Small towns can hide secrets, as they do in Scott Hightower’s poem.
The poem “Determination” is from Elvis Alves book Bitter Melon. The video is directed by Georgina Bobb.
Nica Cornell writes boldly on genitalia and the human beings attached to them, expertly engaging both the private and the planetary.
Much like in a marriage, simplicity and directness are virtues in Telaina Eriksen’s wry, tender poem.
In this touching, relatable poem, Jessica Server offers some sympathy to those boys whose “deep phobia of dancing” keeps them from getting close to the women they pine after.
The study of humanities ignores living people. Mikhail Epstein calls out for a new humanities that seeks to transform the human condition.
In this excerpt, Eric Norris writes about an awkward, thoughtful conversation with his Japanese-American boyfriend, both men recalling their fathers’ roles in World War II.
To kick off National Poetry Month, Poetry Editor Charlie Bondhus writes about poetry’s role in “the unacknowledged world” and invites all readers to consider their own “moments of being.”
Jeff Oaks evokes the late-night loneliness of television in a dark room, and the sense that something has been lost.
Teresa Mei Chuc sheds light on the violence of war, reflecting on the pencil’s–and the missile’s–ability to both write history and erase it.
Michael Amity notes that even one of our greatest thinkers blundered.
Watch those two guys jump off the worlds tallest building, Tower Burj Khalifa in Dubai.
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Jerry Stocking realized that too many of us keep ourselves from having a good time… So he printed himself up a license for happiness.
We have a lot of voices on GMP. Is yours getting heard?
Ben Stich knows you love your kids more than you hate your ex. Here’s how you can show it.
“I was almost killed by men with shotguns, on a raft, down a river.” Sounds like the start of a blues song to us.
Pete Louison tells passes along sage advice to his twenty-something year old kids who are about to enter the workforce.
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