Tag: incarcerated

INTRODUCING DICK OPPEN

  Hello, my name is Dick Oppen. I am 47 years young living life on lifes terms. My body is in prison for some past mistakes but my mind is free. Like the men in uniform say, I Think it was the marine corps…. “Improvise, Adapt and Overcome”! […]

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blessing in disguise

Uncertain what lies around the next corner, I feel my way through this dark room that we know as the prison system. Uprooted and disoriented, there isn’t any chance of growing comfortble or complacent. One one can liken the recent turn of events in my life to being […]

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Just for fun

If I really desire to find what is fun in each situation I will find it. I mean its so easy to find what stresses me out about doing something,and what I dislike in each situation. So why can’t I do the opposite? There is no dark without […]

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A WINNING PRIZE WAS NOTED THAT FAST WITHIN MY MIND..

^”””””””””””””””””””””””””””””””‘”””‘^ “Good evening, Mr Anderson. Your up rather.” She spoke with a soft caribbean accent that made my blood hot, but it also told me very clearly she loved being in charge in all she did, its all in the voice. My reply was. “Cant sleep?” I’ve got […]

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RIGHT TO DIE- INITIATIVE 162

Initiative 162 As Drafted and Proposed by: Bruce Bennett DOC #990306 ——— OVERVIEW: Initiative 162 is designed to reduce the ever increasing costs associated with criminal incarceration. Known as the “Right To Die” law, Initiative 162 is similar to “Die With Dignity” laws enacted to ease the suffering […]

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A DAY IN THE LIFE OF PRISON

Wakin up in the morning under paper thin white knitted blankets, sleeping on white sheets, on these new 6 inch gray plastic mattresses. The 1st thing I see, is the bottom of the top bunk & the dim yellow of the count light just comin on at 6am. […]

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CHAPTER 5

The year 1987 I was thirteen, when i got my frist gun. Crack Cocain strated surging through our neighborhood like the plague. There was so many people getting high, it was crazy! Thats when the gang wars started. The first gang to penetrate our projects was the LA […]

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HOW SOON THEY FORGET

When I got sentenced to 18 years in prison, I had a facebook page friend list over 5 hundred. I would sell between 35 and 85 tickets to friends and family to my amature cage fights. In the last three years of incarseration 9 people have come to […]

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EVERYDAY IS ABOUT PROGRESS!!!!

as the 1st music artist in seattle’s history to release professional projects from prison, i understand the sense a lot of people have out there towards my music or even my genre. because despite being a very street orientated and giving a depiction of life many would rather […]

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‘Bout That Life…

It’s funny to me how people grow up in small towns , suburbs , and other little places where they can live cool lives , but they act like they’re from a real ghetto. I know this chick that’s originally from Portland , Or , she grew up […]

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Sounds…

Jeez! I have been meaning to get to this since a week after my last posting. It’s not because I am even that busy, nope. The excuse is the same as I have used in the past and will most likely reference in the future. I got stuck […]

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FROM GANGSTA TO MAN (PART 8)

Green Hill School was the begining of my transformation, I just didn’t know it. This place was gangbang central, the only thing that was mis the guns. There were Crips, Bloods, Black Gangsta Deciples, Vice Lords, Northsiders, and Southsiders, and a few Aryans/Skinheads. This place was the last […]

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PLAYBOY (part 2)

When you turn on the t.v. or get on the internet to watch a show, we see more & more the censorship beginning to fade. More & more shows are starting to show nude scenes with little or sometimes even no blurring out, & a lot of shows […]

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Looking Forward:

Its funny how the memory can bring back–in vivid detail–sights, sounds, and smells that make them cherished and favored. I could feel the crisp bite of foggy air this morning as I walked down to grab some breakfast. The fall colors, the first frost, and the geese flying […]

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Cancer Awareness!!!

Idk if anybody reads these blogs (because i havent yet heard a response), BUT… if 4 any reason someone comes accross this, In Memory of my Aunt Virginia who passed from Breast Cancer, PLEASE.. Check out these pages, share these pages and help spread the word for Cancer […]

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GREAT MEN NEVER GET COTTON MOUTH

I KNOW JS, KEEP’S THE POWER READY…. To say that life isnt the greatest understanding that us as humans expirence would be a disservice to the truest element in existance…………………To know that there is a GOD……….ONE. TO BETTER YOUR SELF IS IN THE PLANNG OF UNDERSTANDING GOD’S LAW’S […]

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INSTITUTIONALIZED?

After more than 18 years in prison, I’m at the one-year mark. My entire adult life has been behind bars, and when I get released next October, I’m going to be able to experience everything I’ve missed out on. And I’ve had discussions with people about how I’m […]

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