Vox Populi

A Public Sphere for Poetry, Politics, and Nature

Andrea Hollander: Pleasure

Because yesterday I lay fully dressed alone on my bed listening to the sweet-tempered yatter of rain I’d longed for all summer, a sound that continued for hours against the … Continue reading

August 27, 2018 · 1 Comment

Video: Haoma

Haoma is the Avestan name of a plant and its divinity, both of which play a role in Zoroastrian doctrine and in later Persian culture and mythology. Directed by Matthieu Deltour, … Continue reading

June 21, 2015 · 2 Comments

Jenne’ Andrews: Intrepid Eye, Majestic World

. How beautiful the eyeball, flecked with the residual color of the terrain—nightfall in the blue canyons, goldenrod selvage of sea cliff. Sun-kissed– the amplitude of the turning earth. It … Continue reading

May 23, 2015 · 1 Comment

Jim Stewart: Birthing a Day

Originally posted on The Blue Hour:
You can hear the ocean early in the morning from here, this house hunkered on the hill, the back side of Soledad Mountain. Mexico…

December 31, 2014 · Leave a comment

Djelloul Marbrook: The Bridge

A small creek feeds our pond, as well as underground springs, and a bridge spans the creek from the rear of our barn to a bog. Over time the bridge … Continue reading

November 17, 2014 · 1 Comment

Let’s Hear It for Ball-Busting Poetry About a World Men Have Ruined!

Let’s have dangerous, trouble-making, side-sinister, cantankerous, mean poetry. Let`s have pure-damn evil poetry. Looking out my kitchen window, having watched a red-tailed hawk stoop and carry off a baby rabbit, … Continue reading

August 4, 2014 · 2 Comments

Video: The Elephant’s Garden

From Australian animator Felix Colgrave,  a beautiful film about the balance of nature.

July 29, 2014 · Leave a comment

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