Robert Rorabeck

Bronze Star - 2,238 Points (04/10/1978 / Berrien Springs)

Robert Rorabeck Poems

841. Jesus 12/10/2008
842. For Want Of Liquor 12/10/2008
843. Escribiendo Telemundo 12/10/2008
844. The Cadence Of The Failing System 12/10/2008
845. Marlboro Halo 12/10/2008
846. If It Meant Anything 12/10/2008
847. Eternal Sleep 12/10/2008
848. Warm Insociance 12/10/2008
849. Holes In The Sky 12/10/2008
850. These Quiet Lovers 12/10/2008
851. Pornographic Mythologies 12/10/2008
852. The God I Made You In 12/10/2008
853. Cloud 12/10/2008
854. Tributary Into Those More Serious Of Rivers 12/10/2008
855. Books Of History 12/10/2008
856. On A Voyage Which Had No Need For End 12/10/2008
857. The Halogen Halls Of High School 12/10/2008
858. Naked Rains 12/10/2008
859. Ejaculations On The Green Carpet Of A Thirteen Year Old 1/4/2009
860. Snowfalls 1/5/2009
861. But A Poetic Lie 1/6/2009
862. Some Fine Acquaintances 1/6/2009
863. The Beautiful Imperfection Of Eons 1/6/2009
864. The Victorious Loser 1/6/2009
865. The Leaves Fell Like Rain That Was Dead 1/11/2009
866. Sunny Day's Fairy-Tale 1/11/2009
867. The Breeze Cuffs 1/12/2009
868. Four Feathers 1/28/2009
869. Boudoir's Memory 1/28/2009
870. Fancy Fib 1/28/2009
871. Oh So Sad And Clever Boy 1/29/2009
872. Tears From Prison 1/31/2009
873. Burying Words 1/31/2009
874. Reflection 1/31/2009
875. Suburbia 1/31/2009
876. Like A Vermillion Errol Flynn 2/1/2009
877. Know Thyself 2/2/2009
878. Earth 2/2/2009
879. On A Gloomy Wednesday 2/3/2009
880. Aphrodisiac Hypoluxo 2/4/2009

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 ...

Read the full of A Flower In The Rain


Long lost passageways come down
sometimes from the sun they help
you remember how the holy ghost
burned when you were young
and still going to church you
thought John Wayne was a real
cowboy and wondered how he could
die to be reborn the next showing
The Cowboys The Searchers

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