I’m excited for you to start your next chapter. There are many opportunities available to you now that won’t be available at any other time in your life.
Pepper Trail’s poem is a striking meditation on the impermanence of the interrelated natural and human worlds.
A man reflects on his father’s militant discipline and why he believes it made him a better man.
A father reflects on his changing relationship with his growing daughter in Benjamin Myers’s tender poem.
Army veteran and GMP favorite Dwight Gray shares a winning poem on war, socialization, and one boy’s path to soldierhood.
I find myself talking to friends who have already done this stage of parenting and telling them, “I’m not gonna be able to do this.”
Joy Ladin employs a stark, visceral metaphor in this account of an unforgettable childhood lesson.
As a person, parent, adult, or worker–what don’t you believe in, hold to, or trust anymore?
Sean Swaby reflects on what it means to take what you are given and make something out of it.
Dean Kostos uses the tight repetition of the ghazal form to create a powerful meditation on boyhood and growth.
Much can be learned from detritus. For Stephen Scott Whitaker, the dump is where children can “study the worst of us.”
Why are dads more likely to see the value in a business conference than they are in a parenting conference?
A lot of focus is put on men as husbands, fathers and children. But let’s not forget the important role that men play as brothers.