Robert Rorabeck

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

Robert Rorabeck Poems

1721. My Better Looking Sister 11/9/2009
1722. That Was All You Needed To See 11/9/2009
1723. With Things To Say 11/9/2009
1724. The All Night Party Going On Next Door 11/9/2009
1725. Each Of Their Hair 11/9/2009
1726. Your Utterly Beautiful Eyes 11/9/2009
1727. Sparrows 11/9/2009
1728. The Rest Of This 11/9/2009
1729. The King Of The Dwarves 11/9/2009
1730. Because They Never Give Up 11/12/2009
1731. Underneath The Broken School Bus 11/12/2009
1732. Fail To Mention 11/12/2009
1733. The Things You Loved 11/12/2009
1734. Something Like That 11/12/2009
1735. Nothing Else To Lose 11/12/2009
1736. That She Does 11/12/2009
1737. The Best 11/12/2009
1738. My Angel Baby 11/12/2009
1739. Howling 11/12/2009
1740. Corduroy Dungeons 11/14/2009
1741. In The First Place 11/14/2009
1742. With Its Heartbroken Love 11/14/2009
1743. Hold My Chains And Warm My Face 11/14/2009
1744. The Wide, Wide Canal 11/15/2009
1745. Still Waiting For Me 11/15/2009
1746. To Death By Your Kiss 11/15/2009
1747. How To Fly 11/15/2009
1748. Do Them Right 11/15/2009
1749. Wishing Well 11/15/2009
1750. Into The Months Of Noon 11/15/2009
1751. The Only One Still Fresh Enough To Truly Love 11/25/2009
1752. The Absolute Queen Of Beasts 11/25/2009
1753. What I Had Left To Sell 11/25/2009
1754. The Endless Loam 11/25/2009
1755. Knowing That The Sun Finally Did 11/25/2009
1756. Unnecessary Senses Of Arbitrary Light 11/25/2009
1757. The Armies Waiting Inside Of Us 11/25/2009
1758. The Tug Of Airless Need 11/25/2009
1759. The Oversexed Orchards Of The Know 11/25/2009
1760. The Sunlight Of Bright Mirage 11/25/2009

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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