THE POET BY DAY

“[Poetry] is the liquid voice that can wear through stone.”  Adrienne Rich, What is Found There: Notebooks on Poetry and Politics Apartment repairs, world affairs, and a plethora of other things...

“When human beings are scared and feel everything is exposed to the government, we will censor ourselves from free thinking. That’s dangerous for human development.” Ai Weiwei (b. 1957, China) PEN...

“Well, write poetry for God’s sake. It’s the only thing that matters.” e.e. commings This sounds like something worthy of imitation. On Saturday, July 28, the Poetry Foundation, Crescendo Literary, and...

  MICHAEL DICKEL a poet, fiction writer, and photographer, has taught at various colleges and universities in Israel and the United States. Dickel’s writing, art, and photographs appear in print and online. His...