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Posts by Christian Rees

Word From the Big House (Excerpts from a Daily Rikers Journal)

The island is mostly chain-link fences tinseled with barbed wire rings, low temporary trailers marked with the names retired officers, wardens or chiefs, and the ten correctional centers.Read More ›

Tunes and Time: Excerpts & Poems from a Daily Rikers Journal

I read a passage from The Pearl while waiting for the Count to be made and the inmates to be led in a thin trickle to our closet-sized library.Read More ›