Journal entries – 10 to 13 September 2020

Thursday September 10th 2020 Today I have found the desire to pick this pen up again and bleed. You might think it’s easy to write for someone like me, to document my thoughts and emotions. But it’s not. Especially when I can find nothing but negative inside of me, all around me, with no light ... Read More

Journal entries – 20 to 31 July 2020

  20th July_ Breakfast: ½ pint of milk; 1 small apple; 1 peanut butter sandwich; 1 small piece of foodloaf. Lunch: 1 peanut butter sandwich; 1 small beef sausage; 2 pieces of bread; 3 slices of canned pears. Dinner: 1 piece bologna+cheese; 1 piece corn bread; 3 baby carrots. 21st July_ Breakfast: ½ pint of ... Read More

Journal entries from 6th to 9th August 2020

Journals from 6th to 9th August 2020 Thursday 6th August 2020_ We have been on medical quarantine lockdown for a month straight. A friend here mentioned that this lockdown has felt very long. I think that this is because of the absolute isolation we are enduring. I am really feeling it and I have grown ... Read More

Journals from 22nd to 27th July 2020

July 22nd 2020 Breakfast : ½ pint milk, 1 peanut butter sandwich, 3 oz oatmeal, 6 prunes. Lunch: 1 chicken patty, 1 biscuit, 6 baby carrots, 1 peanut butter sandwich. Dinner: 1 corndog, 1 peanut butter sandwich, 4 prunes. Here I am again pen in hand, trying to find a meaning in the insanity that ... Read More

Journal entries – 18 to 21 July 2020

Journal_ Saturday 18th July 2020 Today the results of Covid 19 retesting began to come back and it is not good at all. The results are not yet in but so far, 400 or even more positive test have been found in the general population of Polunsky. I have a bad feeling about it this ... Read More

Journal entries – July 8-12th, 2020

July 8, 2020 (« We gotta get out of here » by The Animals) “Everything is going to be alright” How should I not be glad to contemplate The clouds beyond the dormer window And a high tide reflected on the ceiling There will be dying there will be dying But there is no need to go ... Read More

Journal entries – June 25-July 5, 2020

June 25, 2020 (“So into you” by Fabulous) “If you think you can win, you can win. Faith is necessary to victory” William Hazlitt This morning I had an attorney phone call. I suppose I am expected to feel relief and be grateful. And I think I do when I think of the relief my ... Read More

Journal – June 8, 2020 @ 3PM

June 8, 2020 @ 3PM So have you ever had a day start where you thought it would be a good productive one then in the middle of it, have it go haywire and you have no idea when the chaos might end? We have been confined to our cells since June 6, 2020, when ... Read More

Journal May (continued)

May 13th 2020 Song: “Silver blue and gold” by Bad Company “The day you plant the seed is not the day you eat the fruit” _ Jennifer Garner Time flies for me and that feels good to me. When I can focus on this morning, this hour, this moment in time, then I excel. ... Read More

Journal 10th May 2020

song: “Grandma’s hands” by Bill Withers “God could not be everywhere and so he made mothers”_ Jewish proverb. Today is mothers day in the USA and I find myself thinking about my mother and my grandmother as well. Nobody will ever love you like your mother will love you. I remember my mother telling ... Read More