Oct. 5, 2015

The Silly, The Absurd, And The Ridiculous: Introduction

by Joaquin Jordan (author's profile)


I currently reside in Mule Creek State Prison, which is a maximum-security prison within the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation. MCSP has a sensitive Need designation, which means that it accommodates the housing needs of inmates who are in protective custody. This includes the famous, infamous, notorious, dangerous, and the retired. It is a diverse mix. Inmates are placed in Sensitive Needs Yards (SNY) for the following reasons. 1. They have dropped out of street or prison gangs. 2. They are testified in court again other criminals. 3. They are in prison for a sexually related offense. 4. They cannot safely live on a General Population (GP) facility for a failure to pay drug or gambling debts. 5. They are really young/old and are vulnerable. 6. they belong to a street gang that is green lighted (blanket kill on sight policy) by prison gangs. 7. They have some other sort of case factor that prevents them safely programming on a GP facility.


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BSun Posted 6 years, 11 months ago. ✓ Mailed 6 years, 11 months ago   Favorite
Consider using more figurative language to make story truly come alive. There is a literary technique, "show, don't tell" that is useful.

Ex. "...exhausted from the task of fervently spanking his own posterior, the inmate soon fell into a deep slumber now assaulting all within earshot with his stupor-induced snoring."

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