Treasure Island

Robert Rorabeck

(04/10/1978 / Berrien Springs)

Somewhere


Airplanes suck the fists of my body:
They make strange stances in the air: their bodies like silver
Virgins daring the werewolves who are leaping
Like the proverbial foxes for all of them.
And now they all have their chalices, and I saw the mailman yesterday
While she was walking:
The mailman was a woman, a woman who had not a single
Barrett in her hair.
And so she wasn’t much good for a woman- a woman,
But I still stopped and stared,
And I remembered high school or where, where
I was better off somewhere.

Submitted: Thursday, April 29, 2010

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

What do you think this poem is about?



Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (Somewhere by Robert Rorabeck )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. Is This Love, John Foster
  2. Time without beginnings a better fiend, Mark Heathcote
  3. Pain Behind a fake Smile, Curtis Brown
  4. Faiths gate opens on a garden of peace, Mark Heathcote
  5. Emotional Hardship, Sandra Feldman
  6. Untouched, Lenny Orlando Camacho
  7. My Mother..., Taimane Fanene
  8. Ignoring Seasons, RoseAnn V. Shawiak
  9. Ephemera, Ian Nicholas McDowell
  10. Seeing light in Darkness, Aziz Akrish

Poem of the Day

poet Geoffrey Chaucer

The firste stock-father of gentleness,
What man desireth gentle for to be,
Must follow his trace, and all his wittes dress,
Virtue to love, and vices for to flee;
...... Read complete »

   

Trending Poems

  1. 04 Tongues Made Of Glass, Shaun Shane
  2. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  3. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  4. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  5. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  6. Dreams, Langston Hughes
  7. Do Not Stand At My Grave And Weep, Mary Elizabeth Frye
  8. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou
  9. Fire and Ice, Robert Frost
  10. If, Rudyard Kipling

Trending Poets

[Hata Bildir]