Daryl Muranaka remarks on how quickly an everyday situation can turn into a test of machismo.
At 31, I wanted to own it; but now, at 41, I find that I want to know it again.
Social justice poet Brian Crandall gives us a glimpse at depression and suicide among active and retired military personnel.
Social justice poet Brian Crandall contemplates the perspective of a victim of police brutality
R.G. Evans’s poem is a rough look at how race divides the poor.
Ted Cruz proves he is just another typical politician.
Pepper Trail reports some quiet insights arrived at in the natural world.
Practicing authentic masculinity doesn’t make perfect. But when James Gummer added meditation, he made peace.
Empathetic poet Brian Crandall offers another poem depicting the pain and suffering of fellow humans.
Krista Genevieve Farris shares one of those odd parenting moments.
The electricity of the living and the dying churns through Dwight Gray’s poem.
I’m not embarrassed, really.
Todd Davis writes of rural drug use, familial strife, and how teen boys support each other.
If a black body is murdered by the police in the middle of the night and there’s no one there to hear it, can you even blame the police?
No matter what you believe, this is a fun poem.
Darius Stewart reconsiders life and love, things had and things lost, in this searching poem.