National Poetry Month

Poet of the Day – Gail Tyson

National Poetry Month April 1, 2020 Gail Tyson Darning the Wounded Tongue   Half-dog, half-camel, with bottomless eyes, the creature kneels beside me like a sphinx. Erect, tall in a Queen Anne chair, I gaze ahead. Neither of us makes a sound.   The creature kneels beside me in a pale room, silvery light casting peace around us. Neither of us makes a sound. She opens her mouth, revealing one wound on her tongue.  …

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Interview

Interview with Poet Kendall Mallon

1. Thanks for agreeing to let us interview you for Gyroscope Review. We’re pleased that you are one of our contributing poets. Will you please begin by telling us where you’re from, what you write, and why poetry? I was born and raised in Colorado—which is pretty rare these days give the state’s recent population boom—and currently live in Denver. I write poetry mostly, but I venture into screen writing and long form narratives that…

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review

Another View on Serving by Kari Gunter-Seymour

My co-editor, Kathleen Cassen Mickelson recently did a review of Kari Gunter-Seymour’s chapbook, Serving. Then she passed the book on to me for my reaction. I come at it from a different place than Kathleen did. As many of you probably don’t know, I served in the U.S. Army in the Corps of Engineers. As I read these poems, I am reminded both of the men and women who served with me, but also the…

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Interview

Interview with Poet Lyndi Bell O’Laughlin

GR: Thanks for agreeing to let us interview you for Gyroscope Review. We’re pleased that you are one of our contributing poets. Will you please begin by telling us where you’re from, where you write, and why poetry? LBO: Thank you for including me in Gyroscope Review’s author interview series. I grew up in California. Became a trick rider while still in high school, and spent several years touring the U.S. and Canada, performing at…

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