Robert Rorabeck

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

Robert Rorabeck Poems

6761. Our Own Gods And Patron Saints 8/17/2009
6762. Which One Of Us Was In Charge 2/6/2010
6763. Somewhere Near The Apex Of The Greater And More Somnolent Onward Desert 2/6/2010
6764. The Inside 2/19/2010
6765. The Golden Rule 12/24/2009
6766. Happy Weekend 5/25/2010
6767. The Most Intrepid Of Airplanes 6/6/2010
6768. A Secret Color Named Alma 7/22/2010
6769. All Of My Lamentations 7/17/2010
6770. Almost Nation 2/7/2007
6771. Make A Green World 10/22/2010
6772. The Confections Of Alcohol 4/24/2012
6773. The Heavens Over Lighthouses 4/2/2012
6774. How To Swim 12/28/2012
6775. In A Dragon's Fading Dream 11/2/2012
6776. The Racetracks Of Their Canals 9/17/2012
6777. Only Themselves 5/20/2012
6778. Swinging In Her Tomorrow 8/26/2012
6779. The Mirages Of Another World 7/19/2013
6780. The Zoos Of Thier Highschools 9/22/2017
6781. Tomorrow's Consumptions 10/13/2017
6782. Their Forgotten Memories 2/3/2017
6783. Second Son 8/12/2007
6784. Eating Pie Haiku 12/3/2009
6785. On The Cattle Drive 10/9/2009
6786. Like A Promise 8/18/2010
6787. To The Sport's Loneliness 6/6/2013
6788. From The Fairgrounds 11/12/2011
6789. Traveler's Song 7/23/2009
6790. Mary Full Of Grace 12/22/2005
6791. Eyes Of Raccoons 10/30/2009
6792. Like A Blue Marble 3/18/2010
6793. Wh Auden’s Ode To Lord Byron’s Ode To Bukowski 8/8/2009
6794. Beyond My Window 8/23/2007
6795. A Walk In The Wind 5/30/2007
6796. Everyone Sits Alone 2/4/2006
6797. When I Write 1/25/2006
6798. The Dying Eyelid Of Cain's Unfortunate Brother 4/29/2006
6799. A Wedding At My Funeral 1/11/2008
6800. The Taste Of Your Bread 12/10/2009

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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