Vox Populi

A Public Sphere for Poetry, Politics, and Nature

Kristofer Collins: A Poem for Michael Wurster

The only connection I felt to the mills
was to the children of a generation of flayed men
on unemployment, the storefronts boarded…

November 7, 2019 · Leave a comment

Lynn Freehill-Maye, Phillip Pantuso: Return to Nature

Green burials go beyond not polluting or wasting. It’s about people needing and caring for land, conducting life-affirming activities there—including death.

September 19, 2019 · 1 Comment

Rick Campbell: My Uncle’s Hunting Trailer

I don’t remember
pulling the trigger, but the pistol kicked hard,
the air exploded; I missed the can.

May 30, 2019 · Leave a comment

Rick Campbell: Heart of Dependent Arising

She’s rolled into surgery
and as the drugs wash over her
she tries to remember her
Medicine Buddha meditation.

May 4, 2019 · 1 Comment

Rick Campbell: Elegy in a Small Town Churchyard

There are many born again or dreaming of it, another lot wishing their frailty would end. What   if I were smitten today under this dogwood tree, moss dangling in … Continue reading

December 4, 2018 · Leave a comment

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