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Where Men Win Glory: The Odyssey of Pat Tillman

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Joining the National Guard

Started this discussion. Last reply by Trey Oct 2, 2009. 35 Replies

Favorite Manly Poems

Started this discussion. Last reply by Alan Andrews Jul 8, 2013. 212 Replies

 

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Alan Andrews replied to Christian's discussion Favorite Manly Poems
"Like that one, Tim."
Jul 8, 2013
Jonathan Paul Riggs replied to Christian's discussion Favorite Manly Poems
"Quote by Tecumseh (As heard/seen in the movie "Act of Valor) So live your life that the fear of death can never enter your heart. Trouble no one about their religion; respect others in their view, and demand that they respect yours. Love your…"
Jul 5, 2013
Bofur the dwarf replied to Christian's discussion Favorite Manly Poems
"Thinking If you think you are beaten, you are; If you think you dare not, you don't. If you'd like to win, but think you can't It's almost a cinch you won't. If you think you'll lose, you've lost, For out in…"
Jul 5, 2013
Tim replied to Christian's discussion Favorite Manly Poems
"A great children's poem (suitable for grown-up men as well) The Little Boy and the Old Man by Shel Silverstein Said the little boy, "Sometimes I drop my spoon." Said the little old man, "I do that too." The little boy…"
Jul 5, 2013
John Higgins replied to Christian's discussion Favorite Manly Poems
"Vitai Lampada There's a breathless hush in the Close to-night Ten to make and the match to win A bumping pitch and a blinding light, An hour to play and the last man in. And it's not for the sake of a ribboned coat, Or the selfish hope of…"
Jul 4, 2013
Richard White replied to Christian's discussion Favorite Manly Poems
"The Law of the Jungle  Rudyard Kipling Now this is the Law of the Jungle -- as old and as true as the sky;And the Wolf that shall keep it may prosper, but the Wolf that shall break it must die. As the creeper that girdles the…"
Jul 3, 2013
Shane Browning replied to Christian's discussion Favorite Manly Poems
"I didn't see this one posted. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening BY ROBERT FROST Whose woods these are I think I know.His house is in the village though;He will not see me stopping hereTo watch his woods fill up with snow. My little horse…"
Jul 1, 2013
Alan Andrews replied to Christian's discussion Favorite Manly Poems
"Great stuff."
Jul 1, 2013
Neil H replied to Christian's discussion Favorite Manly Poems
"Riflemen Form!Alfred Lord TennysonThere is a sound of thunder afar, Storm in the south that darkens the day, Storm of battle and thunder of war, Well, if it do not roll our way. Form! form! Riflemen form! Ready, be ready to meet the storm! Riflemen,…"
Jul 1, 2013
Alan Andrews replied to Christian's discussion Favorite Manly Poems
"Service is great! "
Jul 1, 2013
Vytautas replied to Christian's discussion Favorite Manly Poems
"Damn I just reposted this poem... nearly three years too late!"
Jun 29, 2013
Will replied to Christian's discussion Favorite Manly Poems
"One of the things I notice (and value) about the company of men is straight talk.  Another thing I value is courage.  This poem is about both. "Tired of Speaking Sweetly" -- by Sufi poet Hafiz   Love wants to reach out and…"
Jun 28, 2013
Jonathan Gerber replied to Christian's discussion Favorite Manly Poems
"Someday, when I decide to jump into a relationship with a lady, I'm totally pulling out some e.e. cummings! I agree with you; cummings really knew how to tow that fine line when making love poetry where it's earthy and beautiful yet not…"
Jun 28, 2013
Vytautas replied to Christian's discussion Favorite Manly Poems
"mr youse needn't be so spry concernin questions arty each has his tastes but as for i i likes a certain party gimme the he-man's solid bliss for youse ideas i'll match youse a pretty girl who naked is is worth a million statues"
Jun 28, 2013
Jonathan Gerber replied to Christian's discussion Favorite Manly Poems
"Poe didn't write many poems, but the ones he did write definitely put him in my top favorite poets of all time! As a musician, I relish his sense of rhythm and pulse. He makes fantastic use of repetition to intensify a mood, most usually a…"
Jun 28, 2013
Jonathan Gerber replied to Christian's discussion Favorite Manly Poems
"I, like you, find comfort in the "what if you're wrong?" angle of this poem! One line that always sticks in my head is "In the room the women come and go/ Talking of Michelangelo." It has such a beautiful and…"
Jun 28, 2013

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At 10:59pm on August 12, 2009, Brett McKay said…
Hey Christian and welcome! Yeah, it's a nice mix here of serious and fun. And everyone here is really cool. Definitely an upstanding bunch of men. Look forward to seeing you around here.
At 12:51pm on August 10, 2009, Will said…
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Welcome to the AoM Community. We're glad you're here.
 
 
 

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