Death_row stories, books, poems, and more

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Short story in the form of a collection of letters detailing the last six months of a delusional prison inmate's life before his execution. Author Note: This is my first Short Story I have published, really. I'd like completely honest feedback. Read More
I was once task with writing something special for a Black History Month celebration...I didn't have a clue. I checked out a book of Langston Hughes work. Wow! Now that guy could write! Anyway, I came up with 'Tinted Glass' and read it aloud at the ceremony to some 400… Read More

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“And if you gaze long into an abyss, the abyss also gazes into you”-Nietzsche “Beyond Good and Evil.” Read More

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The story of a man awaiting deaths door, in death row. Why was he there? Who had he become? Had he murdered the light of his life, the essence of perfection that was- Jenifer. This is a short "ghost" story i wrote for an assignment. I would really appreciate it… Read More

Poem / Poetry

September 28, 2012

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A poem about some guy that no one will read. Read More
Tess Gabel remembers the day that her brother was murdered in a random act of violence. She remembers sitting through a trial praying for justice, and she also remembers the killer going free and an innocent man being convicted and sentenced to die. Now, six years later, she is working… Read More
Michael Allen Vail is in the last moments of his life. Will he show remorse for the crimes he committed? Read More
Written in the late 1970s. A poem written as a letter from a man on death row. Probably not so popular these days in the modern revenge society. Remember as the Bard said, “The evil that men do lives after them. The good is interred with their bones.” Read More
Sort of inspired by Johnny Cash and Nick Cave songs Read More
An acrostic poem about death row Read More
A short scene I wrote to brainstorm for a novel I plan to write in the future. Daniel's younger brother, Red, was a serial killer who has just been executed for his crimes. Read More

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This is literally my first attempt at transferring a poem from my mind to paper. I came up with the idea, and wrote it down all within 20 minutes, so please forgive me if it is not up to most peoples standards. I was watching a television show about people… Read More
About a man expressing his thoughts about death row and capital punishment... Read More
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