Robert Rorabeck

Bronze Star - 2,195 Points (04/10/1978 / Berrien Springs)

Lake Tahoe - Poem by Robert Rorabeck

Sorrow is the next word in the bouquet-
Heart wounded without
Reason in the streets of the mortal ling
Then you saw us as the exhibit
On the granite of the stone,
Like the dog starving through the weathercock
To fetch
Himself the bone:
And abounding, thunderheads perpetuating the
Thirst of windmills all across
The unmentionable crop:
It is how we happen here, faceless looking
Down into the indescribability of
Lake Tahoe,
Hoping that our clock will stop- but it doesn’t
And the crow sings
(how can she do that) - how can she
Describe the unmentionable to the already mentioned

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Poem Submitted: Friday, December 23, 2011

Poem Edited: Saturday, December 24, 2011

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