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Banyas Water Falls, Israel, Photo ©2016 Michael Dickel to accompany Water Poems, poetry by Michael Dickel

Water Poems

Broken cliffs, crashing water, quiet spirit. Three short poems related to water.

Dome of the Rock on the Temple Mount, a site we will see on the Writes and Rhapsodies Israel Poetry Writing Tour—travel, vacation, conference, writing conference, workshop and writing workshop, creativity, poem, poems.

W/rites and Rhapsodies

Adeena Karasick and Michael Dickel will host an exciting tour of Israel that will hit highlights but also delve into the unusual. Throughout, the tour will inspire, prompt, encourage you to write with workshops, performances, and lots of deep language play.

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, […]

Cultural DNA ©2015 Michael Dekel

Flash Surrealism

Programming cultural DNA The troglodyte tree emerged from its cave exactly when three lights lit the evening sky on the New Moon that fell before the birth-month of mother owl. Just a hatchling of course, in her first month, and a growth to maturity away from motherhood—but she […]

A Poem from Jerusalem

As the War Continues i That war in the little southwest strip, its violence drowns out all sounds— words drain of meaning and become white spaces against blood-red paper. The numbers rise up, a large pile of bodies reaching toward the sun to ignite and burn, a pyre […]