Robert Rorabeck

Bronze Star - 2,308 Points (04/10/1978 / Berrien Springs)

The Heartfelt Apologies - Poem by Robert Rorabeck

Words again, little coloring books,
Like the outlines of promises yet
The bodies up like lunatics,
Practicing with the pages of their wings,
Trying to recapture the
Scarred aphrodisiacs of
Lighthouse attendants and
In the fine braveries of a
Single star, or a single tear,
Or the heartfelt apologies of
A greeting card,
For there could never be
Anything more sincere.

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, September 7, 2010

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