Robert Rorabeck

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

Robert Rorabeck Poems

561. Let Me Show You 6/2/2008
562. School Of Tadpoles 6/3/2008
563. Flight 6/4/2008
564. Her Home 6/1/2008
565. Cheap Laughter In The Affordable Sunlight 6/1/2008
566. El Agere 6/4/2008
567. To The Waves 6/4/2008
568. My Grandmother's Eternal Resting Place 6/10/2008
569. My Beautiful Sea 6/10/2008
570. The Greatest Sleep They Would Ever Know 6/11/2008
571. Disastrous Eyes 6/11/2008
572. The Self Affected Truant 6/11/2008
573. Reincarnating Sara Teasdale 6/11/2008
574. Watch Me Dance 6/12/2008
575. Glorious Playground 6/12/2008
576. Little Porcelain Doll 6/12/2008
577. Matadors And Steve Mcqueen 6/12/2008
578. Expectations Of Metamorphosis In Insectoid Degrees 6/12/2008
579. Bottom Of The Bottomless Sea 6/13/2008
580. Nothing But Rhyme 6/17/2008
581. Five Star Ranch 6/18/2008
582. El Canto Palido Por Mi Primo 6/18/2008
583. Muse Of Both Hemispheres 6/18/2008
584. Orca's Theatre 7/7/2008
585. Elements Of Echo 7/7/2008
586. Bedtime Story 6/5/2008
587. No Valentine 6/5/2008
588. Song Of Cypress And Spikenard 6/6/2008
589. The Sun Again 6/6/2008
590. Trip The Light Fantastic 6/6/2008
591. The Gravestones Which Say Their Names 6/7/2008
592. Forbearance Of Her Memory 6/7/2008
593. Freewill Of A Trance 6/7/2008
594. Her Careful Procession 6/8/2008
595. My Discriminating Taste 6/8/2008
596. Without Anything To Say 6/9/2008
597. Painting The Throats Of Leaves 6/9/2008
598. Birds On A Wire 6/9/2008
599. Fuerte Del Diablo 7/10/2008
600. Sleepless States Of America 7/10/2008

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 ...

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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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