Vox Populi

A Public Sphere for Poetry, Politics, and Nature

Majid Naficy: Languages of My Father

My father knew other languages Besides Persian. When dementia came upon him He wanted to test his memory So he puckered his lips And sang in German time after time: … Continue reading

March 11, 2018 · 1 Comment

Video — Falling Lessons: Erasure One, a poem by Beth Copeland

. Director Anh Vu, working with the organization Motionpoems, created this video of Beth Copeland’s poem which interweaves images of the natural world with books, papers and other evidence of … Continue reading

January 27, 2018 · Leave a comment

Abby Zimet: We are a pre-existing condition

Gone is that loathsome sea of smug, suited, doughy, self-righteous, chortling, older white men in the Rose Garden gleefully celebrating the “moral travesty” of passing a billionaires’ tax cut bill … Continue reading

May 8, 2017 · 1 Comment

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