Vox Populi

A curated webspace for Poetry, Politics, and Nature. Over 16,000 daily subscribers. Over 7,000 archived posts.

Brett Wilkins: US Lawmakers Call on Biden to End US Taxpayer Support of Israeli Human Rights Violations

“Each year, the U.S. funnels billions of tax dollars to the Israeli government, funding obscene human rights violations,” said Rep. Cori Bush, who signed the letter. “We must stop funding Israeli apartheid.”

April 17, 2023 · 5 Comments

Video: Suheir Hammad | Poems of war, peace, women, power

Poet Suheir Hammad performs two spine-tingling spoken-word pieces: Wait for the astonishing line: “Do not fear what has blown up. If you must, fear the unexploded.”

April 14, 2023 · 9 Comments

Naomi Shihab Nye: Blood

Homeless fig, this tragedy with a terrible root
is too big for us. What flag can we wave?
I wave the flag of stone and seed,
table mat stitched in blue.

February 19, 2023 · 17 Comments

Lena Khalaf Tuffaha: Lullaby

We want things smaller than we know.
A vessel strong enough
to lift you into tomorrow,

May 14, 2021 · 1 Comment

Angele Ellis: In Lebanon, 2000 June

It was the summer the Israelis withdrew, leaving
behind
a landmined no-man’s-land of phosphorus orange groves,
blighted with white like the kingdom of the Snow Queen.

September 16, 2020 · 4 Comments

Abby Zimet: Resist, My People, Resist Them — Poetry Is Not A Crime, Except For Palestinians

¬† ¬†Tatour in court with her attorney. Reuters photo . After what critics called “a hollow charade of a trial” and “theater of the absurd,” an Israeli court Thursday convicted … Continue reading

May 4, 2018 · Leave a comment

Rafeef Ziadah: “We Teach Life, Sir.”

Rafeef Ziadah is a Canadian-Palestinian spoken word artist and activist. Her debut CD Hadeel is dedicated to Palestinian youth, who still fly kites in the face of F16 bombers, who … Continue reading

July 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

Enter your email address to follow Vox Populi and receive new posts by email.

Join 16,092 other subscribers

Blog Stats

  • 4,683,546 hits

Archives