Robert Rorabeck

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

Robert Rorabeck Poems

321. Four Legged Shakespeare 3/3/2008
322. Those Feelings Who Let You In 3/4/2008
323. With Your Brown Hair Flowing 3/4/2008
324. The Foundling's Doom 3/5/2008
325. The Permanent Dream 3/6/2008
326. The Aspects Of Your Memory 3/6/2008
327. The Child Of My Tongue 3/6/2008
328. Christian Truth 3/6/2008
329. The Mad King Has To Take A Pee 3/6/2008
330. Wolves! 3/6/2008
331. The Woman's Revolutions In The Dusky Park 3/7/2008
332. Cage #9 3/7/2008
333. Your 10-4 Prerogative 3/8/2008
334. That Which I Always Was 3/8/2008
335. By That Hidden Date On The Calendar Of Injured Gifts 3/8/2008
336. My Dear Sea 3/8/2008
337. Ring Around The Rosy 3/8/2008
338. Spring-Time's Flaxen Orgy 3/9/2008
339. Out In The Silent Planet 3/10/2008
340. Little Sparrow 3/11/2008
341. Poem One Four Nine 3/11/2008
342. Said The Night To Me In Her Thoughts 3/11/2008
343. Feral Wanderings 3/12/2008
344. The Monolithic Stranger 3/13/2008
345. Eventual Super-Heroes 3/13/2008
346. The Dimly Glowing Heart 3/14/2008
347. The Ghost Of A Bullet Hole In My Right Temple 3/14/2008
348. Undressing In Sky 3/16/2008
349. In Mortal Form 3/16/2008
350. The Unspeakable Rituals Of The Game 3/16/2008
351. The Linguist 3/17/2008
352. The Bribe's Price 3/17/2008
353. The Harsh Lesson 3/17/2008
354. The Beer Maid Of The Sky's Arcade 3/18/2008
355. The Most Familiar Star 3/25/2008
356. The No Particular Disaster 3/25/2008
357. Liberty 3/25/2008
358. In The Trenches Of Mars 3/26/2008
359. The Perambulating Nebulas 3/26/2008
360. Hollowed The Stars 3/27/2008

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

Appomattox

In bed with the early morning shadows
bleeding the night into another killing
where glorious colors like afterbirth flows
in nebular jets into the horizon’s bowl,
revealed, I have the presentiment that my
life will fail, and rising against my Northern
dreams, I secede against their human impulse
of hope, and the cities inside me scream,
“You will never have her. She will never love you! ”

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