INVOCATION OF THE MUSE: Open Mic For Poets Moving To Lark Hall 04.04.22

INVOCATION OF THE MUSE:The Open Mic For Poets, Poetry & TheSpoken Word sponsored by Dead Man's Press Ink is moving to Albany NY's amazing venue Lark Hall located at 351 Hudson Avenue on Monday, April 4th 2022 kicking off National Poetry Month. DeadMansPressInk¬†& myself are excited to announce the return of The Poetry Open Mic … Continue reading INVOCATION OF THE MUSE: Open Mic For Poets Moving To Lark Hall 04.04.22

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

An Interview With Albany’s Nippertown, July of 2021

Let's be honest. 2021 was not the best of year's for many of us with covid still rampant as well as for many of us still stuck working from home. But for me there were a few bright spots. Jai & I were able to create many new books for Poets & Authors at DeadMansPressInk … Continue reading An Interview With Albany’s Nippertown, July of 2021

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

American Portrait MLK Poetry Project

https://news.northwestern.edu/stories/2021/01/trethewey-mlk-day/#.YARmQPKb-rU.twitter Happy To Be A Part of This PBS American Portrait Project On Martin Luther King Day. ~ R.M. Engelhardt https://www.pbs.org/american-portrait/story/23568/rm-e-troy-ny-for-my-people #poetry #pbs #mlkday #rmengelhardt #gentlemanoutsider #writers #america #poets

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

OF CONVERSATIONS, FRIENDS & ANGELS

OF CONVERSATIONS FRIENDS & ANGELS   Today I come to you In the memory Of old friends Conversation Over lost time And lost years That have Mysteriously Vanished In both tragedy And revelation Grief And silence Detached from This mere Mortal coil To remember them; They who were Once here and They who once loved … Continue reading OF CONVERSATIONS, FRIENDS & ANGELS

Write.

WRITE. Manifest power in words. Write poetry. Name your own humanity. Ponder creation thru inner meaning. Find hidden voices in the universal consciousness of soul. Find yourself, and then return again. Poetry is the sacred religion Of both time & space older than Civilization itself. Poetry is dead. Poetry is living. Poetry is everything. Poetry … Continue reading Write.