Robert Rorabeck

Bronze Star - 2,196 Points (04/10/1978 / Berrien Springs)

Robert Rorabeck Poems

4161. Into An Eager Morning Sun 4/10/2011
4162. Jobs Of Wonderful Sky 4/10/2011
4163. Better Princes Than These 4/10/2011
4164. Green Axes 4/10/2011
4165. The Arboreal Bedrooms 4/10/2011
4166. Happy Birthday 4/10/2011
4167. Their Twins 4/10/2011
4168. The Abandoned Horns Of Kings 4/10/2011
4169. Pet Cemetery 8/12/2007
4170. When I Take Walks With My Mother 8/18/2007
4171. Love Is A Silence Whispered In The Dark 9/12/2007
4172. Stones 4/14/2011
4173. The Crowds Of Crowds 4/14/2011
4174. In The Sunshine Again 4/14/2011
4175. Secret Of Grottos 4/14/2011
4176. Just As It Seems 4/14/2011
4177. The Honeydew Of The Moon 4/14/2011
4178. Men Men And Gods Gods 4/14/2011
4179. In The Yard 4/14/2011
4180. For All Mankind 4/14/2011
4181. No Longer Anywhere Near 4/17/2011
4182. Naked And Inspective 4/17/2011
4183. Their Silky Bosoms 4/17/2011
4184. The Immobile Shade 4/17/2011
4185. To Leave Behind 4/17/2011
4186. In The Shallows 4/17/2011
4187. Into A Warm And Familiar Class 4/17/2011
4188. With Forest Fires 4/17/2011
4189. The Day Is Make Believe 4/23/2011
4190. What They Were Never Meant To Explore 4/23/2011
4191. More And More 4/23/2011
4192. The Promises Who Have Fallen From The Sky 4/23/2011
4193. The Woods They'Ve Never Known 4/23/2011
4194. Lips Of Chaos 11/11/2007
4195. Loneliness Is A Refuge 11/12/2007
4196. The Harmony Of My Parents Feet 4/27/2011
4197. The Middle Of My Little Neighborhood 4/27/2011
4198. The Silky Fathoms Of Another Unfolding Story 4/27/2011
4199. The Pools Of Her Brown Eyes 4/27/2011
4200. Looking Away As They Do 4/27/2011

Comments about Robert Rorabeck

  • Z. M. Wise Z. M. Wise (4/23/2015 12:03:00 AM)

    From what minescule fragments of a stockpile of poetic brilliance, I am completely blown away by Mr. Rorabeck's work. From his style and influences to his timing, rhythm, etc...I hope he never ceases this archaic and timeless craft. POETRY LIVES! !

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  • Justin Reamer Justin Reamer (5/17/2012 12:41:00 PM)

    I believe Bret is a very good poet. He seems to know what it takes to be a good poet. His rime and rhythm is evenly matched, and he knows how to convey his message in his poem. His poetry is flowing and soothing to the ear. He is one of the best modern poets on this site.

  • Peter O'Brien (9/18/2011 1:53:00 PM)

    A lovely selection of poems! The silver & gold of of famous wordsmiths - Baudelaire, Rimbaud, Lorca, Whitman & others! 'These fragment have I shored against my ruin...'. thanks
    Peter

  • Jim Troy (8/10/2011 5:56:00 AM)

    I have read just one and had to leave my applause.
    Gratefully looking forward, the honor to read more of your great works........Jim Troy

  • Jenda Lecroy (4/14/2010 9:14:00 PM)

    A true poet. Old soul, new life.

  • Virginie Guillemette (3/6/2008 1:41:00 PM)

    i really enjoy your work...i feel the sense of time given your words, as if you choose them as one chooses the ripest cherries in the pile. clever and from an honest place.

Best Poem of Robert Rorabeck

A Flower In The Rain

I want to fall on you like rain
upon a wildflower
Opening new reason from you
Scaring all the old bees away from
Pollinating your bed
Scaring all the fake men off who
Can only stand the sun
So it’s just me and you in the
Meadow
The rabbits in the hole
The grasses are wet and beginning to bow
The forest is damp and sleepy
And in the meadow
I bend down and kiss your petals wetly
Falling all over you
Letting your pistil slip into my mouth
Sucking off your honey,
Almost plucking you
But not going so far
Just pulling you so that you can ...

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Prehistoric Red Room

I’ve created behind my eyes
A prehistoric red room
where extinct women gyrate
to the flickering kiss of
kerosene lamps, everyone
who lived before me and
died in Detroit with the
junkyards visits me here-
relaxing on red vinyl

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