Jan. 6, 2021

No Place To Land(The Play)

From The Sound Mind by Floyd Smith (author's profile)



I wanted my first strike at becoming a [playwright] to reflect all characters, as being the collective "Main Character".
Parallaxtei, is real, because, in incarceration environments, He's not presenting himself as an open, [flamboyant] gay person, and also not, Transexual, in fact, He is not viewed differently from any other inmate unless, or until, He comes out as a same sex loving person, or as we say in the black community (SGL) Same Gender Loving Person.
da'Kid is a reality [due] to His youthful visage, reclusive disposition, and [addicted] to reading, study and innovative progress. Both of these characters are simply being, themselves.

It's inmates like da'Kid that question the discovery of the intentional invisibility of ethnographic LGBTQIA+ perspective books and materials, not only in the rotation of inmate to inmate sharing, but also noticeably missing from Prison/Institutional Libraries, in fact, on a more sadder note, (SGL) identifying inmate would need to have prior knowledge of an LGBTQIA+ Legal case citing in order to search American Facts of the presence of LGBTQIA+ people in American History.

Here, I took a shot at another inner prison reality about how a lot of Black inmates read, and study [about] Egypt/Kemet, and forget to realize that (SGL) inmates do the very same thing, and even with a whispering tone of secrecy, ask "THE QUESTION", "was there any gay Egyptians?" Even when we know of or are very sure of this truth, it's normally "da'Kid", that notices the extreme lack of access to this information from within the Walls and gates of Mass Incarceration in America.

Eric, is real on so many levels because, as a very well respected O.G. on the yard since way back into the 1960's, becomes the primary example of quality access to 'factual-based LGBTQIA+ intel being absent within prison.

Eric reveals himself as a real alpha-male when He takes the position of encouraging, fostering, and reacting environments for the advancement of ethnographic perspective study and open conversations on a prison yard that have been viewed for many generations as both uncomfortable, and forbidden. Eric, is the, rare reality, hero of part #1.

In part #2, POPz steals the show with old-school antics and Elder reasoning by way of no nonsense comedic wit.

Popz is real, to the degree that He effortlessly consolidates the vale of SWERVO and Chally Boy, the prison yard barbers, an ethnographic generational torch passed from Africa, the Black American Community, onto prison yards, the Social University where no topic is off limits, including Homosexuality.

Both Popz and Eric never allows for COVID-19 virus to devastate the microcosmic version of Gloval Society, where the last of the last are attended to last, where (SGL) inmates contract the very same virus that heterosexual inmates do, in real time, while doing real time, providing everyone, a safe place to land.

a play/film short

Based on a plethora of Incarcerated experiences from an urban gay perspective. This original version is written from the Black American Street disposition, however, the primary purpose of this work is intentionally race and cultural interchangeability, with space for Director's to produce an ultimate multi-race, multi-cultural performance cast.

Leading by creation methods provides for All LGBTQIA+ cast, putting on LGBTQIA+ productions within the incarcerated environment that are predominantly saturated by homophobic, and hypermasculine normalcies, forced on the general populations.

A copyleft, "Fair Use", Use with permission, by writer mandate for inner-prison creative arts, Drama Teams, and prison film production programs provides a new version of creative freedoms, and direction for this production, recording and collective sharing, and, not for profit presentations, be it live performance, or audio-visual reproductions, anywhere. This work also presents challenge for student research of multi-generational, historical, spiritual, and educational interchangeable content for the proper capitulations of scenes, dialect, and the authentication of heritage and culture, based on ethnic theme selected.

This work will remain incomplete, until more of society, and incarcerated LGBTQIA+ persons continue by exercising creative freedoms to write new stories, for this work is, an example, for the bases' of what is possible when we control the narrative of our own journey, and deliver the magic to each other.

The primary reasons I chose to extract the violent scenes from this original work was to allow for the liberation of historical facts dominate, and also because the topic of the effects of COVID-19 virus carry its own degrees of misfortune and the year 2020, all around the world, felt its string, and life extractions.

In memory of all the LGBTQIA+ incarcerated people around the world, I gift this version of our journey, so I continue to fly, searching for a safe place to land.

- Parallaxtei
Blacks, Latinos, Asians, USO's, Whites, Jewish, etc...
I'd love to know you did it on your own, and/or also participated in a multi-cultural version.
Like Pac told Danny Boy, "Do Yo Thang Son".


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podgurski.ma Posted 2 months, 2 weeks ago. ✓ Mailed 2 months, 1 week ago   Favorite
Thanks for writing! I finished the transcription for your post. You're very well-spoken.

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