Reuben Holmes is an author living in New York who writes poetry under the pen name r.h. Sin. "Sin" is a nod to the Mesopotamian god of the moon; Holmes likes to write late at night. He was born in New Brunswick, New Jersey. He began life there, but grew up in public housing in Tampa, Florida after his parents split up. “Sin comes from a place where life of pain is the norm and destruction is a constant.” Born: March 22, 1989.