Category: prison

by Ronald Johnson

I at times wonder does the American people realize whats going inside the prison system and the Court rooms around the country? Do America thinks it isn’t any issues with the people who man prisons, if a Police offer lacks in common sence judgement who has been given […]

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( prison waste ) by KODY OSCO

*o* its not easy waking up everyday swallowing the little bit pride I’ve found In our broke prison system! yet despite the fact you must fight for everything, even for your rehabilitation!, so we have 8 phones in every house, ran by bullies and political wanna be gangsters!!! […]

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ISOLATION:

Isolation Separated from all he loves & holds dear Then being told he won’t be reunited with them for the next 22 YEARS!!! The idea of how this all came about STILL ain’t so clear One minute you’re in the mix, right in the middle & thick of […]

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SENSATIONALIZING CRIME:

The problem with shows like the First 48 is that they sensationalize murder, sensationalize stereotypes & From all the episodes I have seen of that show ALL the murderers are either African American or Latino Most of the victims are either African American & Latino, And the only […]

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RESPONSIBILITY IN PRISON

I categorize most guys in prison in two general ways. The first group don’t like to admit that they did anything wrong. They say that what they did was justified, or they got screwed in some way, that if you look at the facts, you’ll see that they’re […]

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SELF-CONTROL IN PRISON

The more I go on in this place, the more I see the crude or even destructive behavior of guys in prison as attempts to exercise some control over their lives. Hell, I even have to admit that some of the rationale I had (even if I didn’t […]

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COMPLAINING IN PRISON

There’s a lot of it. And of course, there is complaining, and then there’s complaining. Complaining about a true injustice or bit of unfairness is one thing. Understandable, and it should be dealt with (constructively and in an adult manner, of course). But all too often in prison, […]

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ADVERSITY IN PRISON

Prison itself is a long line of adversity, of course, especially when you grow up here like I did. And adversity can be good if you have the right attitude. It teaches you to deal with things. I imagine that when I get out in October, most of […]

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REASON IN PRISON

It’s hard to find. Recently we’re trying to adjudicate a turns-based system for certain privileges, and it’s difficult. Many guys just cannot see something as being in their own self-interest. They think that selfishness is good for them, but it’s not. It makes the system bad for everyone. […]

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Prison Life

Wasup everybody? How y’all doing? I hope this letter reaches you in the best of heart, mind, body, spirit & health. It’s Wednesday today. I am happy to say that on Monday I recieved my food package my beautiful family ordered for me. I got nothing but cocoa […]

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Prison Days

Wasup y’all? I hope this letter reaches you in the best of heart, mind, body, spirit & soul. Today is Sunday, once again another rainy day out here in Aberdeen,WA. Sometimes it seems like the rain never stops. It was nice earlier, the sky was beautiful blue, it […]

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