Archive for May, 2012

Black Tears

Tuesday, May 29th, 2012

I sit in the night before the darker entrance. Fires of yellow here and there across this ground. Ground that lays as if plowed by the devil himself….. My name is Shoanna. I am 12 years old. I work where that entrance leads, drops. In the coal mine here in the West Virginia mountains. They […]

Come Paragraphs Come

Monday, May 14th, 2012

Ahhh, the cell so dresses my soul Dark and plain colors from bunk to hole Scream up to any Saint to see Me just me, deep within sorrows all can be Such was I caged and caught never to walk bow fool, bow to fault Yet, we’ll give your due….. stand You have stood you […]

Leather, Love, And Thoughts

Tuesday, May 8th, 2012

It is early. The summer dawn has just passed its state of loneliness. And here I sit in the very corner of the dusty leather shop. The barred – window is to my left. I see the prison compound….. waiting like a quiet zoo. There is a piece of leather below me. My fingers ache […]