Tag: Michael Dickel

Wrestling, names, and shipwrecks

Any passage (metaphorically or literally) contains within it its messengers, its struggles, its need for wrestling.

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, […]

War Surrounds Us

“Michael Dickel’s new book is an explosive tour de force. From Breaking News to all that shivers beneath the surface, it takes us on a visceral ride as the rockets are falling through screaming surfaces, tunnels cease fires and death tolls; rocketing all night through missiles, mortars, sensors, sirens, […]