Robert Rorabeck

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

Robert Rorabeck Poems

1641. Wounded In A Crooked Garden 10/30/2009
1642. Really Is A Shame 10/30/2009
1643. Waning Marble Spine 10/30/2009
1644. Night And Day 10/30/2009
1645. Floating On A Lucky Gentleman's Balloon 10/30/2009
1646. Panting Over His Master's Grave Until Resurrection Day 10/30/2009
1647. To Return The Favor 10/30/2009
1648. For A Very Long Time 10/25/2009
1649. Burning At Both Ends 10/25/2009
1650. Two Things 10/25/2009
1651. Gone Into The Sky 10/25/2009
1652. It Would Be Almost Worth Living 10/30/2009
1653. Like It Always Does 10/30/2009
1654. Nice And Slow 10/30/2009
1655. Burrowed Ground 10/30/2009
1656. Hurricane Of The Headless Chicken 10/30/2009
1657. Really Something 10/30/2009
1658. Possibilities 10/30/2009
1659. Knighted By Her Cool Everything 10/30/2009
1660. Back Up Against The Breathless Rosebushes God Knows Where 10/30/2009
1661. Toward The Jungle Of The Deeper Shore 10/30/2009
1662. By Laying Our Courting Eyes Back And Forth Upon Us 10/30/2009
1663. That I Was Even Gone 10/30/2009
1664. Really Want To Come 10/30/2009
1665. Sweet, Sweet Honey Beast 10/30/2009
1666. Driving Away 10/31/2009
1667. She Still Does All That She Can 10/31/2009
1668. Get Up Good 10/31/2009
1669. Like My Dogs 11/5/2009
1670. Tomatio 11/5/2009
1671. With Your Undying Forgetfulness 11/5/2009
1672. Their Hungry-Eyed Epicurian Way 11/5/2009
1673. Still In Love 11/5/2009
1674. Pinpointing Our Souls' Heady Altitude 11/5/2009
1675. Who I Am 11/5/2009
1676. I Didn'T Even Need A Car 11/5/2009
1677. Into Her Eyes Everyday 11/5/2009
1678. To Pleasure Her 11/5/2009
1679. Thinking Of You 11/5/2009
1680. Never Found 11/5/2009

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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