A Re-Post of My Memoir So Far

  1) INTRODUCTION - A Prologue To My Memoir 2) CHAPTER 1(A) - The Blue-Bird & The Welcoming Party 3) CHAPTER 1(B) - An Introduction To My New Reality   *Just wanted to say "Thank You" to everyone who has read my story up to this point. I really appreciate the encouragement, the great advice, and…

It’s Okay To Ask Questions

Usually, when I tell people about the years I spent in prison, that I went in at sixteen and got out at twenty-five, they of course seem surprised, but I always get the feeling that they're reining in their facial expressions, like the most natural part of their response is that one second after my…

An Introduction to My New Reality

  1) Prologue To My Memoir 2) Chapter 1, The Blue-Bird & The Welcoming Party    The heap of state-issued linen was bulky and warm and smelled of cheap detergent. There was a decrepit mattress cover, one sheet, an old gray blanket (woolly and itchy), a thin pillowcase, a bar of soap (that irritated my…