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In equal balance justly weighed

Slouching toward Democracy

Where have all the wise men gone?

By Populist Demand

When urban and rural voters went separate ways

Emily Osborne is a researcher, translator and poet. She has published translations of Old English and Old Norse verse in academic journals and books, and taught medieval literature, poetics and rhetoric at the University of Cambridge and the University of British Columbia. Her poetry first appeared in Symposium and is forthcoming in Pulp Literature. She was runner-up for Eyewear Publishing’s first Fortnight Prize for best poem 2017. She is reading All the Little Live Things by Wallace Stegner, a translation of The Narrow Road to the Deep North by Matsuo Basho and The Children of Green Knowe by Lucy M. Boston.

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