Robert Ronnow : Writing

To Get Away You've Got to Fall

To Get Away You've Got to Fall

A Poem by Robert Ronnow


Start now knowing joy,that’s an order,overcome a deepening solitude.Like a bee at a bugleor me at the delion Third Avenue.I said to Joe when do ..
2 Jobs, 2 Kids, 2 Houses, 2 Hobbies

2 Jobs, 2 Kids, 2 Houses, 2 Hobbies

A Poem by Robert Ronnow


Carrying a sleeping baby.Cleaning after a successful party.Camping beyond mountains more mountains.Playing trumpet on the streets of New York City.Eat..
Who's Got Trouble?

Who's Got Trouble?

A Poem by Robert Ronnow


I’ve never put a candidate’s bumper sticker on my car before--why not take sides--"what are you waiting for?Death puts a stop to daily low..
Got Sleep?

Got Sleep?

A Poem by Robert Ronnow


Nothing more intimate than sleepwake before dawn, go downtownprepare for tomorrow, come home from work late.Most cities prosper undisturbedsleeping pe..
Stop & Shop Strike

Stop & Shop Strike

A Poem by Robert Ronnow


The Stop & Shop strike v. Game of Thrones. In Game what’s not made plainis the condition of the peoplecompared with warriors and queens.Ther..
Contingency

Contingency

A Poem by Robert Ronnow


The moon gazesthrough April’s silver maple.To work, to drive,to drive to work.Earth's half-in, half-outof the sun’s habitable zone.The rus..
Valetudinarian

Valetudinarian

A Poem by Robert Ronnow


One will not live to see the endof the geopolitical drama,the existential dilemma--"the small choices people make that change their lives.They ought t..
Asexual

Asexual

A Poem by Robert Ronnow


While I pretty much pined for this impeachmentmy fellow Americans voted for this guy and they could be rightI’ve been wrong before, stuck as we ..
Number and Verse

Number and Verse

A Poem by Robert Ronnow


The question should not be in what ways writing and utterance trope each other, but how both are involved with number. Without relating the technology..
My Giant

My Giant

A Poem by Robert Ronnow


Summer rain, melting Arcticsand the lipids lining the nervesin your brain. These are the metricsof our times. Mere resolveis not enough to take careal..

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