Tag: National Poetry Month

Almonds — digital art showing flowering almonds, from photographs, ©2009 Michael Dickel, artist and poet. Image accompanies The BeZine April 2016 issue celebrating Poetry Month, a post on Fragments of Michael Dickel

The BeZine April 2016 — Celebrating Poetry Month

A tidal wave of poetry, perhaps. Michael Dickel, Contributing Editor to The BeZine While Eliot declares the cruelty of April, April also happens to be National Poetry Month in the United States and Canada. In our online, social media world, it has become an international celebration of poetry […]

Athena Owl along the Alon Road, Occupied Territories / West Bank, Israel

Overlook—a peace poem

I recently did some poetry workshops at The Jerusalem School of Beit Hanina, in East Jerusalem. The school’s motto is “Peace begins with me,” and my workshops coincided with Peace Days at the school. For that occasion, I wrote this poem, which I’m posting now on the last […]