Robert Rorabeck

Bronze Star - 2,163 Points (04/10/1978 / Berrien Springs)

Robert Rorabeck Poems

4961. The Angels Sing And She Echoes 12/8/2011
4962. Underneath The Window 12/8/2011
4963. The Sea Of A Broken Heart 12/8/2011
4964. Beneath 12/8/2011
4965. Beneath The Clocks 12/8/2011
4966. On My Way Home 12/8/2011
4967. The Afternoon's Thunder 12/8/2011
4968. Strange Buoyancy Of Their Artificial World 12/8/2011
4969. In A Fretful Slumber 12/8/2011
4970. The Words Of An Anonymous Wreck 12/8/2011
4971. As Your Lips Are Red 12/8/2011
4972. Carnival Of My Soul 12/8/2011
4973. The Armpits Of The Tide 12/11/2011
4974. In Love With A Turtle 12/11/2011
4975. Her Knight Of Knights 12/11/2011
4976. Room Of Open Sky 12/11/2011
4977. The Lonely Girls 12/11/2011
4978. Her Favorite Colors 12/11/2011
4979. Galaxy Of Christmas 12/11/2011
4980. The Reasons For Your Name 12/11/2011
4981. Unnecessary Bouquets 12/11/2011
4982. The Tears Of A Juvenile God 12/11/2011
4983. Misplaced In My Heart 11/26/2011
4984. Pestilent Orchard 11/26/2011
4985. Captivated With The Giants 11/26/2011
4986. The Mountains Looking On 11/26/2011
4987. With Their Eyes 11/26/2011
4988. The Decision For Us 11/26/2011
4989. By The Tattoos And Other Bruises Of The World 11/26/2011
4990. Other Bruises 11/26/2011
4991. Ballroom 11/26/2011
4992. Ballrooms 11/26/2011
4993. Paper Heaven 11/26/2011
4994. Cherished Sorority 11/26/2011
4995. The First Honeymoon Of The Earth 11/28/2011
4996. The Drooping Sky 11/28/2011
4997. Bouquet Of Empty Songs 11/28/2011
4998. Like A Zoetrope 11/28/2011
4999. The Nurseries In The Afternoons 11/28/2011
5000. Of A Spectacular Revelry 11/20/2011

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

Peter Pan Is A Fairy

As I fall down a million years,
My kids draw a dragon on my leg-
Taking turns in bivouacs near her summit;
a dead man begs
A missing fortune from the stars-
The spaceships crumble into the sea-
As the dead Christmas trees are
Picked up on Satan's streets-
A new world is thrown into the void

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