Gary Percesepe learned the hard way that sometimes love means letting her go.
Gary Percesepe is Associate Editor at BLIP Magazine (formerly Mississippi Review) and serves on the Board of Advisors at Fictionaut. His short stories, poems, essays, reviews, and interviews have been widely published in Mississippi Review, Antioch Review, Westchester Review, Rumpus, Pank, Word Riot, Necessary Fiction, Metazen, elimae, Moon Milk Review, and other places. He has a story in Sex Scene: An Anthology, and two other stories appear in anthologies by Red Hen Press. He is the author of four books in philosophy, numerous short stories and poems, and an epistolary novel with Susan Tepper, What May Have Been: Letters of Jackson Pollock and Dori G, (Cervana Barva Press) which was recently entered for a Pulitzer Prize. He just completed his second novel, Leaving Telluride, set in Telluride, Colorado.
My father always used to say, “Close only counts in horseshoes and golf.” What about life? In this weekend’s story, a man still in love with his ex-wife drops in on her at a bar.
Today marks the 50th anniversary of the first publication of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s “Letter from Birmingham Jail.”
An AIDS activist, a Christian missionary, a wilderness first responder, and a revolutionary rock star… Premium Members talk to four men who’ve made it their lives’ work to help other people, and how any of us can be prepared to take action in a crisis.
Every Wednesday in Hartford’s Bushnell Park, a barber sets up shop to give free haircuts to anyone who wants one—the homeless to longtime clients all pay the same fee: one hug.
One “ragtag group of ruffians” with a mission plus a global community make Upworthy.com a social media site that makes a difference.
Documentary makers seek UK family for an immersive experience. We are looking for parents of young boys who don’t adhere to social stereotypes.
Spoon Jackson writes, “I believe art is waiting to come out when allowed the room to flow up.”
“The Future belongs to crowds,” said Don DeLillo. Aaron Gilbreath is embarking on a project to document that future in a new book, “Crowded.”
When destruction threatens our ability to hope, gratitude is a balm.
After his father was declared an enemy of the state in Uganda, his family fled. Now a successful consultant and men’s group leader, Kenny D’Cruz continues to heal from a life marked by persecution and mental illness.
How hateful is your section of the country? Twitter provides the answer.
Take a look at how many people have enough drinking water or how many know how to read in this stylish infographic.
These are comments by David May and Rick on the post “For The Love Of God, Please Stop Saying ‘Bromance’”.
This Comment of the Day was by wellokaythen on the post How We Can Improve Sex Ed for Boys?
Adam DeVine stars in this hilarious cop show spoof about a duo that track down dudes that have neglected to properly manscape their nether regions.
Do you know the way to your own heart? Men who cook and write wanted.
It’s not exactly criminal. So why do you hide the source of your joy?
Sometimes, what makes us do evil is easier to understand than the reasons why we choose to do good.