Robert Rorabeck

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

Robert Rorabeck Poems

6801. Put Me In, Coach 10/18/2009
6802. The Purple World 5/8/2012
6803. In A Dragon's Fading Dream 11/2/2012
6804. The Golden Rule 12/24/2009
6805. Manifest Destiny 10/13/2007
6806. Arseny Tarkovsky 5/13/2007
6807. A Single Kiss 7/14/2008
6808. Happy Weekend 5/25/2010
6809. Eating Pie Haiku 12/3/2009
6810. On The Cattle Drive 10/9/2009
6811. Like A Promise 8/18/2010
6812. To The Sport's Loneliness 6/6/2013
6813. From The Fairgrounds 11/12/2011
6814. Traveler's Song 7/23/2009
6815. A Flower In The Rain 2/1/2006
6816. Wh Auden’s Ode To Lord Byron’s Ode To Bukowski 8/8/2009
6817. The Pretty, Pretty City 9/25/2009
6818. Plate Tectonics 2/9/2007
6819. The Back Nine 3/18/2008
6820. Girls, Girls, Girls 9/7/2009
6821. Romeo And Juliet's Wedding Vows 2/6/2012

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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