Robert Klein Engler
Robert Klein Engler lives in happy exile in Omaha, Nebraska and sometimes New Orleans. He is a writer and artist.
Robert holds degrees from the University of Illinois at Urbana and the University of Chicago Divinity School. He has received Illinois Arts Council awards for his poetry. Just google his name to find his writing on the Internet.
Many of Robert’s poems, stories, and paintings are set in the Crescent City. His long poem, “The Accomplishment of Metaphor and the Necessity of Suffering,” set partially in New Orleans, is published by Headwaters Press, Medusa, New York, 2004.
He has received an Illinois Arts Council award for his "Three Poems for Kabbalah."
Michael Morgan, writing in the Comstock Review, says that Robert Klein Engler "...is a poet of the first rank,” whereas Andrew Huff writes in Gaper's Block that Engler's writings is, “a sublime banquet of bullshit."
Link with him at Facebook.com to see examples of his recent work. Some of Mr. Engler’s books are available at amazon.com.
These works are available online:
CLOISTER Of THE ZODIAC:
THREE POEMS 13th Floor Magazine:
AFTER A NIGHT DRINKING WITH PASCAL:
TEN COURT PIECES:
http://sparks.eserver.org/archive/sparks13.html - tencourt
RED BEANS AND RICE:
PROSE OF ARRIVAL:
THE APPROACH TO PILOT TOWN:
NEIGHBORS OF ZERO: (Issue 11, p. 18-22)
THE BELMONT VARIATIONS:
TREASURE IN STAINED GLASS:
ARCHITECTURE OF SERVITUDE:
SHIRTS OF FLAME:
A PROSEMETRICAL COMPLAINT:
THE VALLEY OF ITS SAYING:
WHAT'S LEFT FOR POETRY:
JANE CROWN RADIO INTERVIEW: