Well my name is Jonathan Simmons, I love to write poetry and short stories about my journey through life and the many things I go through or that goes through my mind. I am a recovering self mutilator and I love to educate others just about my struggles with self identity and owning who I am as a person. I also want to be a social worker or rehabilitate people who have dealt with similar things that I have in life and help guide them in the right direction. Otherwise I'm 29 and was born and raised in Milwaukee. Life has given me a second chance to better myself here in prison and I regret what I did to get here but I don't regret who I am and how I have managed to overcome things I have faced thus far.
Was he gay for the stay? We met at the intake unit here in the prison, and he happened to be my neighbor’s bunkie. There was something about his energy that pulled me towards him. We talked everyday and it [...]