Diane Dehler

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Industry Arts
Occupation Photographer/Poet
Location San Francisco East Bay, California, United States
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Introduction Diane Dehler is a photographer and poet. Her flower photography has been featured on Haiga online and she has several thousand followers on facebook. Her multi-media video poem, "The Lotus" has received 3000+ views on youtube. As a poet she is known for her lyricism and has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize and was a finalist for the Anna Davidson Rosenberg Poetry Prizes 2016. She received a degree from the Creative Writing Program at San Francisco State University, receiving the Outstanding Student of the Year Award. She is an English Language poet in the international literary scene and; has been published in numerous poetry journals and three anthologies. Mostly recently she has published in, The Artemis Review, Cultural Weekly, Edgar Allan Poet, The Mas Tequila Review, The Criterion: An International Journal in English, Munyori Literary Review, The Taj Mahal Review, Truck, Deepwater Literary Journal, Moonbathing: A Journal of Women’s Tanka, Lummox Journal and poeticdiversity.
Interests Diane Dehler, seeks poetic beauty and that is an elusive avocation. She interprets and redefines what beauty is in context of abandoned, contemporary, newly emerging and avant-garde art forms. Keywords are: literature, ballet, arts, modern dance, poetry, independent film, writing, visual arts, classical music, zen, buddhism, aesthetics, cultural sociology, infinite potential, virtual dreamer, intuitionality, art-morphing, poetic beauty, poetics, aesthetic beauty, poetic musing, folklore, myth, fairy tales, love, mythic images, poetic meditation, poetic urbanist, nature poetry, spiritual poetry, social media, mythology, meditation music, world music, women's poetry, women's literature, spider chrysanthemums, lotus, dreams, solitude, beauty, extreme beauty, flowers, visionary arts, flower photography, poetic music, video poetry, nature photography, rare flowers, chrysanthemums, lotus, kiku.
Favorite Movies Cherry Blossoms, Directed by Doris Dorrie, The Pillow Book of Sei Shonagon, Tous Les Matins Du Monde, Pather Panchali, Children of Paradise, Forbidden Games, Wings of Desire, Together, The Geisha, the Pianist, Amadeus, the Red Violin, Jumping Jack Flash, Dangerous Liasons
Favorite Music Favorite artists: Helene Grimaud, Yundi Li, Sara Chang, Lang, Lang, Van Cliburn, Joshua Bell, Yo Yo Ma, Hilary Hahn, Itzak Perlman, Jean-Pierre Rampal, Maria Callas.
Favorite Books Authors: Colette, H.D., Anais Nin, Marguerite Duras, Fernando Pessoa, Carolyn Forche, A.S. Byatt, Yves Bonnefoy, Shan Sa, Ovid, Hemingway, Amelie Nothomb, H.D., Truman Capote, Anna Kavan, Isabelle Eberhardt

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