Poetry contest results
- 1st place : The thirteenth amendment, Amended - Name Withheld
- 2nd place : The Dwellers - Victorious Belot
- 3rd place : Death of a Dog - Derrick Corley
- Honorable Mention : Flow - John E. Christ; Obsidian Black - Delvin Diles; Void - Gilbert M. Davila
From the very beginning of Prisoner Express prisoners have been sending us poetry. As we received more submissions we began to feature prisoner poems in our newsletter. With the help of volunteers we have staged a number of public readings of prisoner poems, as well as conducted poetry contests for prisoners who wish to participate. Through poetry many of the prisoners we work with express themselves. We invite you to read their writings and step into their world.
Prisoner Express Poetry Anthology
Some individual poems are listed below.
- Belot, Victorious -- The Dwellers
- Christ, John E. -- Flow
- Corley, Derrick -- Death of a Dog
- Corley, Derrick -- Festival
- Davila, Gilbert M. -- Void
- Diles, Delvin -- Obsidian Black
- Hines, Hilton -- "I Had a Dream"
- Jackson, Spoon -- It All Comes Back
- Jackson, Spoon -- No Beauty in Cell Bars
- Jackson, Spoon -- This Time
- Jenkins, Joseph -- Exclusion
- Name Withheld by Request -- The thirteenth amendment, Amended
- Parker, Johnie -- Untitled