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

MECHANISM

MECHANISM To summon All voices Magicks The poem An incantation A spell Whispering Into the void The silence Made form Made flesh The dreams Of man Temporal Corporal From Mind Body Soul The universal Thread A mechanism A transmission From The beginning To The end     ~ R.M. Engelhardt

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