“That Question” by Bron Skinner

Bron Skinner Men's Work, Poetry

As part of the 20th Gathering of Men in NC, April 2015, the participants created a ritual space that had five stations as part of the Saturday night events.  As you progressed through the stations you  were asked to reflect …

What Is This “Mythopoetic Thing?”

Larry Sorkin Men's Work, Poetry, Stories

     One of the first things you may encounter when getting acquainted with men’s work is the reference to the “mythopoetic.” This can be either confusing, off-putting or both. You can find the Mythopoetic Men’s Movement  somewhat historically defined …

What Men Carry by Larry Sorkin

Jim Neill Men's Work, Poetry

What Men Carry by Larry Sorkin Toes curled over the edge of a colossal void, eyes closed tight at first light, lips pursed, dreams dissolved in dawn. Were I more courageous, I’d take on the deeper questions. Petty cares are …

“First Time Gathering” by Jim Neill

Jim Neill Men's Work, Poetry

First Time Gathering by Jim Neill   This is a strange! I have no idea what they are doing… “ Creating a Container – Calling the Directions” Guys telling stories and reading poems. What guy reads poetry? Guys talking with …

An Introduction to The Gathering of Men In NC

Larry Sorkin Men's Work, Poetry

  An Introduction to The Gathering of Men In North Carolina Larry Sorkin 7/2015 For over twenty years, seventy or so wonderful men—therapists, lawyers, priests, tradesmen, all walks and ages of life—have been getting together at a scenic camp near …