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Physical Touch V. Mental Touch

This writing is for the women that value a physical touch more than a mental touch also it is for women that don’t know how or what to value. Ladies, many of you value a physical touch because one that’s the only thing the men you choose have to offer. Because this is the only […]

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Systemic Racism in American Prisons

By Jerry Metcalf Facebook.com/Jerryametcalf.jr Twitter @JerryMetcalfJr1 Instagram.com/jerryametcalf_artist.writer A few days back, I sat in my cell listening to two white prison guards hold a conversation about systemic racism outside my window. One of them outright refused to acknowledge systemic racism might exist, claiming that it was all fake news, misinformation, and propaganda conjured up by […]

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D i v i n e L a w

“So with the Divine Law which is the stay of the universe, the heart and life of the cosmos–it is that [,] which protects and upholds, and it is no less protective in its penalties than in its peaceful blessings; it is, indeed, all eternal protection which is never for one moment withheld, and it […]

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Yeah, They Shocked His Bitch-Ass Back to Life

By Jerry Metcalf Facebook.com/Jerryametcalf.jr Twitter @JerryMetcalfJr1 Instagram.com/jerryametcalf_artist.writer “Yeah, they shocked his bitch-ass back to life,” a white prison guard said to a few other white guards standing around him laughing at his cruel words. The guard referred to an older incarcerated black man who’d suddenly dropped dead on our prison yard about a week ago […]

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L.O.V.E.

“Lift. Others. Value. Everyday.” In the world we live in today, love is most definitely needed. There is a great dislike, disconnection, disdain, and vitriol for people amongst the human family. Everyone s on edge for obvious reasons. The pandemic, inflation, gas prices, being over worked or the lack there of, and the list goes […]

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An Open Letter to the Michigan Supreme Court’s Chief Justice

By Jerry Metcalf #251141 Thumb Correctional Facility Facebook.com/Jerryametcalf.jr Twitter @JerryMetcalfJr1 Instagram.com/jerryametcalf_artist.writer Dear Supreme Court judge Bridget M. McCormack, I approach humbly, head bowed, pride checked at the door. Back in 1995 I shot and killed a man (a crime for which I am truly and deeply sorry). I was then tried and found NOT guilty […]

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Happy Momma Monday!

Song: “Love’s like That” Artist: Boney James/Rick Braun/Foreplay Thank you for the days and nights that you were that somebody right there, being just what was needed, the reason, only because of the love inside you. Thank you for the moments that felt so heavy, that it seemed you could not take another piece of […]

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Forgiven

Wow! I just listened to pastor Steven Furtick on TBN on channel 4 at 11:00a.m. count Mon-Fri is when he is on but before I got this jpay today my Pastor on TV said the same thing and today I’m struggling with this one thing is it better to ask for permission or to ask […]

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My Favorite Acronyms

By J.C. Riley #288310 I remember it like it was yesterday. I was in a Church youth basketball league, 9 to 12. I played for a Church called Tried Stone Baptist, and the coaches wore green t-shirts with Detroit on the back and it read: DETROIT Doing Everything To Reach Others & Inspire Them I […]

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FOOD FOR THOUGHT

Still in my thoughts……. How is it possible to have had the experience of incarceration and not be the change you needed to see?? I’m speaking of broken promises. Ignored calls. Let downs without follow thru. Inaction. Disbelief. Blowoffs. Irritation with the process. I’m speaking of forgetting. Never lose your sense of wonder people. Know […]