Guy Shaked

(1969 / Beersheba)

Biography of Guy Shaked

Guy Shaked poet

Guy Shaked has studied art and music at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem where he completed an M.A in the Humanities. He received an Italian government grant for his articles on various subjects such as Michelangelo's David, The Math of Traffic Congestion, Psychological Complexes, and Mozart's music. Shaked published three books, and his 60 online articles, which have been visited over 800,000 times, were cited by C. Wright of Yale and G. Abramson of Oxford as well as by other researchers.

Guy Shaked's haiku poems have appeared in 'Frogpond' (the most prominent haiku magazine outside of Japan) , 'Haiku News', '3LIGHTS', and 'World Haiku Review'. In addition, one of Shaked's haibuns was selected as the editor's choice of 'Contemporary Haibun Online'. His haiku in Hebrew has been published in the journals 'Moznaim', 'Hachotem' and 'Maariv-NRG'.

Recently, Shaked's music, has been performed in New-York (A piece for Cello solo) .

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Calmly

Calmly, I communicate with you,
In Standard English,
With herbal tea,
And a Valium on the side.

Inside, I want, in a hoarse voice,
In slang,
To curse handsome you, she who gave birth to you,
And to specify her profession,

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