Because It Happens to a lot of Us

Rhode Island poet Cathleen Calbert has an essay in The New York Times that discusses the complicated lines we draw between “men” and “boys” and “guys.” The writing turns from comedy to tragedy as the essay unfolds into a memory of childhood molestation. Read the essay here.

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  1. I only took one college course just for myself, and that was Cathleen Calbert’s writing class. Thanks for posting this link, I wouldn’t have wanted to miss this fine essay.

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