In Bill Bryson's book, In a Sunburned Country, he describes the harsh landscape of Australia's Outback. "It's almost not possible to exaggerate the punishing nature of Australia's interior. It's an environment that wants you dead."
On a frightengly cold morning (- 3 with the wind chill) I stepped into the sardine can they call the B train.
Imprisonment around the world.
Life outside the prison walls.
The families of death row inmates.
Confessions of a relationship prisoner.
Advocating for the indigent in rural Minnesota.
A look at life behind the bars of a South Korean prison.
Five poems exploring themes of imprisonment.
I've been acting silly lately. I've spent my time thinking about the people out there who have lost their jobs, their homes, their healthcare, even their health. I've thought about those who sleep in their cars, on relatives' couches, or on park benches. I should've been thinking about the people in this country who are truly suffering: bankers' girlfriends and Brown University students.