1. Symphony

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    February 3, 2015 by J_R_Heaney

    The following poem “Symphony” was written to help me illustrate my perception that the judicial process is not always as attentive to …
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  2. Forgotten

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    January 22, 2015 by J_R_Heaney

    Forgotten 46 years old 15 spent on death row Taken without batting an eyelash — Beaten in a cell Frozen …
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  3. Island of One-Thousand Days

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    December 2, 2014 by dd3411a

    Historically, we reference the last mile of our life as a green mile. In Stephen King’s novel, The Green Mile, …
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  4. Black Bodies

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    November 4, 2014 by canyoufeelitburning

    Mike Brown headline

    It seems that the death of young black men has a “shot heard ’round the world” effect. The world stops …
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  5. Illustrations from “Time on the Cross: A Meditation on Lethal Injection.”

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    October 30, 2014 by rachelternes

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    These are two illustrations from the essay “Time on the Cross: A Meditation on Lethal Injection,” by Robert Johnson. The essay …
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  6. Inmate / Officer

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    October 23, 2014 by J_R_Heaney

    This short poem is inspired by a section from Crime and Punishment: Inside Views edited by Robert Johnson and Hans Toch. The …
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  7. Canvas

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    September 24, 2014 by J_R_Heaney

    Canvas Born blank like a canvas Not white, Not black, Nothing but opportunity. — You picked me up, Picked up …
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  8. Learning

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    July 30, 2014 by canyoufeelitburning

    Oftentimes in advocacy for prison reform we plead for mercy for the innocent. But what about those who are admittedly …
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  9. Naked

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    July 23, 2014 by sarahbousquet1

    Naked In prison, You are naked Nothing to hide behind Nothing to shield you You are alone   There is …
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  10. Painted Man

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    July 15, 2014 by alexamariekelly

    In my life I painted houses Dripped color on clean walls I trace the battle scar that spans my stomach …
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