Drown Them Again

Regrets drown themselves in moments. Fear from exes sowed to your heart, jagged scars, purple bruises like violets, over watered with tequila. So much of your pain is gasping, wounds on your body, secret poems. Pungent smells of rotting corpses, stacked too high to burn. So drown them. Throw them in the ocean of ignorant…

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Poetry In Motion

The grace of his dance swelled my chest with pride, and I fought back tears as his passion filled the room. A few weeks ago, my boyfriend, Corey O'Brien, and I had an idea of pure genius. Something that seemed trendy yet new, relatable yet severely personal, and a project that brought together our life…

Corey & Russ

After publicly coming out and becoming the only active NFL player to identify as LGBTQ, I've gained the attention of the masses. Most of the attention has centered around support, queer visibility in sports, inclusion, equality, and freedom. In the ocean of positive feedback and attention is a few drops of what I would call,…