Vox Populi

A Public Sphere for Poetry, Politics, and Nature

Adrie Kusserow: War Metaphysics for a Sudanese Girl

  For Aciek Arok Deng I leave the camp, unable to breathe, . me Freud girl, after her interior, she “Lost Girl,” after my purse, . her face: dark as … Continue reading

February 11, 2019 · 16 Comments

Alice Friman: At the Gates

Paris in June and we are in love. Delacroix, wine, late nights at the Louvre. Liberté, Égalité, Fraternité. And each and every morning Camembert and apricot confiture on a hunk … Continue reading

March 28, 2016 · Leave a comment

Video: Kenneth Branagh reading “Anthem for Doomed Youth” by Wilfred Owen

Written in 1916 when Owen was a patient at Craiglockhart War Hospital in Edinburgh recovering from shell shock. The poem is a lament for young soldiers whose lives were lost in … Continue reading

January 26, 2015 · Leave a comment

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