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…

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…

Write.

WRITE. Manifest power in words. Write poetry. Name your own humanity. Ponder creation thru inner meaning. Find hidden voices in the universal consciousness of soul. Find yourself, and then return again. Poetry is the sacred religion Of both time & space older than Civilization itself. Poetry is dead. Poetry is living. Poetry is everything. Poetry…

The Mission Returns! 2018

Welcome To The Troy Poetry Scene 2018 ! The Troy Poetry Mission returns to O’Brien’s Public House on Wednesday, January 31st with a public poetry spoken word open mic . No feature, just poets. This month we encourage you to to just bring a few poems, have a drink and be a part of the…

Troy Poetry Mission (Thank You)

http://www.troypoetrymission.com #troyny. #poetry.  #thanks GREETINGS (And HELLO to all our FELLOW POETS & POETRY FRIENDS) We here at the amazing TROY POETRY MISSION would just like to take this small, tiny, even miniscule moment of your time today to say THANK YOU and to tell you how much we truly appreciate your monthly patronage of…

BURN

Burn by R.M. Engelhardt in the night december the cold wind, the frozen world stands still like an abstract like a painting without motion. without sound. smoke & the harsh light of streetlamps, reality dirt white city sidewalks and the panhandlers at the bus stop telling their tale their stories to buy another bottle or…