Doren Robbins

Rookie - 0 Points (1949 / Los Angeles, California)

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Robbins comments on his poem 'Against Angels'from My Piece Of The Puzzle: http: //www.ewu.edu/ewupress/pwarchives/pwdorenrobbins.htm


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  • Michael Shepherd (5/16/2008 5:34:00 AM)

    How love can rage... but how rage can love!

  • , , , (12/5/2004 12:42:00 AM)

    I have read several pieces of your work.
    You have my deepest admiration! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! !
    I see and feel so much beauty.
    Thank you for the gift.

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Best Poem of Doren Robbins

For Pablo Neruda (Elegy)

Lean men,
broad shouldered men,
I see them in the newspaper
with their perfectly styled hair
and their sagging inquisitive eyes
and the gold bars on the epaulets of their uniforms
that shine even there is no light—
they took you down, Neruda,
it didn’t matter to them
that you emerged from the
birthplace of shadows—
it didn’t matter to them
that you imitated the moon with words
for a woman, or that you screamed at the blood
on the factories
of the poor—
they simply wanted you dead—
you were weak,
you were old,
you saw it coming,...

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