American Poet

AMERICAN POET   I.   I awake In 2019 From A Dream That is Just Another Nightmare   II.   This Is one Seriously Fucked up Place   I choose To go back To sleep Wake me When the Sonnets Return To life The living Wake me When the Verses Breathe Once more When all…

EPITAPH. A Poem R.M. Engelhardt

EPITAPH A Poem by R.M.Engelhardt With Music By Will Nivins Love Is The Devil spoken word Project 2007 EPITAPH R.M. Engelhardt

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…

NO MORE

NO MORE 11.14.2015   I will be silent I shall not speak of death I shall not speak of these things Anymore For when I was a young man I believed in peace Before towers fell And soldiers died And after blood And the media Monsters Vultures Took the place Of lives Of hopes Of…

AND IN THIS CORNER

  And in this corner;   It’s the hollow man & The drunken muse And that song That goes like this’   As the rain came down Upon the city streets & poets, sonnets And upon all of the earth As If Mozart had just Written it all for you On a Saturday night Himself…

LIT 101

Writers? We have to write. If we don’t our brains explode and the poetry, words and ideas go all over. We have to drink for inspiration. And we have to smoke at least a pack a day. Why? Because it’s the law. That’s why. And ? We must drink large amounts of coffee everyday just…

2015

“For last year’s words belong to last year’s language And next year’s words await another voice.” ~  T.S. Eliot HAPPY NEW YEAR !