Kris Bigalk moves from the earthbound to the cosmic in this devastatingly beautiful lyric poem.
Tina Cane performs a sleight-of-hand in this quirky poem, gliding between Brooklyn, France, and two different kinds of relationships.
Poetry Editor Charlie Bondhus has nominated the following six poems for Sundress Press’s 2015 “Best of the Net” awards. Read and enjoy!
This companion piece to her earlier-published poem, “Shepherd,” finds Heid E. Erdrich again using the lyric to explore–and question–marital devotion.
By turns wistful, by turns puckish, David Bergman’s tribute to gay adult film of yesteryear is a fun twist on the language of nostalgia.
Lois Roma-Deeley offers an enigmatic look at a husband and a wife who have lived lives “no one thought practical.”
Nora Meiners writes as the white mother of a biracial son, reflecting on black male bodies and the perils that attend them.
Faced with a racist pickup line, the speaker of Jia Oak Baker’s poem chooses playfulness over outrage.
Acupuncture can deliver better moods, health and virility.
The tragic death of Mr. Anthony Riley was the catalyst for a worldwide collaboration to promote suicide prevention and mental health care. — As the late June day turned into early night, a group of[Read More…]
Farts are often a source of discomfort and embarrassment, so why do they double as an inspiration for humor, even literary beauty?
Happiness depends on what affects your perceptions. Timing is essential, and space in our lives is relative.
We all need to achieve a balance between responsibility, pleasure, and pain—but we get to it from different directions: people on the front lines of the struggle have to keep their heads from going up in flames; privileged people like me have to keep their heads out of the sand.
Today was a day when the Snake Eagles and Black Kites decided to make the perilous sea crossing to Africa.
And you can too. Read their thoughts and ideas here. Join the conversation on our Facebook Page. Submit your own articles. Together, we are raising the bar as to what it takes to be a father.
The depth of a man’s love and care doesn’t always show up in the palms of his hands.
I first read “Young Man With a Horn” when I was 10. I read it again at 12. At 14. At 22. Every few few years it still gives me a pleasurable evening. You don’t have to love jazz or the Jazz Age to adore this book, you just have to love a great story that gives you a movie you make as you read.
Spending, refueling, and being conscious of your energy levels will make you a better husband and father.
The day my whole life changed was when my father was jailed for the second time.
Money and success are the results of prosperity, but they don’t determine it.
Active families need active solutions to the inevitable encounters with poison ivy.
Jed Diamond can’t think of anything more important for the peace and well-being of the world than deepening the dialogue of what it means to be a good man.