Patrick Roche – “21” (6 Million Views!)

“I come up with a theory that my father started drinking again because maybe he found out that I’m gay. Like if he could make everything else blurry maybe somehow I’d look straight.”

Congratulations to Patrick on topping SIX MILLION VIEWS on this incredible poem. Check out more from Patrick here and here.

Come see Patrick Roche perform in Minneapolis, MN, June 2-3 for the 2017 Rustbelt Poetry Festival, hosted by Button Poetry! Tickets are now available!

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