Robert Rorabeck

Bronze Star - 2,308 Points (04/10/1978 / Berrien Springs)

Robert Rorabeck Poems

2401. Of Last Resorts 3/13/2010
2402. What I Might 3/13/2010
2403. The Thorns 3/13/2010
2404. The Brighter Stage 3/13/2010
2405. Through The Grass 3/13/2010
2406. Who They Really Are 3/13/2010
2407. To Come On 3/13/2010
2408. In Your Flaxen Hair 3/13/2010
2409. The Sweet Smells 3/13/2010
2410. The Next Morning 3/13/2010
2411. Her Sweet And Multiplying 3/13/2010
2412. In 3/13/2010
2413. Then For Dinner 3/13/2010
2414. Where To Look 3/13/2010
2415. In The Open 3/13/2010
2416. To Tell 3/13/2010
2417. These Sweet Things For You 3/13/2010
2418. No One Left 3/13/2010
2419. Whom I Really Love 3/13/2010
2420. The Very Best Friend 3/13/2010
2421. To Do With Her 3/13/2010
2422. Your Because 3/13/2010
2423. So Vert 3/13/2010
2424. So Very Far Away 3/13/2010
2425. Your Hungry Snows 3/13/2010
2426. Enough To Use 3/13/2010
2427. To Me Anyway 3/13/2010
2428. The Conductor 3/13/2010
2429. Wonderful Story 3/13/2010
2430. Just Another Star 3/13/2010
2431. So Sublime As To Be Your Own 3/18/2010
2432. On The Amber Abutment 3/18/2010
2433. My Most Cherished Of Things 3/18/2010
2434. The Ballroom Of A Queen 3/18/2010
2435. Brave Enough To Tell You 3/18/2010
2436. Eloquently 3/18/2010
2437. Visa Versa 3/18/2010
2438. While You Give In Your Eternity 3/18/2010
2439. To The Silken Grotto 3/20/2010
2440. No Need To End 3/20/2010

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 ...

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Prehistoric Red Room

I’ve created behind my eyes
A prehistoric red room
where extinct women gyrate
to the flickering kiss of
kerosene lamps, everyone
who lived before me and
died in Detroit with the
junkyards visits me here-
relaxing on red vinyl

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