Robert Rorabeck

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

Robert Rorabeck Poems

6561. Seashells 5/21/2008
6562. Innocence's Byway 5/20/2008
6563. Mabinogion 5/18/2008
6564. Daydream Of Drool 5/12/2008
6565. When All The Woods Are Black 4/28/2008
6566. Hunting And Gathering 4/24/2008
6567. Insignificant Infinity 4/21/2008
6568. The Sunrise's Necromancy 4/1/2008
6569. Silver On The Tree 2/20/2008
6570. The Sun's Homework 2/1/2008
6571. Sunday's Churchgoers 1/29/2008
6572. The Desert's Lip 1/14/2008
6573. Journalism 1/16/2008
6574. Centaur 1/4/2008
6575. The Skull's Hulking Hum 12/19/2007
6576. The Moon's Quarter 12/19/2007
6577. Not A Single One 10/26/2007
6578. American Classic 8/16/2007
6579. The Rhyming Ribald 10/6/2007
6580. Floodings 8/13/2007
6581. Carpenters And Stone Masons 8/12/2007
6582. Jesus Is Risen 6/18/2007
6583. The House And Her Carpenter 8/4/2007
6584. The Slumbering Day 5/2/2007
6585. Ambulance 7/24/2005
6586. Nothing Slips Out Of Her Dress 9/9/2007
6587. So Purple And Delicate A Flower 7/27/2008
6588. Somber Haiku 12/2/2009
6589. The Windows Of Concrete 5/3/2011
6590. The Windchimes Of My Girlfriend 6/26/2011
6591. Bikini Atoll 8/5/2011
6592. Up Into His Arms 7/7/2011
6593. Senses Of The Forest 8/19/2011
6594. Your Nude Knees 8/27/2011
6595. The Earth And Sky 9/13/2011
6596. The Age Old Terrapin 9/30/2011
6597. The Sea Shells 7/4/2011
6598. What Usual Reward 11/20/2011
6599. To Make Belive 1/13/2011
6600. Halloween 9/30/2007

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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