DARK LANDS BOOK Reviews R.M. Engelhardt

via DARK LANDS   Telegraphic missives from the bleak future of now taking in spirit machine and blood . A faint hope beyond hopelessness still guiding the words . ~ Steve Kilbey (The Church) **** R.M. Engelhardt is one of the finest poets currently drawing breath and this book is one hell of a ride….

Judge not, that ye be not judged

“Judge not, that ye be not judged.” Matthew 7:1 One of the most insidious ways the ego strengthens itself is in criticizing others. Whether it be their appearance, their beliefs, their politics, or any other criticism we level at others – whether out loud or just in our own minds – what we are truly…

Our Battle …

For our battle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms…

Misfit

You are an Angel with a Martyr’s crown. Eyes cast Downward upon The ground “Destruct” Fear. The long loud lines Of industry, traffic, commerce Every moment alive to die Held tight by the within Where you gasp take hands Take heart take shelter from The world. This world; Aware & so full of Mad men…

Unsung Poets… ARAGON There exists a black kingdom which the eyes of man avoid because its landscape fails signally to flatter them. This darkness, which he imagines he can dispense with in describing the light, is error with its unknown characteristics. Error i…s certainty’s constant companion. Error is the corollary of evidence. And anything said…

The German Baroness Else Baroness von Freytag-Loringhoven’s Poetry

Astride SaddlingUpFromFirNightbrimmed ⎯Clinkstirrupchink!SilverbugleCopperrimmed ⎯Keening ⎯HeathboundRovesMoonPink ⎯StraddlingNeighingStallion :“HUEESSUEESSUEESSSOOOHYEEEEEE PRUSHHEE HEE HEEEEEEAAAOCHKZPNJRPRRRR            HÜ           /     HÜÜ            HÜÜÜÜÜÜ        HÜ-HÜ!”AflushBrinkThroughFoggyBogTheySlink ⎯SinkIntoThrobbBated.HushFalls ⎯Stiffling ⎯ShillCricketsShrill ⎯BullfrogSquallsInflatedBarkRidingMoon’sMica –Groin ⎯Strident! Hark! StallionWhinny’sInThickets. EvFL Aphrodite to Mars(read the original manuscript in the Baroness archives) Flashing blade – Poniard buried – High Flexible tenderness web Abdominal Of Systems Equal steel Shaped Female Aflirt…

WALT WHITMAN IS DEAD

WALT WHITMAN IS DEAD Where are you now? Uncle? Poet? Walt? Old man, child of the Long Island Free verse son of America, Teacher & government work-man? “Human – Being” Citizen Man… Mind of the spirit Spirit, in the flesh Where have you gone? Disappeared Now a ghost Among the leaves, The rest. Uncle, I…

UnSung Poets: Maxwell Bodenheim

Maxwell Bodenheim Birth: May 26, 1892 Death: Feb. 6, 1954  Blind     Blinder than oak-trees in the wind Endlessly weaving sighs into a poem To sight, He sits, the light of one pale purple lantern Seeping into his dream-hollowed face, Like floating, transparent words Pale with unuttered meanings. He mends a flute and sighs as…

The 2011 Albany Wordfest~National Poetry Month

In celebration of National Poetry Month, Albany Poets is proud to present the 2011 Albany Word Fest featuring the poetry, spoken word, and music of upstate New York.  This year’s event will take place on Saturday, April 16, 2011 at The Linda (339 Central Ave., Albany). This year’s event is the 10th anniversary of the…

A 21st Century Dirge For America

A TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY  DIRGE FOR AMERICA Another dead song for a dead man A dead art in no man’s land. “CENSORED” For Being REAL As they stop the world,Judge and destroyall that which theycannot make Or see.    FOR WE THE PEOPLE BELIEVE IN … Anarchy Archery Douche-Beggary38 Flavors & Fifty Stars Officially And nothing…