Doren Robbins

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

Doren Robbins Poems

1. They'Re Honking At A Woman [woman Worker’s Poem] 12/5/2004
2. The Ensuing Voyage [worker’s Poem] 12/5/2004
3. Crawdaddy 1/14/2005
4. The Twilight Of Cesare Pavese (Elegy) 1/16/2005
5. Alone Together (Love Poem) 12/3/2004
6. The Rav Of Berditchev (Love Poem) 12/3/2004
7. Seduction Of The Groom (Love Poem) 12/3/2004
8. Dreaming Of A Daughter 12/3/2004
9. Cloth Of Cilantro 12/1/2004
10. “what’s Up? ” 10/31/2010
11. The Song I Know My Father By 10/31/2010
12. 'Nigger Lover' 10/31/2010
13. Matisse For A Minute 10/31/2010
14. Ritual Together (Love Poem) 10/31/2010
15. Virgins (Love Poem) 10/31/2010
16. Stephen Was An Ecstatic Dancer (Aids Elegy) 10/31/2010
17. The Flowers She Planted (Love Poem) 3/13/2005
18. After The Rains (Love Poem) 3/13/2005
19. To Play A Tune (Love Poem) 12/3/2004
20. Thin Walls (Love Poem) 12/3/2004
21. Mysteries And Counter-Mysteries (Love Poem) 12/3/2004
22. The Crane 10/31/2010
23. Lorca 11/24/2016
24. Dylan Thomas 11/24/2016
25. Psychodraft (Anti-Draftboard Madness Poem) 10/31/2010
26. The Gods Of Hate Were Always Human (Anti-War Poem) 10/31/2010
27. White Starlings (Love Poem) 12/3/2004
28. In-Terminal Rose (Love Poem) 12/3/2004
29. The Weaving (Love Poem) 12/3/2004
30. Against Angels 1/16/2005
31. My Boat, My Waves (Love Poem) 12/3/2004
32. Fallen Petals (Love Poem) 12/3/2004
33. From Either Side Of You (Love Poem) 12/3/2004
34. A Night In July (Love Poem) 3/13/2005
35. You Have Brought So Much To This Marriage, And So Have I (Love Poem) 12/3/2004
36. Not A Zen Man 12/1/2004
37. You Float Down My Eyes (Love Poem) 12/3/2004
38. Emily Dickinson's Lightning 2/28/2006
39. For Pablo Neruda (Elegy) 12/13/2004

Comments about Doren Robbins

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

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

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  • , , , (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

You Have Brought So Much To This Marriage, And So Have I (Love Poem)

Never just some walk to the pools or to where
the petals burst. You know how I wrote
to you once: protect the body within the body
of little blood-contained blossoms
I feared was torn-up
in your life away from me?
I could've written that to myself only,
and probably settled for the worst.
For me the way was always intricate,
hard, never transparent. About that,
soon after we met, you said, 'I know...'
And I'm repeating this, my usual
redundancy, or is it your
absent-mindedness I respond to?
since for three days I've been ...

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Crawdaddy

Watery shadows and grass ladders
at the bottom of that brook,
where the crayfish
waited. And the girls
wanted him, they were
screaming for the animal
of white shields under
the water; they wanted
that craw daddy, they

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