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This site is a collection of blogs written by prison inmates. It serves as a platform which allows them to share their individual stories, opinions, talents, and their inner thoughts. I support, understand, and believe that writing can be a great source of rehabilitation, growth, and healing. is managed by Suzie Bosko (

Blessed Samhain, by April Watson

Samhain (pronounced Sow-en) is a pagan holiday observed for centuries. Morden Wiccans often hold festivals that fall between the Autum and Winter Equinoxes. Samhain is celebrated on October 31st, the same day as the modern Halloween. Wiccans believe in a balance between life and death. For this reason, […]

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VOTING, by Robert Smith Jr.

Everyone is yelling get out and vote. As if our votes really count. No presidential candidate ever represents the people who were never intended to be a part of this country. Donald Trump and Joe Biden are not going to do anything notable for the poor, Blacks or […]

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Today, Facts, by Demetrius Copeland

Today, in the time that we’re living in, racial discrimination is the norm of the of day, (damn) rather it’s in the justicial system and our lives being treated as unequals with so-called blind justice with verdicts like Trayvon’s or failing indict with on camera murders like Tamir’s […]

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IT IS WHAT IT IS, by Sean Brown

Is it a tragic fantasy, or a beautiful nightmare? A flawed masterpiece, or a perfect mistake which the dark & the light both share? Seemingly hopeless Optimism in the face of harsh realities, Initiates that cataclysmic shift increasing sharp Mentalities, And sparking a whole new Vision. Perception of […]

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Take The Wheel, by Josh Blount

I’m currently in the Recovery while incarcerated program here at ISO. For our progression work we go through the 12 steps of NA program pretty thoroughly. I’m in the process of working through step 7, we humbly ask God to remove our shortcomings. One of the questions was,”How […]

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COVID-19, by Josh Blount

COVID-19 has really changed things up for everyone! Including those who are incarcerated. Obviously not to the degree of being out in the world but it has affected us. It has been about 8 months since I have had a visit and it definitely changes things up. I […]

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