Commentary

The following essays and commentary by various writers discuss poems and other writing by Michael Dylan Welch. If you have any additional comments or questions, please contact Michael Dylan Welch. See also the Interviews and Videos pages. + +


Geppo Commentaries

The following commentaries are from various issues of Geppo journal, where each poem was selected for special commendation. Earlier commentaries to be added.

    • Clatter of China by Emiko Miyashita, Beverly Acuff Momoi, and Patricia J. Machmiller, Joan Zimmerman (2021)

    • Cupcake Papers — by Patricia J. Machmiller, Joan Zimmerman, and Emiko Miyashita (2017)

    • Dripping Azaleas — by Emiko Miyashita, Patricia J. Machmiller, and Linda Papanicolaou (2019)

    • First Day of the Year — by Patricia J. Machmiller, Emiko Miyashita, and Beverly Momoi (2018)

    • Ice in the Water Bottle — by Emiko Miyashita, Linda Papanicolaou, and Patricia J. Machmiller (2019)

    • Ice Storm — by Emiko Miyashita, H. Philip Hsieh, and Patricia J. Machmiller (2021)

    • Lighthouse Shadow — by Emiko Miyashita, Patricia J. Machmiller, and Hiroyuki Murakami (2020)

    • Plum Tree’s Blossom — by Emiko Miyashita, Michele Root-Bernstein, and Patricia J. Machmiller (2021)

    • Summer’s End — by Patricia J. Machmiller, Emiko Miyashita, and Kyle Sullivan (2018)

    • Tilted Lamp — by Emiko Miyashita, Patricia J. Machmiller, and Neal Whitman (2020)

    • Windshield Wipers — by Patricia J. Machmiller, Deborah P Kolodji, and Emiko Miyashita (2018)


Global Haiku Traditions

The following essays are from the Global Haiku Traditions program at Millikin University in Decatur, Illinois. The university maintains a “Haiku Writer Profile” about Michael Dylan Welch.