Vox Populi

A Public Sphere for Poetry, Politics, and Nature

Jason Irwin: We Watched the Lights

You hardly touched your food.
Down to fifty-eight pounds
at your last check-up.
Yet, your hair was still beautiful…

June 25, 2020 · Leave a comment

Miriam Levine: On the Steps of the Miami Beach Cinematheque

Soon I’d be eighty. My hip ached,
the thumb he kissed bent with arthritis.
His scent was lime, and the nape
of his neck smooth as summer jade.

July 20, 2019 · 5 Comments

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