Robert Rorabeck

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

Robert Rorabeck Poems

1441. All I Wanted 9/18/2009
1442. Deep Beneath The Untrustworthy Sea 9/18/2009
1443. The Hypothesis Of A Windchime On A Battleship Sunk In The War 9/18/2009
1444. Going Straight To Bed 9/18/2009
1445. Fabulous Selection 9/18/2009
1446. Some Wistful Amnesia 9/18/2009
1447. Bewitching Eyes 9/19/2009
1448. Venal, Green-Eyed Muse 9/19/2009
1449. Before You Fly Away 9/20/2009
1450. Paper Snowflakes And Ashy Cherries 9/20/2009
1451. Ending This Thing 9/20/2009
1452. One Final Glass 9/21/2009
1453. The Milky Flumes The Wind Would Otherwise Have 9/21/2009
1454. Sails Me 9/22/2009
1455. You Beckoned? 9/22/2009
1456. Spanish For Red 9/23/2009
1457. Far Too Late For Me 9/23/2009
1458. The Name Of The Man You Were Bound To Love 9/23/2009
1459. Flying Monkeys 9/23/2009
1460. Sharon.... Sharon 9/23/2009
1461. Dysfunctional Conquistador 9/23/2009
1462. Kuiper Belt Blues 9/23/2009
1463. Poltergeist Yum Yum 9/23/2009
1464. Wake Up, Little Susy 9/23/2009
1465. Automobile Explosion 9/23/2009
1466. Shotgun Hyacinth 9/23/2009
1467. Janice Headed Reckoning 9/23/2009
1468. In The Darkness Of The Theatre Many False Things Who Bloom And Forage 9/23/2009
1469. Kissing Your Tadpoles In Their Yet Awakened Amusements 9/20/2009
1470. The Bitter Sweets 9/20/2009
1471. The Roller Rink Shore 9/20/2009
1472. Your Divine Dissapearing Acts 9/21/2009
1473. Beautiful Silhouette Who Doesn'T Feel 9/21/2009
1474. The Sky Their Unweeping Canopy Of Deepest Infatuation 9/21/2009
1475. Such Proof 9/21/2009
1476. Making It From Here 9/23/2009
1477. Comely Furnace Still Round With Grace 9/23/2009
1478. The Glint That They Would Never Teach You 9/23/2009
1479. Dragon Car Blues 9/24/2009
1480. Ballad Of Ecstatic Truth 9/24/2009

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

Romeo And Juliet's Wedding Vows

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—

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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