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Versus : Poems By R.M. Engelhardt 2009

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"V E R S U S" ~ 2009, The 1st book published in the "Versus" series is an experimental book of my poems & work. Comprised of older re-invented poetic forms & poetry prose pieces based on The Song Of Solomon, Surrealism, Dreams, Tarot & even some old Norse-Medieval and ancient Egyptian forms.
Published April 20th 2009 (first published September 19th 2007)
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Engelhardt Publishes His Collected Poems

MICHAEL ECK Special to the Times UnionSection: Arts-Events, Page: H1
Date: Sunday, October 29, 2006

R.M. Engelhardt wears black sunglasses in the shade. He chain-smokes Djarums until his head is wreathed in a clove-scented cloud. And, in the middle of the day, he sucks down coffee like a trucker on a midnight run.

Engelhardt, in case you haven't already figured it out, is a poet. But he doesn't just walk the role, he talks it, too. In fact, he'
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Apr 05, 2011 R.M. Engelhardt rated it 4 of 5 stars  ·  (Review from the author)
"Versus" by R.M. Engelhardt
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“Versus”, R.M. Engelhardt

Pushing verses
Past their limits

R.M. Engelhardt acknowledges that there is a difference between the passive participant and those who live a passion-driven life, but can often be seen in “Versus” wondering if there is a difference in the end. Passion clearly perpetuates the creative imperative, manifest in poets like Engelhardt as non-negotiable, but to what end? There comes a time in the life of the poet where this questi
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Albany, NY based poet, writer R.M. Engelhardt has published several books over the last two decades including The Last Cigarette: The Collected Poems of R.M. Engelhardt & others. Engelhardt through his ideas & visions has helped to create a large amount of the Upstate, Albany, NY spoken word~poetry scene and is the host of "THE SCHOOL OF NIGHT" an Open Mic For All Poets, Writers in Upstate ...more
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