Robert Rorabeck

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

Robert Rorabeck Poems

4881. The Lonelines Of The Heavens 11/9/2011
4882. My Bosom To Your Rose 11/9/2011
4883. In The Daydreams 11/9/2011
4884. The Undefeatable Sky 11/9/2011
4885. Voyeurs Of Stewardesses 11/11/2011
4886. In The Populous Shade 11/11/2011
4887. Underneath The Crepescule 11/12/2011
4888. The Transformations Of Unicorns 11/12/2011
4889. The Hypnotizing Mobile 11/12/2011
4890. Loose Change In The Sky 11/12/2011
4891. Their Usual School 11/12/2011
4892. Starless Estuary 11/12/2011
4893. Underneath A Lighthouse 11/12/2011
4894. Dancing 11/12/2011
4895. If I Were King 11/12/2011
4896. Wide And Beatific 11/15/2011
4897. The Last Romances Of Stewardesses 11/15/2011
4898. Not Even An Echo 11/15/2011
4899. The Bathrooms Down These Halls 11/15/2011
4900. The Redder Than Red 11/15/2011
4901. Languishing In The Sun 11/15/2011
4902. Winning 11/15/2011
4903. I Saw You 11/15/2011
4904. The Valentine Of A Firework 11/15/2011
4905. Without Waking Up 11/16/2011
4906. The Slopes From The Mountains 11/16/2011
4907. Into The Canal 11/16/2011
4908. The Burning Graveyard 11/16/2011
4909. Resting With The Butterflies 11/16/2011
4910. In The Churches Of A Holiday 11/16/2011
4911. Delicate Promises To The Fireworks 11/16/2011
4912. On Their Four Legs 11/16/2011
4913. The Runways Of Your Lips 11/16/2011
4914. Everyone Else 11/16/2011
4915. The Last Time 11/16/2011
4916. Sandstorm 11/16/2011
4917. Illusion Of The Failing Light 11/18/2011
4918. The Pretending Number 11/18/2011
4919. The Heavy Sky 11/18/2011
4920. Where The Jet Engines Crisscross The Spaceshuttles 11/18/2011

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 ...

Read the full of A Flower In The Rain

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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