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The Summer 21-3 Issue

The Summer 21-3 Issue of Gyroscope Review is ripe with lush poetry, filled with sunshine and a few thunderstorms for your summer months. Summer 2021 poets include: Alfred Fournier, Amy Moore, Antonietta Bocci, Beth Williams, Brandy McKenzie, Carol Edwards, Claudia Putnam, Connie Soper, David Dixon, Debbie Trantow, Diana Dinverno, Donna Hilbert, Ellen June Wright, Eric Fisher Stone, Fasasi Abdulrosheed Oladipupo, Garrett Phelan, GregNelson, Hayley Haugen, Jan Seagrave, Joan Coles, John Davis, Jon Yungkans, Judith Mikesch-McKenzie,…

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Methods of Creating Visual Poetry

Methods of creating visual poetry. It’s nice to have videos of you or others reading poems to pop on YouTube or other places. Maybe you want to up your game and create something a little different. Backgrounds with the words of your poems appearing in front of them. I found some videos that show you how to make visual poems and some examples. It’s handy if you have a drone to get that aerial footage,…

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How to Organize Your Poetry into a Chapbook

It all sounds so easy. Write poetry. Organize your poetry into book format. Submit chapbook. Profit! Well, maybe not the last one. We all know how much poetry pays. Sometimes it’s tempting to fold poems into paper airplanes and send them out into the world. I favor the “tie a poem to a balloon and send it aloft” method, but that’s bad for the environment. So, what to do with all those poems? First, print…

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New Books From Gyroscope Press

In case you missed the new books from Gyroscope Press in the mad shuffle of National Poetry Month, here they are. Something Like a Life from Sally Zakariya, and How We Learned To Shut Our Own Mouths from Kathleen Cassen Mickelson. Find out more about them and read reviews on their Gyroscope Press pages. Sally Zakariya “The poems flow esthetically from beginning to end with a heart-warming universality of nostalgia and memoir…” Kathleen Cassen Mickelson…

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