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Michael Dickel

Michael (Dekel) Dickel is a poet, digital artist, editor, publisher (Is a Rose Press, with gary lundy), and semi-retired educator.

Rosy Morn yellow rose image for poetry—a poem by Michael Dickel online hybrid writing: essay-poetry

Rosy Morn | poem | essay | photographs

Rosy photographs, rosy poems, and a discussion of poetry—hybrid writing: poem-essay-digital photography.

Digital art ©2014 Michael Dickel, feature image for My Brand Here post in Fragments of Michael Dickel

Hybrid Flash

This hybrid (poem-marketing-non-fiction) flash experimental writing by Michael Dickel explores our commodified society, where commerce rules via the high priests of MBA-think. Go ahead. Buy into it. “Brand” yourself. And remember, slaves and cattle are also branded. Brand-name recognition recklessly pursued in the name of prophets of the profit margin.

Water-color like image of a pink flower, green leaves, leafless tree trunks in grays in the background

Winter window—a poem with art

Winter window Outside the opportune window one pink head survives above geranium leaves blowing in the winter wind, covered with cold rain dropped from dimmed desire. The basil released its hope in the face of the war— forces of December and January— mere stalks rising above the window box, darkly silhouetted, […]

Three (a poem)

Three One lies restless in the small hours, the dead of night— three in the morning and worried about medical motorcycles whizzing past a wife on her way home from work this evening— distressed about tear gas and bullets fired into Gazans at the border fence West Bank rioters— hounded […]

100TPC Event Today … Link in your poems, art, stories, film, music, videos for peace, sustainability and social justice with an emphasis on poverty and hunger

Originally posted on The BeZine:
Hand of Fire, Hand of Creation by Moshe Dekel (age 5) Welcome to the 5th year of 100,000 Poets (Musicans, Artists, Mimes…) for Change, and the 2015 edition of The BeZine Online 100TPC Event! If you’ve done this before and you know the score,…