Vox Populi

A Public Sphere for Poetry, Politics, and Nature

Molly Fisk: Firmament

Daylight and darkness are real, and seasons,
but everything else is a story…

December 2, 2019 · 1 Comment

Video: The Work That Makes All Other Work Possible

Activist Ai-Jen Poo shares her efforts to secure equal rights and fair wages for domestic workers and explains how we can all be inspired by them. “Think like a domestic worker who shows up and cares no matter what,” she says.

July 28, 2019 · 1 Comment

Anne Lamott: Notes on Hope

I thought such awful thoughts that I cannot even say them out loud because they would make Jesus want to drink gin straight out of the cat dish.

March 3, 2019 · 2 Comments

Jean Vanier: On Love and Community

I am struck by how sharing our weakness and difficulties is more nourishing to others than sharing our qualities and successes. — Many people are good at talking about what … Continue reading

December 11, 2016 · 1 Comment

Jean Vanier: Becoming Human

Loneliness is a taste of death. No wonder some people who are desperately lonely lose themselves in mental illness or violence to forget the inner pain. ― Every child, every … Continue reading

October 16, 2016 · 1 Comment

Judi Mitchell: How to be Wise

[At Vox Populi we specialize in exposing problems and proposing solutions, but our friend Judi Mitchell points out that it may be more important to be wise than to be right. … Continue reading

July 23, 2016 · Leave a comment

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