Alex Steed looks back at his younger years and wishes he’d done a few things differently.
Korrin Bishop was determined to take a solo weeklong kayaking trip in the Everglades. She reflects on the courage it took for her dad, and how his understanding and vulnerability allowed her to become a braver person.
Number 3 — Save your salutes for the very few people that actually deserve them.
This poem from Joshua Martin is a work of rare power and honesty.
“It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson
I’ll cut my hair when the hair when the war is over
Quentin Lucas explores storytelling’s roll in his journey into manhood.
Brad Scott’s youngest child just started kindergarten. This rite of passage was not an easy one for him. Here is the reason why.
Laura Foley captures the pain of being a mother unable to help an adult son in this stark poem.
Do you lecture your kids? Mike Berry and his wife did, until they found another way to get through–that works!
Brent Almond reflects on his sons impending independence and continued need for support as a kindergarten student.
Facing your quarter-life crisis or in your early 20’s? Here are 25 awesome things to do by the time you’re 25.
A boy crosses the threshold to manhood in Joy Ladin’s poem, but he’s not the only one who has changed.
Douglas Luman considers boyhood and the difficulties of growing up in this “sourced poem.”