December 2012 Home Page Updates

Post date: Dec 07, 2012 8:19:4 PM

I’ve just updated the Graceguts home page with what I suspect will be its last set of featured pages. I’m retiring this section in favour of the automated recent blog posts listing, which mostly focuses on new site additions anyway. My big news is the publication of With Cherries on Top: 31 Flavors from NaHaiWriMo, available for free download from my site. Also new to this last list of featured pages (all new additions to this websie) are three additions to the Digressions page: Haiku Christmas Cards, Haiku Knickknacks (with a slide show), and Haiku Bookmark. The Sequences page features “Angels We Have Heard on High,” and the Quotations page now includes “The Mayonnaise Jar” (on life priorities). The Poems by Others page has three new additions: Mark Strand’s “The New Poetry Handbook,” and two new additions to the “Selected Poems About Haiku” section: “Figures” by John Elsberg and Eric Greinke and “The Bashō Story” by Cid Corman. Other big news is the publication of In the Garden of Absence, by Stella Pierides, which features my afterword, “Presence in Absence.” Enjoy! And sip an eggnog or two—or twenty.