National Poetry Month

Poet of the Day – Laura Grace Weldon

National Poetry Month April 10, 2020 Laura Grace Weldon Common Ground   What’s incomplete in me seeks refuge in blackberry bramble and beech trees, where creatures live without dogma and water moves in patterns more ancient than philosophy. I stand still, child eavesdropping on her elders. I don’t speak the language but my body translates best it can, wakening skin and gut, summoning the long kinship we share with everything.     from Blackbird (Grayson…

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review

Blackbird: Poems by Laura Grace Weldon – A Review

Blackbird: Poems by Laura Grace Weldon (West Hartford, CT: Grayson Books, 2019) $15.95 The first time I read Laura Grace Weldon’s latest book of poems, Blackbird, I gulped it down all at once like a starved reader. I kept finding poems to fall in love with, lines that made me say, oh, wow, me too. I’ve felt exactly that, keep tissues around for that (Overflow). Oh, there is a name for that feeling (Call of…

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Interview

National Poetry Month Interview Series: Interview with Poet Laura Grace Weldon

Each day in April, in honor of National Poetry Month and our third anniversary issue (find out how to get a copy HERE), we are running an interview with a poet who has been published in Gyroscope Review. Read on. National Poetry Month Interview Series: Interview with Poet Laura Grace Weldon How will you celebrate National Poetry Month? Writing a daily poem and texting “done” to a poet friend who is doing the same. Also…

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