Nick Tosches

And, of course, that is what all of this is – all of this: the one song, ever changing, ever reincarnated, that speaks somehow from and to and for that which is ineffable within us and without us, that is both prayer and deliverance, folly and wisdom, that inspires us to dance or smile or … More Nick Tosches

It’s Official. Poets & Writers

It’s Official. After many years of publishing, writing and creating groups and poetry spoken-word events such as Albany Poets, Vox, The School of Night, The Albany WordFest, The Troy Poetry Mission and many others I’ve finally been honored with my listing in Poets & Writers. Thank you. Poets & Writers R.M. Engelhardt #rmengelhardt #albanypoets #poetsandwriters … More It’s Official. Poets & Writers

FINDING RELIGION

FINDING RELIGION On the bus Coming home From work I’m on my phone Looking for a WiFi signal None available No connection Then Suddenly I Find “GOD” But his connection Is weak and I’m not allowed To use or sign on To his network Which upsets Me just a little bit But I don’t think … More FINDING RELIGION

ICONIC.

ICONIC God died The other day Or at least the Media said so He had a great Career, a few number 1 hits and a fan club Back in the day I turned to My wife after Reading of his Demise on Facebook and Asked; “Wasn’t he dead already?” ~ © R.M. Engelhardt/2019

THE SONS OF MEN

THE SONS OF MEN The sons of men Once long ago Ruled over the Galaxies, stars And planets And then After just a Few angry words War Death Destruction The Dark Their descendents Left what remained Behind them and Took their children away With them and taught Them about peace Taught them about Love and … More THE SONS OF MEN