"Masculinity" by Michael Webb

"Masculinity" by Michael Webb

My belief system about masculinity was to show no fear, fight, fight, fight, and men don’t cry. I lived this from adolescence into my early adult years and while incarcerated. This helped me to survive, so I thought. No matter how reckless or angry I was, there was something inside of me that felt incomplete. The feelings of guilt and shame led me to search for a transformation within myself.

States of Incarceration

States of Incarceration

Written by Parker Boeing.

Free Verse has been collaborating with a class at the University of Montana along with the Humanities Action Lab since August. Together, the goal is to create a project by the end of the semester that will raise awareness about Mass Incarceration.

Interview with Liana Imam

Interview with Liana Imam

“That’s something really special about that space, and that’s something that’s made me love it so much, just how open and raw and ready the students there are.”