Robert Rorabeck

Bronze Star - 2,195 Points (04/10/1978 / Berrien Springs)

Robert Rorabeck Poems

3601. If It Was Your Happy Birthday 9/19/2010
3602. The Adulations Of Her Tactile Ballrooms 9/19/2010
3603. In The Caracoles Of Our Homes 9/19/2010
3604. To Keep Death Warm 9/19/2010
3605. Her Blaze 9/19/2010
3606. The First Steps Of Outside 9/19/2010
3607. The Meadow's Stamen 9/19/2010
3608. By Her Insociant Perfidy 9/21/2010
3609. The Zoetropes Of The End Of The World 9/21/2010
3610. Past The Mailboxes 9/21/2010
3611. Just As Beautiful As You Are 9/21/2010
3612. To Make A Together 9/21/2010
3613. Into A Town That No Longer Exists 9/21/2010
3614. The Weight In Me 9/21/2010
3615. To Her Love 9/21/2010
3616. With That Fox 9/21/2010
3617. The Thoughts Of Idiots 9/21/2010
3618. Most Beautiful Of Things 9/21/2010
3619. Learning How To Fly 9/23/2010
3620. If We Were In Love 9/23/2010
3621. An Agnostic Pieta For A Mexican Fairytale 9/23/2010
3622. The Cursory Beauty 9/23/2010
3623. Your Mother's Rabbits 9/23/2010
3624. Forested In Daycares 9/23/2010
3625. Guessing That We Do 9/23/2010
3626. That We Ought To Be 9/23/2010
3627. The Noon Tipped Sea 9/23/2010
3628. Of Our Previously Wakeless Dead 9/23/2010
3629. Her Wonderfully One Thing Of Become 9/23/2010
3630. Up The Skirts Of Grizzly Bears 9/26/2010
3631. To My Comely Love 9/26/2010
3632. Just Before That 9/26/2010
3633. The Knowledge To Make 9/26/2010
3634. Made Up Rhymes Of Love 9/26/2010
3635. And Even I 9/26/2010
3636. Garden Of Your Lip Service 9/26/2010
3637. The Roses Of Stolen Rips 9/26/2010
3638. The Roses Of Stolen Ribs 9/26/2010
3639. Like A Knight Himself 9/26/2010
3640. With So Many Songs 9/26/2010

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

Romeo And Juliet's Wedding Vows

I will be thy chased rose and take thy name.
My heart will continue drumming its love for you the same;
And though thy mother and father mean nothing to me—
You are the sun rising over the bosom of my heart’s sea.
I will go with you hand in young hand
And be like your shadow roaming with you across the land.
In your eyes I see the myriad truths of my own soul
A kaleidoscope of sea shells in a pretty bowl—
To you, my love, I will always be true—
And that is why I say that I do—

To think that the very sun I saw last night should so ...

Read the full of Romeo And Juliet's Wedding Vows

Beds Of Concrete

Her eyes the
Deep deep aqueducts
The sunlight skated on
Like water spiders
And beautiful couples
Never revealing
The murdered love
Down so very deep

The skeletons peeling
The rusting landrover
Flipped over against
The bed of concrete

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