Robert Rorabeck

Veteran Poet - 1,893 Points (04/10/1978 / Berrien Springs)

Thieveries Of Words - Poem by Robert Rorabeck

Placeless joy, like love birds—
Little hearts beating like a quarter’s prizes:
Wishes leap from the wells inbetween
The malls and beating forever—
Making love over the heads of shoppers
And well wishers and gift-givers:
The fly around looking for anything they can
Steal for nests—
To fly away and have children, pets for
Stewardesses—that will eventually leave
To other swamps and forests
And cul-de-sacs—
But in their busy hearts the banks of their parents,
And the trophies of their lovely thieveries of words.


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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Poem Edited: Wednesday, December 21, 2011


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