I have to admit, we (men) are fucked up. Be it at home, work, playing field, you name it, we pound our chest, stamp our feet and insist on our presence in this world. Is it any wonder that the world is as it is? Arguably, it would be a different place if our egos were more balanced. In spite of this, there is hope. There are countless men who defy the false paradigms of what ‘makes a man a man’ taking it upon themselves to critically reflect on & analyze their place in a deeply sexist, racist, classist and alienating society.
Here are a few odes to the catastrophic force of nature, the male ego (the female ego I will deal with at a later time–I can’t let you off the hook!)