Vox Populi

A Public Sphere for Poetry, Politics, and Nature

Robinson Jeffers: Wonder and Joy

The things that one grows tired of—O, be sure They are only foolish artificial things! Can a bird ever tire of having wings? And I, so long as life and … Continue reading

April 12, 2019 · Leave a comment

Daniel R. Cobb: Time to Breathe

I don’t know about you, but it seems to me that life has been far more stressful over these last… oh… two years?  The continuous meltdown in DC sends shockwaves around … Continue reading

December 28, 2018 · 5 Comments

John Samuel Tieman: A Sonnet for the 50th Reunion of the Mercy High Class of ’68

Let us make a little list from our lives,  who of us got a little fame and who got a little probation, who of us lived tame and who recalls … Continue reading

October 20, 2018 · 2 Comments

Edna St. Vincent Millay: I, Being born a Woman and Distressed (Sonnet XLI)

  I, being born a woman and distressed By all the needs and notions of my kind, Am urged by your propinquity to find Your person fair, and feel a … Continue reading

May 24, 2016 · Leave a comment

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