June 29, 2020


Rp Verlaine



[Poem]

Poem

A Present Tense (2019-05-13) poem unrhymed

Rp Verlaine has a MFA in creative writing from City College and taught in NY schools for many years. Although he no longer teaches, he continues to write and do photography in NYC. Rp's most recent poetry collection, Femme Fatales Movie Starlets & Rockers was released in 2018.

Another Soulless Dance (2019-06-10) poem unrhymed

"...the music's dead pulse mirrors our smiles..."

Getting to There (2019-07-08) poem unrhymed

"...the choreographed cornered escape..."

Exercise (2019-08-05) poem unrhymed

"Every mistake kissing her meant..."

Betting Slips (2019-09-02) poem unrhymed

"...To you I'm a gamble/gambler who warms the dice..."

Recluse (2019-12-09) poem unrhymed

"...all compliments are traps, rot of the mind..."

Tublular (2020-01-06) poem unrhymed

"...I can't leave you or stay here..."

Flux of cycles on hold (2020-02-03) poem unrhymed

"...handcuffed to our sins..."

Insomnia (2020-03-09) poem unrhymed

"...one eye on the clock to watch numbers change..."


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Rp Verlaine
Rp Verlaine


Rp Verlaine lives and writes in New York City. He has an MFA in creative writing from City College. He taught in New York Public schools for many years.

No longer teaching, he continues to write and do photography in New York. He had a volume of poetry- Damaged by Dames & Drinking published in 2017 and another Femme Fatales Movie Starlets & Rockers in 2018. A set of three e books began with the publication of Lies From The Autobiography vol1 was published in November of 2018. Lies From The Autobiography vol 2 was published in early 2019 His poetry has appeared in The Linnet's Wings, Haikuniverse, Scryptic, Blazevox , Poems' bout Love & Hate anthology, Smoke Signals,The New Press, Downtown, What Happens- Next, and Remark.



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