"It's about words, and words are all I have…"



the barbed wire

the smoke stacks

the chains on the gang

the railroad cars in line

the line of Humanity

the guitar wailing out

the cries of the lost ones

on Parchman Farm

on Parchman Farm

when we were young



September 24, 2000  

for Illinois

on his 42nd


*(Parchman Farm is the oldest prison, and the only

maximum security prison for men in the state of





Fall 2016

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