Robert Ronnow


Robert Ronnow Poems

161. The Shape Of Jazz To Come 6/3/2018
162. Defiance 1/1/2015
163. Uncertainty 1/1/2015
164. The Happy Tectonics 1/1/2015
165. Wings Of Desire 1/1/2015
166. This Summer, As Ever 1/1/2015
167. Watching Homer Struggle 1/1/2015
168. F(X) 1/1/2015
169. Popper V. Niebuhr 1/1/2015
170. The World Without The Self 1/1/2015
171. Shade 1/1/2015
172. The Force That Placed Us Here Cannot Be Trusted 1/1/2015
173. Supermarket Celebration 1/1/2015
174. Either Way 1/1/2015
175. Four Word Poems 1/1/2015
176. Jack's Commitments 1/1/2015
177. Anomie 1/1/2015
178. Robot-Assisted Surgery 1/1/2015
179. Mom's Eulogy 1/1/2015
180. Anyone Who Wants To Fight Me All The Time 1/16/2015
181. Blackbrush 1/19/2015
182. Earth 1/29/2015
183. Chinese Sonnets 1/31/2015
184. Adnate To The Funicle 1/31/2015
185. Operational Culture For The Warfighter 2/17/2015
186. I Prefer To Sleep And Dream 2/22/2015
187. Just Us 2/4/2015
188. Dendrology 1/24/2015
189. A Designer Of Systems 1/1/2015
190. Miniature Juniper 12/31/2014
191. At Basketball 12/31/2014
192. Gently Unexpressed 12/31/2014
193. A Yellow Rose 12/31/2014
194. Life Is Not A Curse 12/3/2014
195. Night Drive Home 12/3/2014
196. Plate Tectonics Versus Gamma Ray Bursters 12/3/2014
197. Not Enough Heat 12/3/2014
198. Brother Death 12/3/2014
199. Zach Sklar's Dream 12/3/2014
200. Peter Has Gotten A New Job 12/3/2014

Comments about Robert Ronnow

  • Mj Lemon (12/31/2014 5:14:00 PM)

    Great work. I am really enjoying your poetry...great poetry in tiny slices of life.

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Best Poem of Robert Ronnow

Black-Capped Chickadees

Having not done the things I wanted to do
and the things I've done not being what I wanted to do
I sit here looking at lichen on the north side of trees.

Black-capped chickadees
cheerful and truthful expression
grouped in platoons, sharing the point.

The tribes travel together
first finches, then chickadees
following the squirrels every morning.

What luxury, abundance! Handful after handful
of grass seed thrown, into wind.
The corn ripe and the rye with it.

The other main families: pines, roses, peas,
lilies, daisies, heath, birch and ...

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Not Enough Heat

Not enough heat. Snow. Cold. and now rain
on Tuesday morning. traffic sloshes to work.
it is cloudy for the second straight day. the snow
was magical only for an hour. businesses might
have closed. now it's melting in a cold rain.

is the city depressing me? i ride the subway
and the people no longer seem beautiful. the noise
is just noise, no longer the power of God. i sit

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