Robert Rorabeck

Bronze Star - 2,238 Points (04/10/1978 / Berrien Springs)

Robert Rorabeck Poems

4681. Blue Windmills 10/16/2011
4682. My Abandoned Children 10/17/2011
4683. The Weathers Of Better Things 10/17/2011
4684. On A Birthday Cake For Dying Rabbits 10/17/2011
4685. The Prettiest Sororities 10/17/2011
4686. In The Second Of Their Metamorphosis 10/17/2011
4687. For Each Other 10/18/2011
4688. Supernatural Uneasiness 10/18/2011
4689. While She Is Crying 10/18/2011
4690. The Last Playgrounds 10/18/2011
4691. The Truancies Of Little Boys 10/18/2011
4692. The Natural Forces Of Her Echoes 10/18/2011
4693. Immaculate Lapels 10/18/2011
4694. Dancing Angels 10/18/2011
4695. Roses At The Summit 10/18/2011
4696. The Most Beautiful Of Muses 10/18/2011
4697. Through Another Daylight 10/18/2011
4698. Leaping Aero Planes 10/18/2011
4699. To Save Me 10/18/2011
4700. In The Movie Theatres 10/18/2011
4701. Riding Through The Gardens 10/18/2011
4702. In The Open Glades 10/18/2011
4703. In Any Case 10/18/2011
4704. The Preternatural Everglades 10/18/2011
4705. Underneath Her Tree 10/22/2011
4706. Grass And Trees 10/22/2011
4707. The Estuaries Of Common Happenstance 10/22/2011
4708. Tables Of Midnight 10/22/2011
4709. To The Sideshows 10/22/2011
4710. The Presents Of Every 10/22/2011
4711. The Presents Of Every Door 10/22/2011
4712. The Strangely Usual Faiths 10/22/2011
4713. Staged In Witchcraft 10/22/2011
4714. The Lucky Pennies Of Goldfish 10/22/2011
4715. The Diamond Mines Of Centuries Ago 10/22/2011
4716. Painted Enigma 10/22/2011
4717. Straight Into The Simile 10/22/2011
4718. Meaningless Fairytales 10/25/2011
4719. Lips That Can Describe Nothing 10/25/2011
4720. Into Its Conclusion 10/25/2011

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

  • 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
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 ...

Read the full of A Flower In The Rain


Long lost passageways come down
sometimes from the sun they help
you remember how the holy ghost
burned when you were young
and still going to church you
thought John Wayne was a real
cowboy and wondered how he could
die to be reborn the next showing
The Cowboys The Searchers

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