A late elementary school (middle grades and up) exercise for writing a peace poem.
Michael (Dekel) Dickel is a poet, digital artist, editor, publisher (Is a Rose Press, with gary lundy), and semi-retired educator.
THE BeZINE’S Virtual 100,000 Poets and Friends IS LIVE NOW … Join Us and Stand Up for Peace, Sustainability and Social Justice
Originally posted on The BeZine:
“Poetry. It’s better than war!” Michael Rothenberg, cofounder of 100,000 Poets (and friends) for Change “It is from numberless diverse acts of courage and belief that human history is shaped. Each time a [woman or] man stands up for an ideal, or acts…
News and updates from Meta/ Phor(e) /Play — Michael Dickel has a new book coming from Finishing Line Press, M/P/P has earned some recognition.
In this new short fiction from Michael Dickel, the woman with a beard encounters another ghost from her past and considers the sea.
Two elegiac poems by Michael Dickel | Meta/ Phor(e) /Play
Originally posted on THE POET BY DAY:
“Pithy and powerful, poetry is a popular art form at protests and rallies. From the civil rights and women’s liberation movements to Black Lives Matter, poetry is commanding enough to gather crowds in a city square and compact enough to demand…
I want to remember Independence Day for the ideals of the United States, which it has almost never lived up to. As Langston Hughes titled his famous poem: “Let America Be America Again.” Of course, he adds later: “(It never was America to me.)”
Six haiku ranging from current events to nature to mystery, from Brazilian poet and translator Thaís Fernandes.
The increase the administration has been citing as an excuse for its crimes against humanity is a statistical outlier from an anomalous large DIP in the numbers for the first part of 2017.
Wielding the Presidential Pen to Produce Slime—The gang-boss (I hesitate to call him POTUS) of the National RICO Criminal Enterprise (aka the Trump-GOP Gang), has moved to end the crimes against humanity of kidnapping refugee children from their mothers with an Executive Order (EO). It is empty PR.
It’s time to return to the 1960s tactics of the Civil Rights and Anti-War Movements. It’s time to hit the streets! Strike! Moratorium! Protest! Get in the faces of the fascists! Call for National Protests on 30 June 2018! Let’s make it Global! Click here to find a […]
Amanda Palmer and Jasmine Power have combined haunting, almost ghost-like voices singing memories into a powerful anthem for women taking back their own narrative—taking the script (writing) back from the Harvey Weinsteins of the world.
Book review of gary lundy’s poetry collection, “each room echoes absence,” plus six new poems of his.
A HamiltonSeen film by Cody Lanktree of Michael Dickel reading his poem, “But Hear the Dissonance, 1948-2012.”
I have readings in Gainesville (14th) and Tallahassee (16th), Florida, next week, and one in Hamilton, Ontario (23rd), the following week. Find the details on my Event Page! Please come if you are near, and—near or far—spread the word to your friends and family.
American- Israeli Poet, Michael Dickel (War Surrounds Us) will be in Hamilton, ON; Tallahassee, FL; and Long Island, NY
Originally posted on THE POET BY DAY:
“That some of those labelled as enemies have crossed the lines to offer condolences at the mourning tents; that the mourning families spoke to each other as parents and cried on each others’ shoulders; that we cried for the children who…
Three social-political activist poems from James D. Casey IV on Meta/ Phor(e) /Play.
An experimental poem by Michael Dickel on Anti-Narrative— Prologue to Dick Moby experimental Melville Orphan another found only children missing her after search retracing her in that, Rachel cruising—devious. Last up, me— picked and, nearer, near drew sail, a day, a second, on the. Beaks sheathed with sailed […]