Vox Populi

A Public Sphere for Poetry, Politics, and Nature

Chuck Taylor: Cutting

At first, I had no idea why the dogs were in the cages. I heard stories that the dogs were picked up running loose at night through many neighborhoods and delivered in old trucks to the hospital at night. I could tell that many of these dogs had been pets.

September 7, 2019 · Leave a comment

Chuck Taylor: The Coming

If you’ve walked in your heavy galoshes into a farmer’s wheat field covered with fresh snow on a bright Sunday morning, if you have listened with a sharp delight to … Continue reading

December 25, 2017 · Leave a comment

Chuck Taylor: The Song Dog

. Note Posted on Back Door for Coyote Sorry, I didn’t know you still yodeled your yips around these hills. How stupid of me to assume that just because a … Continue reading

July 8, 2017 · Leave a comment

Chuck Taylor: In the Woods Near Cut and Shoot, Texas

You brought her off the road And laid her on the kitchen Table – road kill, gorgeous, her pelt Clean, vigorous, youthful. Under the kitchen Fluorescent she seemed full of … Continue reading

April 22, 2017 · 1 Comment

Chuck Taylor: Nature has many faces, more perhaps than the gods of Hinduism

Companions Vampire had a green-gray slug that liked to sleep in his ears. He was a musical slug, and had a soft buzzing way of humming Beethoven’s 5th Symphony. It … Continue reading

March 16, 2017 · Leave a comment

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