Vox Populi

A Public Sphere for Poetry, Politics, and Nature

Warsan Shire: Home

no one leaves home unless
home is the mouth of a shark

December 21, 2019 · 4 Comments

Video: Warsan Shire — Young Poet Laureate for London 2013-14

In her personal London Story, the latest of her commissions as part of her role as Young Poet Laureate for London, Warsan Shire uses the city as the backdrop for an exploration of her feelings of falling in love.

July 13, 2019 · Leave a comment

Video: Ugly

but God,
doesn’t she wear
the world well.

June 23, 2019 · 1 Comment

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