Category: Jason Thompson

I’m Worried, by Jason Thompson

I’m worried my paranoia on COVID is getting to me. I’ve laid here three consecutive nights trying to act like I don’t feel that soreness in my throat, or that ache in my head. Secretly refusing to acknowledge that both are getting progressively worse. How’s this for poetry […]

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Something Personal, by Jason Thompson

I am not ashamed to admit to having had thoughts of suicide. It’s not that I didn’t or don’t want to be alive, because I definitely do. I believe it’s my psyches way of not being afraid to explore any and all available options to relieve negative emotional […]

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Written, by Jason Thompson

In all my years, yet have I been a witness to an event, occurrence or phenomenon which has been able to so drastically alter, or otherwise halt prison’s normal operations. All things outside of its razored parameters have failed in their previous attempts to affect its inner environment. […]

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DAY DREAMIN’ by Jason B. Thompson

The other day I was in the education department helping this young cat work on getting his GED, and in between his needing my help, I day dreamed. Memorized into a slight trance like state watching the pencil secured between his thumb and forefinger, fanned back and forth […]

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Note To Self, by Jason B. Thompson

“Birthdays are the worst days.” I didn’t say it, Biggie did (RIP). What I said was more along the lines of a Mobb Deep lyric of “fuck birthdays”. Or at least I use to say it. With my birthday falling in this month, I find myself considering all […]

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Untitled, by Jason B. Thompson

I’m a card player. Quite different from what can be referred to as a gambler. Gambling is to bet money on a chance occurrence. Whereas a card player uses his or her natural gift of card sense, plus the acquired technique of manipulating the variables to manifest his […]

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