Vox Populi

A Public Sphere for Poetry, Politics, and Nature

Denise Levertov: The Ache of Marriage

two by two in the ark of
the ache of it

October 9, 2020 · 2 Comments

Gary Margolis: Ending the War

one morning
in August, she can walk
away from her fury
of pines, and catch
her breath

August 29, 2020 · 3 Comments

Sandra McPherson: Going to See Dr. Jones Out of Loneliness, 1966

You have to get ready
for a more complicated life.
You have to tell him the simple things
don’t know how to put their round heads together.

October 26, 2019 · Leave a comment

John Samuel Tieman: Marriage

that moment when you know
you did this one thing right

April 20, 2019 · Leave a comment

Andrea Hollander: Room to Room

And then I began to muse, the way all of us do who have been let down, betrayed, left to wander room to room, taking a stack of dishtowels from … Continue reading

June 11, 2018 · 1 Comment

Doug Anderson: Waiting for the Marriage Counselor

The skeletal bride and groom in the little glass box. The sugar skulls. Let us love one another and not wake the graveyard with our bickering. How we make war … Continue reading

March 8, 2016 · 2 Comments

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