On April 20, 2010 I went numb. I had to! Fight or flight….. I choose to survive.
Nothing about the system was just. No evidence, perjured testimony, a subterfuge case. I caught my breath as the judge said 32-50 years in prison for crimes I did not commit. When will I breathe again?
Sitting alone in my cell…. I found my God. My mom couldn’t carry me. My family didn’t understand. Friends disappeared shortly after the jury’s verdict read.
This time is serious. Not a moment to play. Freedom is the goal…. by any means necessary.
Courts not persuaded to grant relief??? Has anyone actually read the paperwork? Why do they keep saying I aided and abetted him whose case was dismissed, he was in jail on unrelated charges at the time of alleged offense? They convicted me of acting in collusion with him when prosecution knew his case had been dismissed. Fight or flight…. I will never give up!
It’s a rollercoaster ride for years. Twists, turns…… tic tic tic to the top to crash at the bottom repeatedly. I want off!
9-11-17 I got a court date. Excitement beyond words! Tic tic tic… appeal denied…. crash. Jailhouse lawyer scammed me. Filed bogus paperwork.
For 7 years I could only see the exit. Now I need to internalize to see how I got here.
Six months into my incarceration I lost my partner. We did get to talk days before, so I guess that was goodbye. One year in, my best friend died. Grandpa gone. Six months after that I lost my only brother. He came to see me Sunday and died Wednesday. Best visit ever and that was goodbye as well. Grandma hold on! I’m coming….. I’m fighting Grandma! I need you to fight too! Grandma didn’t make it either. All I have left is my Mom. She’s there alone and need me. Why can’t they just look? Read the file. See the lies. Let me go home. My Mom needs me! I barely breathe. Lumps in my throat. Fight or flight. I can’t do both. Body in shock. Wait… no…..I see a flicker of light. Fight! You gotta fight!
Tamerra Washington 486364
3201 Bemis Road
Ypsilanti, MI 48197