Rp Verlaine lives in New York City. He has an MFA in creative writing from City College. He taught in New York Public schools for many years. His first volume of poetry, "Damaged by Dames & Drinking" was published in 2017 and another – "Femme Fatales Movie Starlets & Rockers" in 2018. A set of three e-booksbegan with the publication of Lies From The Autobiographyvol 1 in November of 2018. Vol 2 was published in 2019 and the third Volume in 2020. A new collection, Far TooClose and Further, will be published in 2021.