Dec. 23, 2021

Free And Unbroken

by Troy Hendrix (author's profile)


Spending the past 20 years in captivity for crimes that I'm undoubtedly innocent of, is like having a dagger buried deep in the base of my spine. It's paralyzing. I was kidnapped by captors, and forced upon this slave plantation(prison), and the 13th Amendment makes clear that I am indeed a slave. My corrupt overseers decided that mere captivity was not enough, so they have kept me buried deep within the belly of the beast. Within the rotten guts of solitary confinement for the past 16 years (and counting). I refused (and still refuse) to be oppressed, so I rebelled. I refused (and still refuse) to be submissive, so I repelled. They kept me isolated and subjected me to agony and suffering, this place is Hell. yet I still remain FREE and UNBROKEN.
As the years passed by, I did the opposite of what they had hoped or expected. I sharpened my mind instead of losing it. I strengthened my physical form instead of deteriorating into a pile of rubble. I kept a tight grip onto pieces of my soul, instead of letting them snatch all of it away. And I found ways to create warmth, to combat the coldness that threatened to completely chill my heart and bones. Even on the days when I fall, I get back up bruised and battered, but I still remain balanced and unyielding, I still remain resilient, I still remain FREE AND UNBROKEN.
(Google-PrisonsKill Podcast on APPLE Podcasts)


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singleservice Posted 2 years, 5 months ago. ✓ Mailed 2 years, 5 months ago   Favorite
Thanks for writing! I finished the transcription for your post. Your message of remaining unbroken is very inspiring. You are strong, and you will remain strong.

Nunidior2pretty Posted 2 years, 4 months ago. ✓ Mailed 2 years, 4 months ago   Favorite
Aww baby I know that feeling of constantly feeling mentally abused , I’ve experienced this at young and still now . My name is Dior and I’m 18 I know I’m young but I got a lot of potential and I see the same in you which is why I’m interested to get to know you better as a person. Your mindset is everything to me , the way you express yourself is so attractive and bold . I have a lot of chaos going on in my life and I honestly feel as though we have a similar mindset. Ive struggled with communicating because I’m constantly being mentally abused by those around me when all I want is to be heard. I’m so inspired by your writings and your mindset!! You got this pa I see the potential in you. I would love to have a person like you by my side, I would be so much happier (mentally) stay strong boo and don’t give up. I would love to get to know u better if you do reach out (heart emoji)

- Dior

PuertoRicanGoddess Posted 2 years, 1 month ago. ✓ Mailed 2 years ago   Favorite
I will always be there for you baby we will take this journey together until you are free love u

prodeathdem31 Posted 1 year, 9 months ago. ✓ Mailed 1 year, 8 months ago     1 Favorite
As the one author with some sense on here said to you: You deserve what is happening to you. Romona did not deserve what happened to her.
You have had a chance to sharpen your writing skills and educate yourself. Something you shouldve been doing when you were on the outside something that Romona was doing already.
You talk about your rights I can only hope that you are reminded everyday about the life you took the family friends that you robbed of their loved one.

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