The Launch Pad is a randomized series of new stories. –some poems, some prose, some both. These works in progress imagine the Launch of Luv ’til It Hurts as a point of departure to consider the prospective, imagined and re-imagined legacies of the HIV/AIDS pandemic in some future time.
Poet, writer, activist, and conceptual artist Brad Walrond.
Brad’s multi-disciplinary work explores the nexus between virtual reality, identity formation and human consciousness at the intersection of race, gender, sex, and desire. His first collection of poems and prose entitled: “Every Where Alien,” will be published later this year by Moore Black Press. You can find out more at www.bradwalrond.com and follow him @bradwalrond on Facebook and Instagram.
Brad is also debuting ‘da Boogie Down’, a suite of poems, including:
Luv ‘Til It Hurts was formally launched October 27, 2018 at the historic LGBTQ Center in New York City. In keeping with Luv ‘til it Hurts stated mission, ‘’to be a porous container, it aspires to ‘hold’ people together long enough for essential introductions and exchange ideas’’ for me at the time of this writing,…