Robert Rorabeck

Bronze Star - 2,195 Points (04/10/1978 / Berrien Springs)

Robert Rorabeck Poems

1361. Take Me Away 9/10/2009
1362. Sharon 9/10/2009
1363. The Spells Of Rumor 9/10/2009
1364. The Fleet Of Turpentine Heroes 9/10/2009
1365. Never Close Enough To 9/11/2009
1366. Let Forever Begin Tonight 9/11/2009
1367. Sharon, Seashell.... 9/11/2009
1368. To The Vicissitude Of Her Cardinal Sins 9/11/2009
1369. The Best Men Die Where The Best Ghosts Live 9/14/2009
1370. Like A False Arrow 9/15/2009
1371. With The Sun Going Down With Nowhere To Go 9/15/2009
1372. The Only Thing That Is Different 9/16/2009
1373. In Her Vast And Burnished Soul 9/16/2009
1374. Haunted By Astronauts 9/16/2009
1375. The Ugly Trees 9/16/2009
1376. My Poem To Her 9/16/2009
1377. Climaxing The Rhyme 9/16/2009
1378. Daydreaming Of All Your Dark-Eyed Welshmen 9/16/2009
1379. The Autoeroticism Of Shameless Starfish 9/16/2009
1380. What Escapes The Land Of Silence And Darkness 9/16/2009
1381. Neither Handsome Nor Romantic 9/16/2009
1382. Exhausted Hood 9/16/2009
1383. Without The Ice-Cream's Romance 9/17/2009
1384. Something Vacillating Just Out Of The Four Corners Of Their Sight 9/17/2009
1385. To Invite Her Heartbeat Home 9/17/2009
1386. The Airplane's Heartbeat 9/17/2009
1387. The Aphorisms Of The Damned 9/12/2009
1388. Finishing Migrations 9/12/2009
1389. Far From Reality's Home 9/13/2009
1390. Draft Dodgers Of Midnight 9/13/2009
1391. Forever Hers 9/13/2009
1392. I Will 9/13/2009
1393. Underneath The Canons Of The Lord 9/13/2009
1394. To Buy Your Ghost 9/12/2009
1395. Of Who Fed The Lions 9/12/2009
1396. Just Fine 9/12/2009
1397. The Rosy Caracoles Of Her Haunting Symmetries 9/18/2009
1398. All I Wanted 9/18/2009
1399. Deep Beneath The Untrustworthy Sea 9/18/2009
1400. The Hypothesis Of A Windchime On A Battleship Sunk In The War 9/18/2009

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

Beds Of Concrete

Her eyes the
Deep deep aqueducts
The sunlight skated on
Like water spiders
And beautiful couples
Never revealing
The murdered love
Down so very deep

The skeletons peeling
The rusting landrover
Flipped over against
The bed of concrete

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