Robert Rorabeck

Bronze Star - 2,308 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. Living In The Coliseum Of The Creeps 1/16/2009
869. Sad Blue Planet 1/16/2009
870. Honey 1/16/2009
871. I Am Dancing Alone Tonight 1/17/2009
872. Nothing At All To Do With You 1/17/2009
873. My Awful Tomorrow 1/19/2009
874. Dreams Of Life Not Far From The Zoo 1/19/2009
875. The Secret Of Hemmingway's Epiphany 1/21/2009
876. Teenage Coffins 1/22/2009
877. Failing Tonight's Class 1/24/2009
878. Waiting For So Many Things 1/25/2009
879. Naked Eros 1/26/2009
880. The Penumbra's Beauty Mark 1/26/2009

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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