Robert Rorabeck

Bronze Star - 2,195 Points (04/10/1978 / Berrien Springs)

Robert Rorabeck Poems

5601. Nothing But Cartoons 5/2/2012
5602. Bouquets Of Seahorses 5/2/2012
5603. Machines Of Primary Colors 5/2/2012
5604. In A Ball Of Kissing Dreams 5/2/2012
5605. The Cenotaphs Of Conquistadors 5/8/2012
5606. The Elbows Of Crippled Songbirds 5/8/2012
5607. Towards Her Abandoning 5/8/2012
5608. The Devils And The Indian Givers 5/8/2012
5609. Of Heaven's Beam 5/8/2012
5610. For All Of Night To Fall 5/20/2012
5611. For Heaven's Sake 5/20/2012
5612. The Tomb 5/20/2012
5613. Only Themselves 5/20/2012
5614. Dreams That We'D Had 5/27/2012
5615. Mermaids In The Pretty Sea 5/27/2012
5616. Swing-Sets Above The Clouds 5/27/2012
5617. Beneath The Ground 5/27/2012
5618. The Prettiest Girls 5/27/2012
5619. Upon The Strings Of The Moon 5/27/2012
5620. The Other Way 5/27/2012
5621. To My Fingerprints 5/27/2012
5622. From The Movie Theatres 5/27/2012
5623. Like The Airplane In 5/27/2012
5624. Like The Airplane In The Sky 5/27/2012
5625. In The Beating Shade 5/29/2012
5626. The Tallest Things Of All 5/29/2012
5627. Through Its Supposed Rings 5/29/2012
5628. To A Vanished Sea 5/29/2012
5629. In The Clouds Of The Sky 5/29/2012
5630. Of The Earth For Awhile 5/29/2012
5631. To Buy Her Flowers 5/29/2012
5632. And He Was The Playground 5/29/2012
5633. Fieldtrips To The Zoo 5/31/2012
5634. Indian-Give 5/31/2012
5635. The Narcoleptic Jasmine 5/31/2012
5636. To Her Abandoned Fairytales 5/31/2012
5637. The Graveyards Of My Name 5/31/2012
5638. The Beautiful Vehicles 6/2/2012
5639. Of Knights 6/2/2012
5640. Pretending To Give A Shadow To A Girl 6/2/2012

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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