Taking The Edge Off Prison Life

    The following poem was written back in June of 1996. Back then I was a drug using, drug selling, violent little badass. I was at Walla Walla, living with Mikey and Jeff. When we were using drugs and smoking joints people use to walk by our cell, look in, and fiend. A lot of … Continue reading Taking The Edge Off Prison Life

The Sky Is Beautiful

    This is a poem I wrote 14 years ago in November of 2002. As I go back and read some of my older poems, I contemplate whether or not I should share them. And if I do share them, should I edit them? Naw, I'll just give it to you how it is. … Continue reading The Sky Is Beautiful

Striving For Tranquility

    Inspired by the desire to change my ways. Inspired by desiderata and bright beautiful days...   Rise above the noise and hate, and float on a cloud of serenity. Absorb the tranquility found within silence. Without compromising your morals and integrity, try to be on peaceful terms with everyone. When you speak you … Continue reading Striving For Tranquility

Striving For Tranquility

Inspired by the desire to change my ways. Inspired by desiderata and bright beautiful days. With a humble heart, I bring you, “Striving For Tranquility” … Rise above the noise and hate, and float on a cloud of serenity. Absorb the tranquility found within silence. Without compromising your morals and integrity, try to be on … Continue reading Striving For Tranquility

A Late Night Poem

    For me, the hardest part of achieving success from prison is being patient. A task that should only take a few hours, takes days. A task that should take a few days, takes weeks, months, and sometimes years! I finished writing the manuscript for “Stone City: Life In The Penitentiary” back in 2009. … Continue reading A Late Night Poem