Vox Populi

A Public Sphere for Poetry, Politics, and Nature

Christina Rossetti: The Plague

‘Listen, the last stroke of death’s noon has struck—
The plague is come,’ a gnashing Madman said…

April 10, 2020 · Leave a comment

Anne Fishel: Stuck at home with your partner? Look to retirees for how to make it work

Being stuck with your partner 24/7 may leave you pondering the expression “for better or worse, but not for breakfast, lunch and dinner.”

April 7, 2020 · Leave a comment

George Monbiot: A Zombie Love Story

All over the world, mutual aid groups have blossomed where governments have failed, as people support each other through the pandemic.

April 6, 2020 · Leave a comment

Deena November: Social Distance Pro

I create ambitious color coded schedules for
my hyper children during a pandemic but they are jumping in puddles, tracking mud all over the house and eating popcorn off the living room rug.

March 25, 2020 · Leave a comment

Video: The Italians Making Music on Balconies Under Coronavirus Quarantine | The New Yorker

Italians have now been at home for nine days, and, from Bologna to Rome, they have invited their neighbors to engage in what they call a “Flash Mob Sonoro,” or a sound flash mob.

March 21, 2020 · 6 Comments

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