L. Lamar Wilson writes of men and rape, survivors and aggressors, in this stark poem.
Justin Jannise explores past and present, inside and outside, in this moving poem of family and uncertainty.
In this poem, MaryLisa DeDomenicis reminds us of a common stereotype and the human need “to distinguish one’s self.”
Like many great poems, Mike Crossley’s piece about a father’s playful challenge to his son can be understood in many ways.
Dakota Garilli’s poem is reminiscent of the old dance between attraction and repulsion–fear of death and fascination with it.
Jarrett Neal reflects on the heartbreak and alcoholism that so often attended black men from “the Jim Crow South” in this searing poem.
Dean Kostos expertly weds form and content in this poem–a villanelle–whose use of refrain and repetition reflects an old man’s movement through time and memory.
There’s nothing quite like a good short poem to punch you in the gut. Joshua Wood’s piece does just that.
Timothy Liu’s look at sex, gay married life, and cruising is both rough and playful, a celebration of lust that almost hits, but narrowly avoids, a kind of sorrow.
Justin Hamm offers his own simple philosophy of thanksgiving and celebration in a poem that will ring true for many.
Lauren Camp’s poem points to the surprise intersection of destruction and tenderness, a place that some men have surely occupied at some point or another.
Sometimes it takes a visual to explain truths the mind can’t accept.
Our intimacy expert, Allana Pratt, tackles a delicate and timely topic: your heart isn’t in it any longer, do you breakup before or after the holiday?
When dad picks up his guitar, this baby shakes, rattles, and rolls his way right into your heart.
If Eric Garner had killed the cop who chocked him, this lawyer would’ve argued self-defense.
Navigating the world of pregnancy photos is tricky business.
Give your family a winter mood boost by going into nature and collecting your own holiday flora
Aaron W. Voyles reflects on the influence of gifts in relationships despite his awkwardness at getting them.
Wai Sallas kicks off our new ‘Friday Sports Dump’ feature: acknowledging the bad, but seeking out the good.
Patrick Sallee admits he’s a thief who steals from his own kids. But in this case, the ends justify the means.
How do we help our sons as they transition from boyhood to manhood?
If you, or someone you know, is in the dark, lonely world that depression takes you to, please read this. You will get through this.
Ira Israel chats with Nicholas Vreeland about the new biographical movie, along with reincarnation, Buddhist philosophy, mindfulness in America, and photography.
You can agree or disagree with his agenda, but it’s pretty clear Barack Obama is having a huge impact on America.
Alexander Yarde knows what’s on his holiday list this year.
You Don’t Know Jack About MS™ was created for people living with multiple sclerosis (MS) and their loved ones by Jack Osbourne, in partnership with Teva Neuroscience.
Is anything inappropriate to wear to class anymore?
Meeghan Mousaw offers insight into how redshirting helps a child to grow socially and intellectually giving the child added confidence to assist with learning.
When you’re ready to take that next step with a woman, think carefully. What you say isn’t always what she hears.