Vox Populi

A Public Sphere for Poetry, Politics, and Nature

Karla Lamb: Chiapas, Mexico

Chiapas, ten years old. Morning hummingbirds, rainforest canopy. Where monarchs land on my arm, & don’t fly away. Adobe house on a hill. Three rooms, no doors. Where two holes in … Continue reading

March 31, 2019 · 1 Comment

Michael Simms: The Garden and the Drone

We come to the garden because it is beautiful. Arborvitae, hydrangea, anemone— Even the names are beautiful. . The men who call themselves our leaders Seem far away. We feel … Continue reading

August 5, 2018 · 11 Comments

Video: Fearless Laughter — Yusef Komunyakaa’s Advice to Young Poets

. In this video created by Sampsonia Way magazine for Rattapallax, Pulitzer Prize winning poet Yusef Komunyakaa describes his revision process, talks about the importance of silence in poetry, and … Continue reading

May 19, 2017 · Leave a comment

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