*** Ben Berman’s first book, Strange Borderlands, won the 2014 Peace Corps Award for Best Book of Poetry and was a finalist for the Massachusetts Book Awards. His second collection, Figuring in the Figure, is forthcoming from Able Muse Press. He has received awards from the New England Poetry Club and fellowships from the Massachusetts Cultural Council and Somerville…
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Our modern society has sexualized (and made a controversy of) events of daily life to the point of ridiculous insanity.
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The journey to finding balance and embracing acceptance.
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Because abuse is never OK, regardless of gender.
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