The Rain Poets

THE RAIN POETS It seems that all the rain poets Are weeping again tonight, In words, that rain down In buckets. The living, once more pretending To be the dead, the waiting and Wanting of it, just above their heads Like false prophets. The art of Voices & rants As all of the dark cloudsContinue reading “The Rain Poets”

Now On SmashWords…

Smashwords is an ebook publishing and distribution platform for ebook authors, publishers and readers. We offer multi-format, DRM-free ebooks, ready for immediate sampling and purchase, and readable on any e-reading device. For readers, Smashwords provides an opportunity to discover new voices in all categories and genres of the written word. Once you register, the siteContinue reading “Now On SmashWords…”

Ruthless Gravity

Ruthless Gravity Tonight on television there is an actor talking about his battle with drug addiction, sex addiction and life. You would think that by the way the host is interviewing him that he is wise & worldly, an ancient sage from his battle with the curse of “celebrity” And there are a billion lightsContinue reading “Ruthless Gravity”

THE SAINT POEM READING SERIES AN OPEN MIC FOR POETS, POETRY & THE SPOKEN WORD MONDAY, MAY 16th At The UAG: Featured Poet : STEVEN MINCHIN 7:30pm Sign Up * 8pm Start $4.00 Donation Requested THE SAINT POEM READING SERIES AT THE UPSTATE ARTISTS GUILD Held Every 3rd Monday Of Each Month Hosted By R.M. EngelhardtContinue reading

Two Poems More Than – Evening

MORE THAN … More than just this; A hand, a halo, a tryst, Swallowed up in imagery Synergy … the electricity Of a single.. simple …. ‘Word’. Phrases given by divine intervention, Ecstasy or the need for flight, From God or Buddha, Mohammad Or the night. More than just this; Your love, your voice exists.Continue reading “Two Poems More Than – Evening”


M A S K S Our true identity is often hidden behind the masks we wear. Masks contain complete social schemas. Others look at the mask and understand what it represents and know what mask to wear themselves. Like a formal ball, the masks thus dance with one another with our selves safely concealed beneath.Continue reading “Masks”