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2020-07-10T10:47:27-04:00My Crime|

He Says He’s Innocent. Do You Believe Him?

Let's be clear RIGHT from the start, I am an innocent man. Like 110% innocent. I know, everyone in prison says they are innocent, they say it so often and persistently that it holds no meaning, and if you really are innocent, no one believes you.
2020-02-06T20:25:11-05:00Bizarre or Funny|

Transitions: Boy to Girl

Dani H. Harris [paypal_donation_button align="right"]By Dani Harris “Where did you make-up?” SGT. Holmes asked. I played stupid. “Make-up? What Make-up? I don’t have any because I can’t buy it on commissary.” SGT. Holmes did this thing with his finger [...]

2020-01-27T23:29:40-05:00Hope & Change|

Time and Experience

[paypal_donation_button align="right"]By Victor Davis Approximately, nineteen years ago, while I was a teenager attempting to navigate alone through the obstacles of life, I did not have the parental influence needed to aid me through the various developmental stages I encountered. Like [...]

2020-08-19T18:58:07-04:00Bizarre or Funny|

I Hate Pretzels

"Eat the salt!" "Eat the salt!" "Eat the salt!" The chant was getting louder and gaining steam. There was no way out. I asked myself "How do I get into these things?" But I knew the answer. Men are idiots, especially [...]

2020-12-17T11:22:36-05:00Hope & Change|

Dying Inside, Living Outside

Each time I look outside, I die further. Through the steel of my cage, I see into the distance--the cars flowing on the daylight highway, and the flames above it at night.  I look up at the sky, the only physical [...]