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.
Warren Blumenfeld wants to know who is uncomfortable in whose skin? (Here’s a hint, it is not Warren!)
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.
So let’s go with the flow
There’s a fine line between fun and terrifying indeed.
The SPCA says “Dogs this smart deserve a home.” How about a paycheck?
We’ve long been told to seize the day, but Luke Davis thinks it’s time to challenge the monsters that live in the dark and reclaim the night as well.
Asking yourself, “where is the hope in today’s world?” Check out this 2 minute video from a guy who has had enough of violence against women, and then share it
From an eating disorder, to relationship fears, this helped Hilary Lauren turn life’s mountains into molehills.
For those who attempt to navigate the labyrinth of law and court
More than a few Christian pastors call for horrific treatment of LGBT people including shame, ostracism, psychiatric abuse and even death. One woman walks into their churches and confronts them face to face. This is her story.
This is no Hallmark card cutesy advice. These are real 40-plus guys sharing the things that have actually made their lives better.
Bryan Reeves has a vaccine for jealousy. Inoculate yourself now, before it sickens your relationship.
How one white guy’s perspective on race in the USA changed from Ferguson to Jefferson City
Why victim-blaming is perfectly natural, even though it’s not necessary or perfectly OK.
Maybe Christmas joy doesn’t come from “doing it right,” but from turning things around when you feel like everything is going wrong.
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.