“Pieces of a Man”: The Power of a Song

There’s a type of stolid veil you’re suppose to put up as a man. Society often treats men and boys as if confidence and aggression are the only legitimate emotions they can display. Other emotions that are softer in denotation become “soft” in connotation. The downside is there is a level of suppression tied to masculinity, coupled with impulse of identity self-defense.

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