My book is a raw and revealing look at the ways
in which society pressures young males to grow
up to become men.
I remember being an eighteen year-old freshman, anxious and excited to step out on my own, struggling to carve out my place in the world. I had finally…
On Saturday, a man shot 8 people at the Eaton Centre in downtownToronto. At a mall I’ve visited many times in a city I love dearly.
This past February, a man shot 3 people half a block from my apartment inBrooklyn.
I wish these were two isolated examples.
I wish I didn’t have too many to list.
It is time to break the cycle of violence amongst men. Today. Here. Right now.
I am incredibly proud to share this collaboration with Jeff Perera and Dennis Lieu based on a poem I wrote…
Watch it. Share it.
Let’s start something.
“How to Fight” by Carlos Andrés Gómez
THIS TUMBLR PAGE IS AN ARCHIVE OF CARLOS’ POEMS & VIDEOS.
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