Alex Gallo-Brown reflects on one man’s acts of violence, and the impact they have had on his life.
An unfortunately-named file attachment carries with it a world of connotations in Ann Clark’s poem about a résumé and aging.
What begins as a simple nostalgic conversation turns into a much deeper emotional reconnection in RG Evans’s poem of male friendship.
Spoon Jackson knows the worst of the prison system, but THE worst thing about prison isn’t about the prisoner.
Angel Garcia’s speaker is “trying to be a good man” even as he finds himself faced with the oldest of temptations.
Mark Ward paints a chilling picture of parental abuse based on gender performance and implied sexual orientation.
If Walt Whitman had lived in a different time, he might’ve written Perry Brass’s celebration of the boy in all of us.
Nicholas Miele takes on that most demanding of poetic forms–the sestina–to pay tribute to his Italian grandmother.
Like the ocean that it features, Matthew Hittinger’s poem alternates between stormy and dreamlike, with little interim warning.
Short, lyrical, and imagistic, Kevin Minh’s poem contains all the compact power of a baby’s heartbeat.
The heart of a man is laid out in Carlton Fisher’s visionary poem of death, dreams, and regret. A must-read for anyone who ever ponders missed opportunities.
Steven Cordova explores male kinship, competition, and the animal nature of desire in this daring poem.
It’s clear that young people are getting caught in the crossfire of the latest round of fighting between Israel and Palestine and the conflict is taking a huge toll on them. And the effects of the war are not just physical.
The impromptu silverware drum solo. All it needs is a round of applause.
In just two weeks Marilyn Weingard’s son Steven is leaving to help a nation at war. Here’s how she made peace with his decision.
Never doubt the power of a teenage guy who loves to do good for the world. Kevin Stonewall may just put an end to colon cancer.
Great sex is not about size, stamina, or technique
Dewaine Farria struggles with how to raise a secular child in a world that bombards them with religious messages.
Looking for a way to keep the kids active and away from the TV screen this summer? Tom Sturges has a few tips for parents.
How Nate Bagley discovered that love is not a weakness.
“When men are unaware of their gender privilege, boundary violations occur,” writes psychologist Sandy Peace.
Jordan Gray says that in order to truly love, it must be unconditional.
While no child is perfect, there is much to learn when it comes to interacting with others and negotiating ongoing and important relationships.
Charles Orlando calls out the folks who say that some guys are just born cheaters who can’t help themselves.
Thomas Fiffer shares a single, simple pitfall that happy people avoid.