Johnmichael Simon has lived in Israel since 1963. He has published three solo books of poems and two collaborations with partner Helen Bar-Lev. His poetry has been awarded numerous prizes and honorable mentions and is published widely in print and website collections. He is the chief editor of Cyclamens and Swords Publishing www.cyclamensandswords.com.
Johnmichael was born in England, grew up in South Africa and has lived in Israel since 1963. He has been writing poetry seriously since retiring from his high-tech technical writing career. The poems on this site represent a small selection from four years work and over a thousand titles.