Vox Populi

A Public Sphere for Poetry, Politics, and Nature

Majid Naficy: Fatherly Advice

Live every moment of your life
As if you are just born

September 15, 2020 · 3 Comments

Michael Simms: Antbed

You may remember my father
died when I was eight
my mother closed up
the house and we went to stay
with my grandmother for a few months

November 17, 2019 · 6 Comments

Video: Little Monster

Harry has been sentenced to prison and while he’s used to that world, his four year old daughter Lauren is not. He uses his first and only phone call to speak to her.

August 4, 2019 · Leave a comment

Video: Where are the African Gods?

. “Where are the African Gods to save us from this misery and shame?” Lyricist Abbey Lincoln and director Rodney Passé create a meditative portrait of black masculinity through images … Continue reading

November 10, 2018 · Leave a comment

Jeff Oaks: Fathers

Ward Cleaver, Mike Brady, Archie Bunker, Mr. Cunningham: what other models? No one expected our fathers to do much beyond buy things, and I wonder whether fathers were relieved or … Continue reading

October 21, 2016 · 4 Comments

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