Robert Rorabeck

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

Robert Rorabeck Poems

2441. No Need To End 3/20/2010
2442. Meant For You 3/20/2010
2443. Like The Flesh Of A Woman 3/20/2010
2444. Gunpoint 3/20/2010
2445. Of One Or Two Or Three 3/20/2010
2446. Just Dancing 3/20/2010
2447. What I Mean 3/20/2010
2448. So Much Fun 3/20/2010
2449. My God 3/20/2010
2450. Wished Upon 3/20/2010
2451. That I Can Never Have This 3/20/2010
2452. The Absoluteness Of An Unrequited Shore 3/21/2010
2453. More Resplendent Than A Diamond Sky 3/21/2010
2454. The Blooming Forest 3/21/2010
2455. Like Our Dogs 3/21/2010
2456. Like Chariots For Little Girls 3/21/2010
2457. The Pallet Of Your Burning Sun 3/21/2010
2458. The Dead End Road Of Your Unconscious Embrace 3/21/2010
2459. By Your Side 3/21/2010
2460. The Very Third Night 3/22/2010
2461. Less Than These Things 3/24/2010
2462. To Look Into Your Eyes 3/24/2010
2463. Nudging Her To Proceed 3/15/2010
2464. Underneath Our Semiprecious Sky 3/15/2010
2465. Two Brothers 3/15/2010
2466. The Mermaids I Love Are Praying 3/15/2010
2467. Really Quite Something 3/15/2010
2468. The Curtaining Stage Of Your Amber Sky 3/15/2010
2469. This Imaginary 3/17/2010
2470. Your Foremost Of Senses 3/17/2010
2471. Of All Of That Beauty 3/17/2010
2472. Shoreline Of My C 3/17/2010
2473. Shoreline Of My Canopied Pool 3/17/2010
2474. The Fetishes In Her Name 3/17/2010
2475. For Its Second Of Infinity 3/17/2010
2476. How Full Of This Knowledge 3/17/2010
2477. Figuring That I Have Everything Down 3/17/2010
2478. Blessed Ablutions 3/17/2010
2479. Like A Weapon Stealing From Its Kill 3/17/2010
2480. The Forlorn Waves Of The Earthbound Sea 3/17/2010

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
    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 ...

Read the full of A Flower In The Rain

Ganymede

Long lost passageways come down
sometimes from the sun they help
you remember how the holy ghost
burned when you were young
and still going to church you
thought John Wayne was a real
cowboy and wondered how he could
die to be reborn the next showing
The Cowboys The Searchers

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