Robert Ronnow


Robert Ronnow Poems

1. For Spring No Hesitation Is Great 12/3/2014
2. How Cool! 12/3/2014
3. Absolutely Smooth Mustard 12/3/2014
4. Alive 12/3/2014
5. Crows, Bluejays And Pigeons 12/3/2014
6. East Harlem To The Grand Tetons 12/3/2014
7. Jet, Cracked Paint, Tea 12/3/2014
8. Mirrors 12/3/2014
9. The Listener 12/3/2014
10. Thesis: Strength Endures 12/3/2014
11. Under-Sky Sleeping, Bone Keeping 12/3/2014
12. Under Mummy Mountain 12/3/2014
13. Upside Down The Ancient Bole 12/3/2014
14. Silence Of Winter 12/3/2014
15. Late Summer 12/3/2014
16. Pokeweed Waits 12/3/2014
17. Cosmo's Moon 12/3/2014
18. Grand Canyon 12/3/2014
19. The Rwandan Dead 12/3/2014
20. New Mind 12/3/2014
21. To Fail Well 12/3/2014
22. Certain Days 12/3/2014
23. Avoiding Beautiful September 12/3/2014
24. Much Like Living 12/3/2014
25. Eastern Tent Caterpillars 12/3/2014
26. Home Schooling 12/3/2014
27. All Soft Feathers And Flight Muscles 12/3/2014
28. Organization Man 12/3/2014
29. Belonging To The Loved Ones 12/3/2014
30. The Self 12/3/2014
31. Ectopic Heart 12/3/2014
32. We Like Trees 12/3/2014
33. Man's Mood 12/3/2014
34. Snow 12/3/2014
35. Rhodora In Winter 12/3/2014
36. Words For Birds 12/3/2014
37. Lawn Party 12/3/2014
38. The Writer Working Hard 12/3/2014
39. Negotiation 12/3/2014
40. The Art Of Appreciating Snow 12/3/2014
Best Poem of Robert Ronnow

To Have Loved Mary

Today is Sunday and I'm going to the ocean
or maybe not. Definitely not doing the laundry
or maybe I will. Moss and even a small tree
grow in the rotten stubs of the pier pilings.
The city is Seattle and it has a macho airport.

Give me the comfort of a moose knowing its
water supply. The mosquito's acceptance of its position
among a million mosquitoes. The pool of stagnant
water that remains one with the mothering ocean.
I drift on the air, less than a seed, a bacteria.

Or I am human, big dick, big brain containing
universal philosophic affidavit. ...

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Thesis: Strength Endures

thesis: strength endures voids and emptiness.
strength constructs no homes (antithesis:

if your house leaks then on swollen days
in sullen seasons there is no home for you)

there is endless repetitious women's strength
enduring endlessly there is this paradox:
strength is the void endured and consequently

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