Vox Populi

A Public Sphere for Poetry, Politics, and Nature

Peter Makuck: Two Poems

Mockingbirds converse
With a catchy song outside
My study window

May 21, 2020 · 3 Comments

Peter Makuck: Seniors

mocking with an ache
that comes with leafdrop, woodsmoke,
and those shots of bourbon that ease
not a thing

February 15, 2020 · Leave a comment

Peter Makuck: Grackles

But after a few minutes
they become bold and
like dark thoughts
return

November 26, 2019 · Leave a comment

Peter Makuck: After Work

I’m sorry,she said, but you look
just like my father. He died last month.
She found her cellphone
and showed me a photo that looked
as if I’d taken a selfie.

September 3, 2019 · 1 Comment

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