John W.

John W. is an inmate of the Warner Creek Correctional Facility in Lakeview, Oregon. His poem was inspired by the book Incarceration Nations: A Journey to Justice in Prisons around the World by Baz Dreisinger.

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The Prisoner’s Lament

They want me to be nonviolent, And surround me with violence. They want me to make better choices, And remove all meaningful choice. They... Read More