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Moonglow on Mercy Street by John Biscello – Book Review

Book Review – The tenor of John Biscello’s new book of poems, Moonglow on Mercy Street, is set in the first poem with the line “stepping boldly and bravely into the glaring unknown.” There is liberal use of the cosmic to explain details of life, and the repercussions of actions. I enjoyed the strength in many of the compact little poems that summed up a thought in a few concise lines. Many interesting images are…

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The Gifts of Poetry and Service

When I first became aware of the poet Kari Gunter-Seymour, it was through Gyroscope Review’s submissions for the spring 2016 issue. Her poems about having a son who served in the US military in the Middle East took my breath away, as it did for my co-editor, Constance Brewer. We ended up publishing some of her work in that spring issue, as well as in our fall 2016 special Honor Issue. We could see that…

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