An Open Letter to My Long-Term Now Ex-Girlfriend on her Wedding Day


Life takes us to places we sometimes don’t understand. But that doesn’t mean we can’t accept it.

Love: Worth all the Trouble


Be fair to yourself in the ways of love and loss

You Don’t Have to Cry to be an Emotional Man

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Buddy Wakefield is demolishing notions of what an emotional man can be—one poem at a time.

Life Is a Lesson, Not a Test


Here’s to the girl who made me the man I am today.

The Trauma of Lost Love


The U.S. has left Iraq, but Iraq has not left one U.S. soldier, writes veteran Justin Cliburn.