Strange Beasts

  STRANGE BEASTS We no longer Dwell in forests The woods or Hunt, ponder About nature Instead We walk through Graveyards On sunny days Admiring the Headstones Of those Who once did Or watch Movies At the mall Gather Our food At Trader Joe’s Drink purified Water from Plastic containers And still Allow morons To … More Strange Beasts

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

MORE THAN NIGHT

MORE THAN NIGHT I am searching For something More than night More than The dark The evening Under stars Under the moonlight Another life Or perhaps I just need Another drink Whiskey On the side     ~ R.M. Engelhardt/19

REPETITION

  REPETITION   So let us call this Ruin Civilization Written Upon an ancient Wall Built By the Living Dead Without Empathy Mass Hysteria A history Without Clarity Created By egos Inhuman And not True men A standing Headstone Marking The end Of freedom     ~ R.M. ENGELHARDT/2019

Nostalgia Act

NOSTALGIA ACT Aren’t you that Poet who was famous Once? That poet Who lived Downtown That wore That old leather Jacket & who Was kinda like A punk rock vampire Lord Byron meets Edgar Allan Poe Guy? I really liked That poem you Wrote the young millennial Girl says It was totally awesome My mom … More Nostalgia Act