A refugee used to be a person driven to seek refuge because of some act committed or some political opinion held. Well, it is true we have had to seek refuge; but we committed no acts and most of us never dreamt of having any radical opinion. Before this war broke out we were even more sensitive about being called refugees. We did our best to prove to other people that we were just ordinary immigrants.
Fifty Thousand Words, Supposedly August 15th One of my high school history teachers was something of a pothead. Actually, I guess he was probably my favorite high school teacher, although that probably had more to do with the fact that he would buy us bottles of whiskey for the Friday night football games.
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One of the many gun-towers which ring the perimeter fence. View of the Death Row building from within the perimeter fence taken, I believe, from near 1-Building This is the external hallway which connects Building DR to the visitation room.
The complex to the right is Building.
This is as close as we ever get to touching grass or being outdoors. If not for the fence, I sometimes feel I would gladly get whacked over the head with a baton for stumbling and falling into the field. Basically, a metal detector for your backside. The upper portion sticking up on the right side is for scanning your mouth.
Windows to Control can be seen behind the chair. This is where all movements are monitored and controlled for the DR population. Another view of Control.
Think Safety…when you are clubbing an offender unconscious. The rather anticlimactic entrance to the Death Capital of the Western World. The first of the crash gates along the central DR hallway. In one of my earliest entries fromI described how the paint scheme resembled the bleeping of a heart monitor, jagging up and down in the distinctive pattern which we are all familiar with.
People wrote me angry letters, claiming that my words were more incendiary than veridical, and that no government body would do such a thing.
This is socially acceptable behavior in Redneckland. The entrance to A-Pod, my current home. When you hear keys jangling about and the rusty creak of these small doors opening, you know they are about to shut off the water and institute a shake-down.
They picked a relatively clean cell, at least in terms of the amount of paint still on the walls. Nearly all of the paint in my cell has peeled off.
View of a home-made clothesline in a cell.
This is a prime example of a TDCJ catch type situation. These clotheslines are contraband, and for having one you can be written up. Most of us use our sinks, though I have heard of men using their toilets as well.I was talking recently to a friend who teaches at MIT.
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