Monthly Archives: October 2014

Dear Young Lady

Young Lady, I won’t share your name, but we both know it. And, even if no one else ever learns I’m speaking to you, I need you to know what I think of you. I’ve been thinking a lot about heroes. In the last couple weeks, I met Bryan Stevenson. I listened to Father G. […]

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What Charlie Said.

Recently, I attended an event for Free Minds Book Club. Each month, Free Minds hosts a night where volunteers review and respond to poetry written by incarcerated youth. The volunteers’ comments are then sent back to the young people, showing them that their voice continues to matter. Returned members have spoken often about the importance […]

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