Jerry Metcalf

Contributing Writer

Posts by Jerry Metcalf:

2020-06-04T11:37:32-04:00Hope & Change|

Why Prison Volunteers Change Lives

Throughout my 23 years of incarceration, many people have had a positive influence on my life, but none more so than the courageous volunteers who selflessly pour into American prisons each and every day, whether it be for religious purposes, substance [...]

2020-06-04T11:14:50-04:00Daily Survival|

How Art Saves My Life in Prison

There are two main emotions every convict locked away in America is forced to cope with during his incarceration: Anger, and Loneliness. Anger at the situation we've somehow brought crashing down upon ourselves, and anger at a system that refuses to [...]

2020-02-06T19:53:49-05:00Fellow Inmates|

A Rare Act of Kindness in Prison

[paypal_donation_button align="right"]By Jerry Metcalf The other day, while walking down the hallway here in my prison housing unit, I noticed something odd lying on the floor. I stooped to examine it, and for the life of me I couldn't figure out [...]