Robert Ronnow : Writing

Colonoscopy

Colonoscopy

A Poem by Robert Ronnow


I have a special interest in telling about my colonoscopy.The doc cheerful, secure in his specialty, colon cancer beingthe second leading cause of can..
Gotta Go

Gotta Go

A Poem by Robert Ronnow


Books to the libraryphotos to family.Paint cans and lumberfrom renovations years ago.Most of the furnitureincluding the piano.Fastest way to do thisis..
Types of Joy

Types of Joy

A Poem by Robert Ronnow


There are 12 types of joy:simple joyalmost joysystemic joySaturday joyexpressing joyknowing joyall joymax joyconstant inputs of joysingle greatest joy..
Nicky's Road Kill

Nicky's Road Kill

A Poem by Robert Ronnow


Nicky, the neighbor’s dog, drags a road kill home.A beautiful pelt like those fox shoulder garments women wore in the forties.But the head is cr..
Data Delivered to Your Inbox

Data Delivered to Your Inbox

A Poem by Robert Ronnow


Black lives matter. Me too.Not my president. Give peace a chance.Luck runs out. I like immigrants. Power must be challenged by power. Equal and opposi..
Seaweed

Seaweed

A Poem by Robert Ronnow


On one of the myriad baysalong the Maine coast. Keep the holocaustat bay I said to Dave becauseyou’ll spend all day gathering2,000 calories and ..
Desafinado

Desafinado

A Poem by Robert Ronnow


--slightly out of tuneAm I right to hedge my bets on being famous, ply my arts all day alone,silence, no tv? Mark said, the difference is people are ..
The Pity of Things

The Pity of Things

A Poem by Robert Ronnow


Part of me says stay small, part go bigPart says eat your fill, part don’t pigKenko says: long life brings many shamesI say the gray sky brings ..
Ohthere

Ohthere

A Poem by Robert Ronnow


“There’s nothing you wish for that won’t be yours if you stay alive.” --BeowulfWinter has arrived and the wind cuts throught..
Tweets

Tweets

A Poem by Robert Ronnow


I, too, dislike poems.I’ve tried runes (and rampikes)but that’s affectedrather than merely effete.So I call themfigments.When people query..

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