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A Funny Story

“Then it dawned on me: people didn't care. I was, contrary to my firmly-held belief, not the center of the universe - my little Bildungsroman epiphany.” More

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Thinkin’ About You

“Or maybe he's thinking that his life is a mess, and that he’d rather die than go on living. And what he doesn’t know. . . you and I… More

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The War Within

There’s a phrase I’ve heard all too often during my time in prison: “I’ve been doing this all my life.” It’s one I’ve used myself, but I quickly follow… More

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Broken Pieces

“First off, I wnat to say sorry for the pain I've caused, and at the same time, I know no matter what I say or how much I apologize,… More

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The Law of Averages

A blind covers the window, though sunlight pokes in to the almost empty room through open corners. A couple plastic laundry baskets hold unfolded clothes, and several cardboard boxes,… More

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