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Robert Ronnow : Writing

Rhodora in Winter

Rhodora in Winter

A Poem by Robert Ronnow


Rhodora in winter, capsule like a claw,remains of the 5-part flower Emerson saw,gone to seed. Deciduous trees and shrubshave their own winter beauty a..
A Gun in Every Home

A Gun in Every Home

A Poem by Robert Ronnow


Two fine films: The Lost City and Blood Diamond.I joined Blood Diamond during a village massacreand said to my wife A gun in every home.Those devils w..
Peace Out

Peace Out

A Poem by Robert Ronnow


I can't blame the teenage girl for being forward,then passive aggressive. It shouldn't make one angry;she has her interests and that which bores her.O..
Reverse Gestation

Reverse Gestation

A Poem by Robert Ronnow


Cold, a killing coldis the best defense against aliens. And viruses, bacteriaare our friends.Perfect rest, perfect motion.Another autumn, another elec..
The Real Turtle Soup

The Real Turtle Soup

A Poem by Robert Ronnow


It's only a paper-machemoon, they say, too cool,too full of interstellar spaceto sympathize or care aboutlovers, kings and fools.Or is it? According t..
Election Day

Election Day

A Poem by Robert Ronnow


This autumn morning with the birds waking upand the leaves changing is Election Day. I meetJane Trichter on the downtown subway and discussHenry's ups..
 Courage

Courage

A Poem by Robert Ronnow


It takes some courage to eat a legume's fruitknowing what is known of each poisonous partof the locust (although the flowers may be frittered).What's ..
Silence of winter

Silence of winter

A Poem by Robert Ronnow


Silence of winterdistant from all but my sexual contactsher bedroom nightsand day friendsmemory of my independence vanishing dreamholding on to it, my..
Infestation

Infestation

A Poem by Robert Ronnow


Two years peeing in the same spot and still no clueabout the small tree with thorns in the boleand opposite, entire leaves. Not Gleditsia. One thorn,n..
God is correction, feedback and bifurcation

God is correction, feedback and bifurcation

A Poem by Robert Ronnow


Vivacious, practical, self-directedMary Bailey, nice bodyit makes no sense that just because Georgemight never have been she suddenly becomes a shy,ho..