Vox Populi

A Public Sphere for Poetry, Politics, and Nature. Over 400,000 monthly users. Over 6,000 archived posts.

M.C. Benner Dixon: Whatever is Lovely

I remember being a teenager, leaning across my dresser towards its large mirror and studying my face, wondering if I was beautiful or not. It was an indecent hope, and I faithfully dashed it whenever I could.

October 17, 2021 · 7 Comments

Video: The Seeker

A lyrical portrait of an excommunicated Amish woodworker struggling with spirituality, poverty, and life as an outcast from his strict, insular community.

September 26, 2021 · 6 Comments

Michael T. Young: Dutch Hex Signs

They spoke a language that smelled of horsehair
and tasted of apple butter and red beet eggs

June 4, 2021 · 6 Comments

Alex Mayyasiis: To be more tech-savvy, borrow these strategies from the Amish

Despite growing up within driving distance of Amish Country, I never expected to see the Amish as a source of tech-savvy guidance.

June 2, 2021 · 2 Comments

Mary Swander: Covid-19 among the Amish

The Amish have become an experiment in herd immunity, the direction where we all seem to be headed in the U.S.

September 24, 2020 · 8 Comments

Video: An Amish Man

. This short lyrical film offers a rare glimpse into modern Amish life. Originally Swiss Anabaptists, the Amish are a fellowship of Christians who live in small communities in the … Continue reading

December 3, 2017 · 1 Comment

Enter your email address to follow Vox Populi and receive new posts by email.

Join 12,348 other followers

Blog Stats

  • 4,585,642 hits

Archives