Robert Rorabeck

Bronze Star - 2,259 Points (04/10/1978 / Berrien Springs)

Robert Rorabeck Poems

1441. She Is Not Mine 9/27/2009
1442. Halfway Up The Mountain 9/27/2009
1443. The Oil Rig's Birthday 9/27/2009
1444. Failing You In The Mortal Night 9/27/2009
1445. Three Children Prompting Death 9/27/2009
1446. The Better Means To Live 9/27/2009
1447. Waiting For Her To Get On Home 9/27/2009
1448. Bight By Bight 9/27/2009
1449. He Who Should Never, Ever Cry 9/27/2009
1450. Too Far Away To Listen 9/27/2009
1451. Early Morning Paramours 9/28/2009
1452. The Kindling Blade 9/28/2009
1453. Muffled By The Rain 9/28/2009
1454. Diana's Ploys For Salty Boys 9/28/2009
1455. Kissing In A Hearse 9/28/2009
1456. Still Keeps A Beating Heart All Night For Me 9/28/2009
1457. Death Is Insatiable With His Spoiled Blue Eyes 9/28/2009
1458. Deep Into The Shallows Of Your Next Beatific Day 9/29/2009
1459. Nothing To Her World Always Turning 9/29/2009
1460. The Dark Theatrics Of An Overgrown Tomb 9/29/2009
1461. If I Were Daniel Johnston 9/29/2009
1462. The Sign Of The Albatross 9/29/2009
1463. The Wooden Theatre Of My Miniscule Amusement 9/29/2009
1464. In The Wings Of So Many Throaty Migrations 9/30/2009
1465. The Swimming Skeleton Of The Singing Wind Chimes 9/30/2009
1466. Every Picture Of Her Ever Made 9/24/2009
1467. The Emerald Tailed Mermaid Caught By A Better Man 9/25/2009
1468. Words That Bloom In Wishful Fountains 9/25/2009
1469. Spittooned Cabinet Of Aquatic Junk And Roe 9/25/2009
1470. In The Enormous Room 9/25/2009
1471. Lips That Cannot Sing 10/1/2009
1472. Blond-Headed Solar Flare (Or Until The Cows Come Home) 10/1/2009
1473. The Creche Of Airplanes 10/3/2009
1474. Stewardess-Trapeze 10/4/2009
1475. Greece 10/4/2009
1476. Satan's Chum 10/4/2009
1477. In My Adolescent Centerfold 10/4/2009
1478. The Holy Ghost 10/4/2009
1479. Confectious 10/4/2009
1480. The Furrows Of Mars' Serpent 10/4/2009

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
    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

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
Meadow
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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