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After an inappropriate moment with a prison guard, all one can do is write...the undeserving remains ever-hidden: Read More

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Fortunately, this story is not from my personal experience. Someone else told me her story and I wrote it. From what I heard from other sources, what happens in this story is not uncommon, and there have been even worse abuses. Even if this particular story is not real, there… Read More

Tags: prison, iran

A famous bank robber tries to take down a famous bank. Read More
The U.S. imprisons more people than any other country on Earth. Why is that, and how can we change it? Read More
My mind is rampant!!! I have just finished the tedious task of scanning, stapling, reading word for word dictation, piling up a huge stack, my 69 Love Letters, 2 pages each, written to my Mother Mary, by my Father Arthur E. Oberg, 1951 through 1953, while living in prison for… Read More
My Prolegomenon, Chapter14 Web of Love Letters, tells the tale of a Cowgirl who loved her Cowboy! But pregnancy cost money, and Art told Mary he would get the money, so they could be married and live happily ever after! But Mary would find out soon enough, love wasn't all… Read More

Tags: love, hope, sad, prison, letter

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"Updated entries...., evidence for My SLAG VALLEY SECRETS, my book. I cry, I get angry, I can control the dictation, but not my emotions, for my ..." Read More

life in federal prison is difficult, especially if you walk around with your chest poked out like a tough guy. lil cee learned this first hand when someone actually bought one of his wolf tickets. Read More

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The consequences of emotions that ran out of control. Read More
An inexperienced prison guard named Budo finds himself in a deadly situation, when one dark day in November a group of unwanted guests break their way into the facility before effectively taking the place over. Budo must team upon with two dangerous inmates in a desperate bid to escape alive… Read More
An interview with Christopher Scarver, discussing his books of poetry, his time in solitary confinement, and his opinions on American prison reform and rehabilitation. Read More
When you have good intentions, you are hunted in real life and haunted in the dreams. You must tame your ego above these forces so that they won't twist your intentions into evil. my struggle to make a good change in my hometown community has been guided by deep meditation… Read More

Tags: love, life, truth, prison

He has been called to the secret ploice department for questioning. Is it really questioning or returning to jail? Or what!? Read More
Before his scheduled execution, a condemned man discovers a terrible secret. Read More
He is all in darkness. It's the last hour of his life. He is totally confused. What is he to do? Read More
Video games may not be so innocent... Read More
He is in great danger. He has to run away somehow. What is he going to do? Read More

Tags: prison, danger, escape

Death seems to Robert "Ziggy" Zigstrom to be the only option left in his worthless life. He's been kicked out of the Navy, served time in the brig, lost his job, and worst of all, lost his woman. Then in the middle of a suicide attempt in his beat up… Read More
Prison literature has existed for as long as writing has. Something about the old saying that the pen is mightier than the sword rings very true. Book burning, suppressing writers and journalists, incarceration of creativity and the death of creators litters human history. But they are the ones who are… Read More
This is a sequel to Eye of the Hurricane, showing the "villain" from that story in prison and other characters from the past story. Read More

Tags: heroes, prison, escape

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This is an essay written for a research project in my nursing program. The project asks us to write about a movie depicting mental illness, and to speak about the relevant DSM-5 criteria. Following the essay, I've included a letter written to the commissioners of justice in the state of… Read More

Poem / Poetry

August 18, 2020

A short poem I wrote about the passing of my step-son's biological father and the errosion of our relationship. Read More
He is in jail . A number of strange things are happening. When will the sun finally shine? Read More
Twenty years in prison for something you didn't do... Read More

Tags: murder, prison, false

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I just got out of graduate school, it was my first year at a law firm. I was the rookie. The underdog, the firm that I worked for didn't let me do major cases just yet, so I have been looking into cold cases that have been piling up in… Read More
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