Took my mysterious friend six hours to make. Lasted all of half of one.
This is outright discrimination against dinosaurs. There are exactly 0 dinosaur students at this school — unlike the African American students, they can’t even fight against this racism. Kicking a man when he’s extinct, that’s just low.
His name was Nelson.
A robotic female voice spoke on behalf of Inmate Calling Solutions and offered to connect the call.
I declined, assuming it was a wrong number. I didn’t want to take away time from Nelson since he likely was trying to call someone else.
But Nelson was doing time anyways. Doesn’t sound like he would be too busy. Perhaps I should’ve taken the call. Speaking to an inmate. That would have been a first.
@ Brach’s Candy Factory. This happened 04/07.
Met this crazy badass Army vet — his name was Elwood. He lived in a tent tucked away on an upper floor of the complex. Jumped on top of passerby trains to get to and from.
Chicago, city of chapped lips.
I long for the humid, moist days of the Louisiana bayou.
In my youth, I played with alligators…and fire.
Then, once I matured, I played with the feisty Cajun women of the swamps.
They were dirty, grimey, but sweat has an irresistible appeal.
Alas, life is not always so simple.
It is more simple.