Category: Matthew Epperson

Happy Fathers Day by Matthew Epperson

In our world it is next to impossible to be a successful father. And what is a successful father? Is when your children avoid the penitentiary and all other illicit behavior? Is it when your chlidren are all college graduates? Or better yet, is success determined by longevity […]

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A.D.D. by Matthew Epperson

Ever since I was a kid, I’ve delt with attention duration ploblems. I’m not so bad as to deliberatly lose my train of thought in the middle of conversation, but when an idea strikes, my complusion to speak on it, or bring it into existance is overwhelming. It […]

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A Mothers Love by Matthew Epperson

I have done you wrong. I have lied to you, cheated you, stolen from you, and abandoned you. Though I’ve never hit you, I’ve hurt you and made you cry. I’ve disappointed and upset you. I’ve mocked you and your believes. I have taken advantage of your kindness, […]

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Critic #1 by Matthew Epperson

I’m closing in on a years worth of work towards my novel A Splendid Compromise, and it has been close to 6 months since I’ve had anyone proof read it. I have a trusted friend in here who does not care about hurting my feelings. (Love you Stew) […]

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My Friends by Matthew Epperson

In this place I’ve met some amazing, artistic, and genuine people. It goes without saying, you can’t judge a book by its cover, even though most people do. Heck, even I do it. I digress. The artists, musicians, and/or cultured people live their lifes in here as if […]

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How Did I Get Sick by Matthew Epperson

Sunday, I was fine. Monday, my throat started itching and my nose got congested. Tuesday, I was sweating while getting my hair cut. Tuesday night, I couldn’t sleep because I was freezing, in and pain, and couldn’t breathe. Wednesday morning, I layed around reading ‘A Season In Purgatory’ […]

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Relief by Matthew Epperson

On this day, April 2nd 2018, I have completed the first, rough draft of my manuscript, ‘A Splendid Compromise’! HALLEUJAH!! It has taken a little over 10 months to get a complete rough draft, but I have persevered and finished the first part of this long race. I […]

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Blessed by Matthew Epperson

There is a huge wave of cynicism that clouds prison inmate’s views. Not only their views, but converstation, ideas, and hopes are all subject to jadeness. Most prisoners believe every prison staff is a rat (snitch), that every person from a different ethnic group is part of their […]

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Learning by Matthew Epperson

I’ve taken on piano. I knew how to play before now. If you wrote out a chord progression, I could play it. Reading music on the other hand… Not so much. I’m a skilled musician. I know what I’m talking about musically and I’ve been learning it for […]

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TGIW by Matthew Epperson

Thank God It’s the Weekend. Humor me with your stories. What was one of the craziest weekends you ever had? What are you going to be doing this weekend? If some of you don’t know how to contact me, go to jpay.com and type in my name and […]

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Springtime by Matthew Epperson

One of the most glorious seasons is spring. The outdoors are filled with wonder: The cacophony of birds screaming at one another, all of the animal kingdom is in rape mode, the air is striking pandemonium on the sinuses, and the winter flesh is sagging and beaming in […]

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? by Matthew Epperson

Do you ever have those days when you don’t know what to say or do? Maybe you feel like saying nothing is the best way to describe it? Just letting the silence paint the portrait of whats going on inside? I don’t ever want to offend people by […]

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Lakeridge by Matthew Epperson

Here is a song that I’ve recently wrote and I have some youtube links with some simple jam guitar I hope you all like. Lakeridge When I was young I would never land, Soring high in some foreign land, No drug induced imagination, Now the best I have […]

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