Archive for March, 2011

(more of) The Crack Riot Chronicles

Thursday, March 31st, 2011

They say if you put two convicts, each one in a high tower, a football field apart. One has a cigarette, the other a match, they’ll both smoke. Locked in that cell with old man Sam, we got the low down on things through the prison grapevine……like there was construction being done that day, on […]

The Hearing

Tuesday, March 29th, 2011

Your Honor, Your Honor, understand my life for I am the one they chose to be the loneliest In this loneliness a dripping melts from my heart drop by drop Thus these drops all in my cup of sorrow which I am forced to drink again and again. Then cometh and come the gray morn, […]

The Crack Riot Chronicles... part 2

Monday, March 28th, 2011

Turning over in my sleep. I saw dark moment on a cell block roof across the prison compound. Yet, sleep taking over, thoughts ended and I closed my eyes. Came morning, and as I hung up the phone, they were there. Three black guys, the Hewit brothers and good people. “……dont go to the yard, […]

The Crack Riot Chronicles....

Friday, March 25th, 2011

It happened in October, 1995. Where twelve federal prisons exploded, due to a bad decision handed down from Washington, D.C. Mark Givens, a once prisoner friend of mine and now still a friend of mine, but free. Both of us were at one of those rioting prisons. We lived through it, thank God and the […]

"Three Acts"

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2011

And the start of it…… Eruption; into this life. Seems not bad in the beginning. Seems to worry is short. Laughter comes each day. Play had its ups and downs. Than, once in a while along comes a clown. Though the area wasnt that much. On certain days came a little luck. Eruption; you’ve grown […]