Vox Populi

A Public Sphere for Poetry, Politics, and Nature

Kayla Sargeson: In this place

At 7:30 am the sun’s already hot on my bare back. East Carson’s nearly empty. I want to say “my East Carson,” but I’ve learned not to claim what’s not … Continue reading

January 30, 2017 · Leave a comment

Kayla Sargeson: Keeping my Dick in My Pants

I’m inside the Atwood Street Mini Mart, staring at the selection of fudge pops in the cooler when a guy walks up, bends down to my ear says “I live … Continue reading

January 10, 2017 · Leave a comment

Kayla Sargeson: Frying Pierogies on a Monday Night

How many women have stood like me, in their underwear, flipping potato-filled dough in a frying pan, a man on the brain? I’d never admit to liking the sizzle, the … Continue reading

December 12, 2016 · Leave a comment

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