Healing Words: Short-Verse Poetry by Gil Dekel

Healing Words: Short-Verse Poetry by Gil Dekel

by Gil Dekel, PhD (visionary poet and Reiki teacher.)   The task of the poet is to see into the experiences we undergo every moment, and attach words to emotions. Like patchwork, these wordly emotions come together to form images through which we can see the...
I Was Always a Genius.

I Was Always a Genius.

Poet Alan Corkish interviewed by Gil Dekel. Gil Dekel: I get the feeling that your poetry is based mainly on telling a story, an event, rather than depicting a picture. Is this correct? [1] Alan Corkish: I’m not sure about what you mean Gil. Language is complex, I...
I Was Always a Genius.

Becoming Something Deeper.

Poet Myra Schneider interviewed by Gil Dekel. Myra Schneider: Hi, Gil, welcome… would you like some tea? [1] Gil Dekel: That would be nice. [2] [getting tea] [3] Gil Dekel: Did you always live in London? [4] Myra Schneider: I have been living here a long time now,...
I Was Always a Genius.

Rising to the Surface of Language.

Poet Anne Stevenson interviewed by Gil Dekel. Gil Dekel: Can we talk about your creative process of writing? [1] Anne Stevenson: For me, writing poems is not so much a process as a way of feeling my way in the dark. Lines come to mind; I work them over in my head and...