Robert Rorabeck

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

Robert Rorabeck Poems

4561. Through The Orange Groves 8/23/2011
4562. In The Naked Estuaries 8/23/2011
4563. Even As They Fly 8/23/2011
4564. Captains Of Their Bedrooms 8/23/2011
4565. The Make Believe Tombstones Of A Graveyard 8/23/2011
4566. In The Playgrounds That You Can'T Remember 8/23/2011
4567. Until You Nod Off 8/26/2011
4568. Somewhere Above The Common World 8/26/2011
4569. The Nocturnal Curtain 8/26/2011
4570. The Ash Of Birthday Cakes 8/27/2011
4571. The Classroom Where The Cenotaphs Exist 8/26/2011
4572. The Portable Home 8/26/2011
4573. In The Beds Of Her Grandparents 8/27/2011
4574. What Was Right 8/27/2011
4575. The Midways Of That Lonesome Carnival 8/27/2011
4576. The Paper Airplanes 8/27/2011
4577. Like Thunder 8/27/2011
4578. The Ethereal Fables 8/27/2011
4579. In The Sea 8/27/2011
4580. The Lip Of The Canal 8/27/2011
4581. Prizes That They Took 8/27/2011
4582. Like Blind Men Imagining A Diamond 8/27/2011
4583. Of Fallen Needles 8/28/2011
4584. Of Moths And Guitars 8/28/2011
4585. Truce With The Sea 8/28/2011
4586. The Morning Before Dawn 8/28/2011
4587. In The Songs They Will Never Know 8/28/2011
4588. Wishing At The Well 8/28/2011
4589. Keeping Time With A Stranger 8/29/2011
4590. City Of Red Slumbers 8/29/2011
4591. Blossoming In The Emptiness 8/29/2011
4592. Their Iridescent Memory 8/29/2011
4593. My Misinformed Delusion 8/29/2011
4594. Into A Bosom 8/29/2011
4595. Into A Bosom Of A World 8/29/2011
4596. The Garden At Midnight 8/29/2011
4597. To Say Her Amen's 8/29/2011
4598. Resurrecting The Girls 8/29/2011
4599. School Their Souls Will Never Attend 8/30/2011
4600. Secret Color Named Alma 8/30/2011

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

Romeo And Juliet's Wedding Vows

Juliet:
I will be thy chased rose and take thy name.
My heart will continue drumming its love for you the same;
And though thy mother and father mean nothing to me—
You are the sun rising over the bosom of my heart’s sea.
I will go with you hand in young hand
And be like your shadow roaming with you across the land.
In your eyes I see the myriad truths of my own soul
A kaleidoscope of sea shells in a pretty bowl—
To you, my love, I will always be true—
And that is why I say that I do—

Romeo:
To think that the very sun I saw last night should so ...

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A Woman At My Door

I need a woman at my
door to drive home to
some long honey momma
who will love me
simply and cook frijoles for me
a woman I can lie
down on the couch with
and just love appreciate her silhouette
a red earth woman who

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