heart
when I think of you -
Not the pulsing muscle... more »

Japanese Garden On A Warm December Night

Late December night
unseasonal, almost balmy
I step into the small Japanese Garden
in the center of three buildings:... more »

A Poem To Honor St. Valentine

If youth could age's wisdom ken,
& age could know youth's fire again
or age could Old Time's hands turn back
T'would then be youth with time to spend... more »

Hugh Cobb Quotes

Comments about Hugh Cobb

kskdnj sajn 03 May 2006 07:54
Hugh is an amazing person and writer. His poems offer witt, knowledge, wisdom, thought, reflection and spirit. He has a natural flow, and a keen perspective. Check out his....' Heart's Song, the Inadequacy of Words ' Thanks Hugh for all your thoughts, Ang.
Michael Shepherd 27 Apr 2006 05:34
Apart from his justly celebrated fine poems, Hugh Cobb is the most generous, appreciative and eloquent (in that order) comment-writer on the poems of others, to be found on this site. To receive a comment from him is a delight and a privilege.
Anna Russell 10 Apr 2006 10:51
Hugh's work is informative, thought provoking and intelligent. His poems will reward you not only on the first read, but every time after that. If you're the meditating type, you've come to the right place - if not, then read on, you soon will be! Spiritual, beautiful and never dumbed down, this is a man who's works deserve to be read.