Visit Boston Magazine'sand read my blog about poets behind bars who are sending their words into cyberspace. It's part of a three-part series about writing and art blogs from prisoners. The talent behind bars!
"Prisoners have long written poetry from inside the prison walls. For incarcerated men and women—as for all who have the urge to write poetry—Robert Frost’s words ring true: the poem “begins as a lump in the throat, a sense of wrong, a homesickness, a lovesickness.” Poetry is the need to express what’s locked up inside, and for the prisoner, the bars are real." More