Football is Not War

Do not cry, mother, for football is not war. We do not carry arms against the less fortunate Or shoot amongst the crowd And the divided sides are not nations But boys that thought playing a game Made them men. Do not cry, mother. Football is not war.   Yelling men, beer overflowing, we enter…

Finding a Love that will make you Grow

Not very often do young men write about love. Even less so do young men write about finding the right kind of love. The kind of love that makes you want to be a better man. The world we live in today is sexualized and desensitized. However, there are old souls among us. Young men…

Instagram Book Giveaway Contest

Memorial Weekend I was inspired to connect with my followers and show my appreciation for their support. All things considered, my following, readers, and supports have come largely from my Instagram account. What better way to celebrate my supports by having a Book Giveaway Contest! The Rules The instructions for the contest were simple, straightforward,…

My First Poetry Book

Prison or Passion Prison or Passion is a collection of vulnerable and eloquent poems from R.K. Russell, who has started and played in the NFL since 2015, for the Dallas Cowboys and Tampa Bay Buccaneers. With bare honesty, walloping punchlines, and endearing flare, Prison or Passion captures the struggles of being a young boy without a father, and…