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American Prison Beds for Sale: The Sinister Convictions of Our Golden State by Jessica Holter

American Prison Beds for Sale: The Sinister Convictions of Our Golden State by Jessica Holter

* Written in 2010 (I will followup with an update with links to current Prison Related Pages, available on the internet.)

American Prison Beds for Sale:

The Sinister Convictions of Our Golden State

by Jessica Holter

When I first conceived the idea that American citizens with family members in prison should consider investing in the fast growing industry, to raise money for legal defense, I fear my friends thought I was just ranting. But just today, I found out that even church folks...


About Essential Oils

About Essential Oils

These Essential Oils offer some of the most powerful healing options available from the hand of Mother Nature. Clove, Eucalyptus, Frankincense, and more...


The Art of the Mack: Legacies Lost in Translation

The Art of the Mack: Legacies Lost in Translation

Perhaps, in the wake of public scandals regarding famous Black Men, we should consider that history is being written here. There are lots of famous White men, who have done dastardly deeds, yet their art still sells for millions. Yet, some of the greatest achievements in American entertainment history have been made by men who will be remembered as rapists, pedafiles and drug addicts.

Take for example  Walter Richard sickert, whose art piece Nude before a Mirror, Fitzroy Street has an estimated value of $80,000 or so. I know. Who...


A 10 O’clocker’s Words of Wary (Poetry by Jessica Holter)

A 10 O’clocker’s Words of Wary (Poetry by Jessica Holter)

Certain words make me nervous

like nervous

which creeps down my spine and spreads through my body

infecting all my senses, as nerves are created to do

 

As a child, I was a 10 O’clocker

Too smart for whatever was being taught

from eight O’clock in the morning, until the first recess

I spent my mornings at The Electric Company

assuming it was somewhere near Sesame Street

where they seemed to have a lot of things

that did not belong there, like me

 

“One of these things is not like the others
One of these things just doesn't...


The Crack in Our Line by Jessica Holter (Ghetto Girl Blue)

The Crack in Our Line by Jessica Holter (Ghetto Girl Blue)

The Crack in Our Line

 

Come with me as I backslide

to someplace far back in time

when rappers were griots

storytelling urban deities

making bootstraps of rhyme

Welcome to the other side

Before the female fall from grace

into the great crack in our line

that put our sisters on their knees

stole our grandmother’s wings

spoiled the fruit of our wombs

filled our breasts with poisoned powder

before the World found us complicit

in the crimes against us

 

Before the crack in our line

that...