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May 17, 2019

How I know You & I will Fall in Love. ~ Ryan K. Russell


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To own my heart
They must first own lots of books.
Books they have read
Time and time again.

So I know that
They have the patience
To finish what they start.
They do not tire
Of a good thing.


author: Ryan K. Russell

Image: Author's own/Instagram

Image: Author's own/Instagram

Editor: Naomi Boshari

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Bill Winfield May 29, 2019 6:45am

Wow!! Great job

Dwesterfield101 May 22, 2019 3:07pm

Going to be one of my faves!

Andy Sweet May 19, 2019 8:12am

Short and sweet!

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Ryan K. Russell

Ryan K. Russell is a professional football player in the NFL, a published poet, author, and artist. He began writing around the age of seven when he lost his stepfather in a motorcycle accident. He then realized just how little his biological father was truly in his life. Ryan’s mother relocated him from Buffalo, New York to Dallas, Texas where Russell then fell in love with football. Though his love for football was well known and well celebrated he kept embracing, improving, and exploring his first love of writing. Russell graduated from the prestigious Purdue University and was drafted to the Dallas Cowboys. He saw most of his success with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and is excited to apply the same handwork and dedication to his writing. Russell is now a a published poet with Jack Wild publishing, a contributing editor of Barren Magazine, a fiction author, screenwriter, and NFL free agent. Connect with him on Instagram.