RETIREMENT Someday I will be an old Poet an old man In an old suit a tie And a fedora hat Reading old poems About the old days To young kids who Won’t appreciate Poetry or jazz or The silence of the Mind nature or Music the mystic Or the magick of Life And it…

Of God,Father & Soul

OF GOD, FATHER & SOUL And it is written: That the 3 Wisemen followed a Star in the southern Sky that brought Them to South Carolina And there In 1933 They found The child James The 1st Wiseman Gave him Rhythm The 2nd Wiseman Gave him Soul But the 3rd Wiseman Gave him The most…

When The Words Fail

Sometimes in life we go through bouts of failure. No inspiration, the chips are down. Maybe you’ve lost a friend or a loved one. Maybe you’re behind on the rent. But whatever you’re going through? Never stop writing. Never stop creating. Find those things that mean the most to you. Let them inspire you. Dig…

A Few Words On Dark Lands, My New Book of Poems

View this post on Instagram So what's your poetry book about? #darklandsrmengelhardt #poetrycommunity #rmengelhardt #whiskeycitypress #gentlemanoutsider #poetsofinstagram #writersofinstagram #bookreviews #extinctionrebellion #riseabove A post shared by R.M. Engelhardt (@thegentlemanoutsider) on Oct 10, 2019 at 7:21pm PDT  

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…

From The Ashes

FROM THE ASHES From the ashes You will one-day Rise To a better place From sadness Doubt You will forgive And be forgiven And all your enemies Will be nothing but The fragments of Time For they were Once human too And from the Ashes they Shall rise with You   ~ R.M. Engelhardt

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