Call this a poetry magazine, if you like. Something authentic and delirious. Graceguts has just one main contributor. This is a place for poems, essays, stories, book reviews, and other materials that Ive written or created—plus a few surprises. I add to it organically, focusing on published work. Ive published thousands of poems, mostly haiku and related genres, as well as hundreds of essays and book reviews, and I hope you enjoy them. If youre new to this site, please visit First Time Here. Thank you for visiting.
—Michael Dylan Welch       

Recent Graceguts Blog Posts

Click any of the following links to read about recent site additions or other featured pages.
  • Rain into River Newly added to the Rengay page is “Rain into River,” written with Tanya McDonald. This rengay was just published in WA 129 (Sage Hill Press), a Washington State poetry anthology ...
    Posted Apr 22, 2017, 7:34 AM by Michael Dylan Welch
  • Making Time for Haiku Another new essay in the “Learning From” section of my Essays page is “A Haiku Writer’s Time: Learning from Kenneth Atchity,” recently published in Frogpond. I explore the author ...
    Posted Apr 21, 2017, 7:26 AM by Michael Dylan Welch
  • Learning from Samuel Menashe A new essay in the “Learning From” section of my Essays page is “Amen to Life: Learning from the Haiku Mind of Samuel Menashe,” in which I respond to an ...
    Posted Apr 20, 2017, 10:50 AM by Michael Dylan Welch
  • Haiku Window Just added to the Digressions page, and also available through the Haibun and Not Previously Published pages, is “Opening the Haiku Window,” about my first published haiku acceptance and submission ...
    Posted Apr 18, 2017, 8:17 AM by Michael Dylan Welch
  • Ancient Bloodlines, and Something More I’m pleased to have written “Finding Your Paths,” an introduction to a new collection of rengay by Simon Hanson and Ron C. Moss. The book is Ancient Bloodlines, just ...
    Posted Apr 14, 2017, 11:11 PM by Michael Dylan Welch
  • A Rengay Quintet, with Accompaniment Five new additions to the Rengay page are “So Much Depends” (with Billie Dee) and “Mall Walking” (with David Ash), both from Prune Juice, plus “An Earwig’s Grip” (with ...
    Posted Apr 13, 2017, 11:03 PM by Michael Dylan Welch
  • Always Something New Always something new around here. The Interviews page now includes “On Michael Dylan Welch,” collecting comments by Cor van den Heuvel on my haiku and haiku-related activity. I’ve ...
    Posted Apr 22, 2017, 11:49 PM by Michael Dylan Welch
  • Cupcakes and Separation Two new additions include “Tracking Your Poetry Submissions” on the Essays page, rescued from the “It’s About Time” website, which is slated to be shut down in a couple ...
    Posted Apr 4, 2017, 1:40 PM by Michael Dylan Welch
  • Interactions You can now read my brief commentary on a tanka by James B. Peters at “Cool Afternoon,” available through the Essays page, where you can also find “In Response to ...
    Posted Mar 24, 2017, 3:04 PM by Michael Dylan Welch
  • What Title Shall I Use This Time? Two of my haiku recently appeared on Jennifer Hambrick’s “Inner Voices” blog, with her commentary. You can now read these contributions to Jennifer’s “International Women’s Haiku Festival ...
    Posted Mar 17, 2017, 8:23 PM by Michael Dylan Welch
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Featured Pages

Featured pages appeared here each month from October 2009 through December 2012. In January 2013 I discontinued this listing in favour of the automated list of recent blog posts, above, which mostly feature recent additions. See featured pages from past months.

Make It New

If this is your first visit, everything here is new! Check out First Time Here. If this is not your first visit, and you want to see whats most recently added or changed on this site, click Recent Site Activity. Or better yet, visit Blogistics, the blog for this site, devoted mainly to identifying recent additions. And to see what I’ve been up to personally, or will soon be up to, please see my Appearances page, which, naturally, I keep up as best I can.

Catch Me If You Can

If you have comments about anything on this site, or discover a broken or misdirected link, please feel free to contact Michael Dylan Welch. Comments very welcome! If your comments are relevant to a particular page, I could possibly add your comments to that page (with your permission).

Permissions

Im in the process of securing permissions for particular content used on this site. If a poem or some other content is included on this site and I havent reached you yet, please let me know. See also the Poetry Foundation’s guidelines for “Best Practices for Fair Use in Poetry.”

Copyright

This site is copyright © 2009–2017 by Michael Dylan Welch. All rights reserved. Poetry and other content by others is copyright by their respective authors. Please do not use or reprint any content on this site without permission, except within the bounds of fair use. Linking to any of this content does not require permission.
 
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