art*poem by r.m. Engelhardt ©2022 I SING OF THE BODY DISSECTED So let us now allSing or if you believe Pray Not of these golden daysBut in this dead choir of reprieveOf anguish of suffering of days Let us all sing of the 21st centuryOf all our failures & the falseTriumphs & of the true … Continue reading I SING OF THE BODY DISSECTED. A Poem By R.M. Engelhardt

Of Spirit, Ash & Bone Poems Parables Coming Soon

Of Spirit Ash & Bone We live in destitute times wherein the gospel of greed and financial profit, not prophecy, answers our existential questions. The good poet, just as the prophet in days gone by, speaks to us in a language that jolts our memory and challenges our power of self-perception and imagination. ~ John … Continue reading Of Spirit, Ash & Bone Poems Parables Coming Soon


AURAL SUPREMACISTS another worthless war, war of words, weapons substituting the mystique of false authority in secular motion. Do not attempt to decieve these shadows ... Death is death. Pain is pain. Violence is violence. The waves of voices, strangers screaming from far off distant lands we cannot fathom or ignore. We stand in rebellion. … Continue reading EXTREMUM VITAE SPIRITUM

INVOCATION OF THE MUSE: A New Poetry Open Mic Hits Albany, NY

INVOCATION OF THE MUSE ALBANY NY SOMETHING NEW IS COMING TO ALBANY NY. INVOCATION OF THE MUSE:An Open Mic For Poets, Poetry & TheSpoken Word. DeadMansPressInk & myself are excited to announce the return of The Poetry Open Mic at the newly reopened FUZEBOX 12 Central Avenue, Albany NY. *Join Us For Our First Open … Continue reading INVOCATION OF THE MUSE: A New Poetry Open Mic Hits Albany, NY


      On "Dark Lands" By R.M. Engelhardt. Telegraphic missives from the bleak future of now taking in spirit machine and blood . A faint hope beyond hopelessness still guiding the words . ~ Steve Kilbey (The Church) ************ http://www.lulu.com/shop/rm-engelhardt/darklands-poems/paperback/product-24216297.html   "R.M. Engelhardt's Darklands reads like a quick shuffle through the Killing Fields, digging … Continue reading DARK LANDS

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 … Continue reading Judge not, that ye be not judged

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 … Continue reading It’s Official. Poets & Writers