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

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Kilroy Was Here

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Forgive forget
Forgive forget

Forget
Forget
Forget

Do you remember
When you had your
First kiss? Your first time?
Do you remember voting?
Now bitching, moaning
About the man you put in
Charge?

Cause me?
I’ve seen light come
And go
For centuries
I’ve seen wars for thousands
Of years through eyes
That remain young
Like the dead you sent
To fight

And
I’ve seen your idea of love
Begin & end since forever where
Everything ends and
Dies and hopes and
Despairs in vain

So yeah
I’ve walked among you all
Friends, lovers and fools
You geniuses’ with
All your faults, inventions and
Civilizations that have
Never been civil at all

Where no one remembers
What matters where none of you
Remember
History no one remembers the
Guilt, sorrow or pain
Of others
They’ve caused

Where no one person, human being or nation stays

Upon the path

Where no one believes in
Anyone anymore for
More than 15 minutes
Of fame

So welcome again to the age
Of the lotus eaters
Don’t bother to remember
My name

Why bother?

Why bother at all
Anymore?

Kilroy was here

~ R.M. Engelhardt

The Poem Remains: Tribulations

RM ENGELHARDT EVENTS
CREATE THE BOOK

The”Bones of Our Existence, A Journal 2046″ my new book is now up & online. Find the words, the work & the poetry here. Look for 2 , The free PDF chapbook and the audio versions of the pieces to be added soon.

 

Thanks again for all your support, love and comments.

 

The Poem Remains.

 

 

~R.M.

 

http://www.thepoemremains.com

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