Vox Populi

A Public Sphere for Poetry, Politics, and Nature

Pilar Lopez-Cantero: Your love story is a narrative that gets written in tandem

By coming to recognise the degree to which overlapping and different narratives shape our expectations in love, we can avoid some of the worst outcomes.

May 19, 2020 · 1 Comment

John Samuel Tieman: Marriage

that moment when you know
you did this one thing right

April 20, 2019 · Leave a comment

Andrea Hollander: Room to Room

And then I began to muse, the way all of us do who have been let down, betrayed, left to wander room to room, taking a stack of dishtowels from … Continue reading

June 11, 2018 · 1 Comment

Alexis Rhone Fancher: Divorce Court Barbie™ (Ken™ Drives Away With All of My Things)

I was no Fairytale Bride™ but I came with a Barbie Daybed,™ A Bath Fun Playset,™ and a large, pink Desire Barbie Dildo Vibrator™ for when Ken™ forgot to come … Continue reading

August 22, 2017 · Leave a comment

Stephen Dobyns: Stars

The man took the wrong fork in the road. It was out in the country. They saw no signs. It was getting dark. They began to blame each other. Should … Continue reading

July 16, 2017 · 1 Comment

Jane Adair: Coda to a Marriage

This room with its complaining floorboards, rushing spigots, soft latch of doors, the blackness of dawn before dawn with its sharps and flats, a discordant jay’s first recitative of the … Continue reading

February 23, 2016 · 12 Comments

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