Manly Men and the Men Who Man Them (Call for Submissions)

Who are the men in your life who have helped make you a better man?

This Little Boy’s First Plane Ride With His Big Brother Will Give You All The Feels

Spoiler alert: it’s pretty adorable.

The Elemental Brotherhood Men’s Retreat

During our event you will enjoy a unique opportunity to experience brotherhood, in an atmosphere of relaxation, magic and adventure.

A Sister’s Death, A Brother’s Pain

Pain from death is an open wound that constantly bleeds.

Rest Easy My Brother

Learning about the loss of a good friend through Facebook is rough. But for one, it triggered a necessary change.

Call for Submissions: My Everyday Hero

Do you have an everyday hero? The guy you can count on no matter what?

My Brother, My Hero

He was her hero long before they lost their other two brothers, but now he is even more so.

Chimney Swifts

Seldom does one see a coming-of-age story as stark and as inventive as Marc Frazier’s award-winning poem.

The Greatest Wedding Toast Ever Interupted by a Major Blooper

Wait for it.

Macaroni N Cheese

Sometimes, the secrets we take to our grave are ones we should have shared.

After 50 Years, I Sent Back My College Fraternity Pin

“I felt better after purging my memory of the sham and false brotherhood.”

What Death and Tragedy Taught Me About Living Life

I asked the FBI agent if my brother was okay. What happened next changed our lives. — There is an audio version at the end. The phone rang and woke me up. It was 4 am in the morning, but I still answered. It was an FBI agent. He said, “Ted, we found your brother and your family […]

The Day My Daughters Found Out That I Cry

When confronted with the reality that his dog was dying only weeks after the loss of his brother-in-law, Brian Gawlak was shocked to learn his three daughters had never seen him cry.

Dear Divorced Parents, Could Divorce Make Your Kids Lives Better?

An adult child of divorce faces the facts that good did come out of it for this man and his brother.

Brotherlove

Maura Alia Badji’s poem about a sister, a brother, and a jock strap is funny and, in a surprising way, tender.

After Visiting My Brother in Prison

Justin Jannise explores past and present, inside and outside, in this moving poem of family and uncertainty.